News: 3,861 Wild Turkeys Harvested; Eyes on Deep Creek Lake

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May 30, 2018

 Photo of turkey in field of buttercups by Erik Yetter

Spring Turkey Hunters Harvest 3,861 Gobblers
Five Counties Report Record Harvests

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that hunters reported harvesting 3,861 wild turkeys during the 2018 regular spring and junior hunt turkey seasons. This year’s harvest was 8 percent lower than the record 2017 harvest, but well above the 10-year average of 3,406. Read more.

Photo of Deep Creek Lake

Deep Creek Lake Water Quality Monitoring Data Now Online
Eyes on Deep Creek Lake Provides Current and Historic Data

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has released a new online resource to help residents and visitors of Deep Creek Lake stay up to date on water quality data and information.

Visitors to the site can view monthly data such as dissolved oxygen, nutrient concentration and water temperature. Read more.

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