Tag Archives: hunting

Md. appellate court: Montgomery County bowhunting program not animal cruelty

‘We are confident that the General Assembly was aware of the provisions in the Natural Resources Article which recognize the importance of hunting for a variety of reasons, including wildlife population management,’ the Court of Special Appeals held in allowing Montgomery County to proceed with a pilot bowhunting program to control the deer population at two county parks. (File photo)

A pilot bowhunting program to control the deer population at two Montgomery County parks is not considered animal cruelty under state law, a Maryland appellate court has held. The Montgomery County Department of Parks announced the deer management program in ...

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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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Expanded Sunday hunting coming

(AP) The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it expects to implement regulations allowing more Sunday hunting in Western Maryland during the firearm deer season starting Nov. 29. Spokeswoman Karis King said Thursday that the department expects a notice of ...

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