Tag Archives: department of natural resources

DNR head denies retaliating against spokesperson for Facebook remark

Scott MacMullan, an Annapolis solo practitioner, says lawyers should use social media, such as Facebook, to engage with both colleagues and potential clients. ‘It’s a way to start a dialogue and develop a relationship with people where you can then take it offline,’ he says. (AP file photo)

The head of the Department of Natural Resources denied Thursday that a duty reassignment for an employee was related to a social media post referring to a gubernatorial candidate for governor as an “a–clown.” Candus Thomson, a spokeswoman for the ...

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First in Md: get driving, hunting, fishing licenses at 1 office

A rockfish is snared in a fishing net after being caught by anglers on a charter boat near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. A new smartphone app is designed to help track and manage recreational fisheries for rockfish and other fish. (File photo/The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

ESSEX — Maryland residents are now able to get hunting, fishing and driver’s licenses at the same place in Baltimore County. The state Department of Transportation and the Department of Natural Resources opened the state’s first combined office Wednesday in ...

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A new role for nonprofits saving the bay

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police Officer Steven Hunter looks through some binoculars in 2012, just south of Annapolis. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record).

While conservation groups typically stick to advocating for policy and regulatory changes, a few Maryland organizations recently found themselves playing an unusual role in helping investigators solve the biggest illegal poaching case on the Chesapeake Bay in 25 years. Earlier ...

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DNR opens hunting at St. Mary’s park

After requests from the hunting community, Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources decided to permit limited hunting at Newtowne Neck State Park in St. Mary’s County during the 2014-2015 season. Hunting had been suspended when the park temporarily was closed in ...

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