June 26, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Maryland Encourages ‘First Day Hikes’

First Day

Start the new year off on the right foot. Maryland state parks will offer hike opportunities across the state from December 31, 2021, through January 2, 2022.

Young Artists Sought for DNR Poster Contest

Calling all fifth-graders! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Forest Conservancy District Boards invite you to participate in the annual Arbor Day poster contest.

‘Wild Maryland’ Cookbook Now Online

Cookbook

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has published a new online cookbook, perfect for anyone who likes their food on the wild side.

New State Law Bans Balloon Releases

Balloon

A new Maryland law prohibits intentional balloon releases.

Nov. 15 Deadline for Keep MD Beautiful Grants

Beautiful

Applications are now being accepted for the Keep Maryland Beautiful grants program.

Winners Chosen in DNR Photo Contest

Photo Contest

An Allegany County, MD, man is the grand-prize winner of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources 2021 photo contest.

Cookbook Offers Taste of ‘Wild Maryland’

Cookbook

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering a sneak peak of its new cookbook, soon to be available online. “Wild Maryland” includes recipes submitted by Maryland residents, featuring Maryland species.

DNR Bird Stamp Contest Has a Winner

Bird Stamp

Scott Calpino has won the Maryland Department of Natural Resources annual Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest.

Nominees Sought for Sport Fisheries Award

Fisheries

The Maryland Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission will accept nominations until January 31, 2021, for its Maryland Sport Fisheries Achievement Award.

Maryland DNR 2021 Calendars Available

Photo Contest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources 2021 wall calendar features the photographs that won this year’s annual photo contest. Order your copy today.