Natural Resources Newsletter: March 2017

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MARCH 2017

March Message

Dear Friends,

With more than 70 percent of our state’s population concentrated in counties along the shoreline of the
Chesapeake Bay and coastline of the Atlantic Ocean, Maryland is one of the most vulnerable states in
the nation (similar to Louisiana) to the impacts of anticipated sea level rise and severe weather events,
including erosion, flooding, salt water intrusion and inundation, and storm surge. Read more...

March Video

This month, we get sneaky with golden eagles, take to the seas with sonar, get fired up about land management and more!

Tubman Opening

Explore Maryland! The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center opens with a celebration weekend March 11-12. 


Take your best shot! Details for our 2017 photo contest are now live. Enter by Aug. 31 for a chance to win cash and prizes!


Gov. Hogan Names Admiral of the Chesapeake Bay

Annual Report Details Bay Restoration Projects

Backyard Buffers Program Improves Local Waterways

Trout Stocking Schedule Available

Deer Harvest Increases in 2016-2017 Seasons

Midwinter Waterfowl Survey Results

Men Sentenced Under New Anti-Poaching Law

Oyster Advisory Commission Reviews Proposal

Nominations Being Accepted for Environmental Awards

March Calendar

3/2 Trail Workshop in Cambridge

3/4 Hooley Plunge at Rocky Gap

3/5 Building for Bees at Seneca Creek

3/7, 9 Mallows Bay Public Meetings in La Plata, Arnold

3/11-12 Tubman State Park Opening in Church Creek

3/11, 18 Maple Syrup Festival at Cunningham Falls

3/13 Trail Workshop in Hagerstown

3/25 Maryland Day

3/26 Wildflower Walk at Gunpowder Falls

Click here for full March calendar

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