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Tag Archives: Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Supreme Court declines ex-Md. officer’s First Amendment appeal (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a former Maryland Natural Resources Police officer’s claims he was fired in retaliation for exercising his constitutional right to speak in criticizing an MNRP captain’s behavior and was denied his statutory right ...

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Frosh urges justices to decline ex-Md. officer’s First Amendment appeal (access required)

Maryland’s attorney general Wednesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear a former state Natural Resources Police officer’s claims he was fired in retaliation for exercising his constitutional right to speak in criticizing an MNRP captain’s behavior and denied ...

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Justices show interest in ex-Md. officer’s First Amendment appeal (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court has shown interest in hearing a former Maryland Natural Resources Police officer’s claims he was fired in retaliation for exercising his constitutional right to speak in criticizing an MNRP captain’s behavior and denied his statutory right ...

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Water woes at Maryland trout hatchery prompt seismic probe (access required)

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland fishery managers say they’re looking for a geological explanation for a historic drop in the flow rate of a spring that feeds the state’s largest trout hatchery. The Department of Natural Resources said in a statement Tuesday ...

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Maryland switches contractors for state park reservations (access required)

  ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is announcing a new contractor for state park camping and cabin reservations. The agency said Tuesday that Camis Inc. will start handling reservations this spring under a contract approved in November ...

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BGE to make Md. electric rights-of-way into homes for pollinators (access required)

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. has plans to make some of its rights-of-way more hospitable to animals that pollinate plants. About 200 acres of BGE’s electric rights-of-way in Maryland state parks now maintained by mowing will become meadow or prairie ecosystems, which ...

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Maryland awarded $800K to restore oysters in Chesapeake Bay (access required)

WASHINGTON — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $800,000 to Maryland to help restore the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced the award in a news release Tuesday. The award to the Maryland ...

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