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As Md. bear numbers rise, so does hunt quota

HAGERSTOWN — The Department of Natural Resources says Maryland’s black bear population has more than doubled since 2005 and it’s adjusting the hunting rules accordingly. Wildlife biologist Harry Spiker said Friday that a population study done last year indicates at ...

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Maryland hunters kill 98,000 deer

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland natural resources officials say hunters killed more than 98,000 deer during 2011-2012 hunting season. The Department of Natural Resources says 98,029 were taken by bow, muzzleloader and firearms this fall and winter. Hunters killed 98,663 deer during ...

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DNR tracking of hunter education guns criticized

ANNAPOLIS — A recent federal audit says Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is threatening the public’s safety because of improper tracking of weapons used for hunter education. The audit by the U.S. Department of the Interior released last month found ...

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