Measure Your Crab Catch

July 15 brings changes to the minimum legal size of hard crabs.  Must be bigger as the summer goes on.

Photo of Owl by Gregory NickeyPhoto Contest Now Open

Submit entries online or by mail.  New category "Nature in Action" offers more variety. Enter by August 30.

Natural Areas News

Online Summer 2014 newsletter includes DNR's Natural Areas guide and great places to visit this summer.

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Governor O'Malley and Lt. Governor Brown


Parts of Deal Island WMA are closed to all crabbing activities until Sept. 2nd. Read more.

Elk Neck State Forest Rifle and Shotgun Ranges will be closed on July 26th. Pistol range is closed until early August.