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Darlene PisaniDirector, Office of Communications
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Let The Maryland Natural Resource inspire you, your friends and loved ones to enjoy, protect and live in harmony with Maryland's breathtaking landscapes, waterways and wildlife. From camping to conserving land, from boating to bicycling, from hunting to healthy streams, this quarterly magazine has something for everyone! The Maryland Natural Resource IS your guide to recreation & conservation in Maryland!
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By Kristen Peterson
Restoring an iconic Maryland species.
The Comeback Quill Pig
By James McCann and Daniel Thomas
Porcupine population on the rise.
Get the Lead Out
By Kate Burgy, Heather Quinn and John Resline
Maryland Geological Survey results.
By Andrew Vecchio
The secret of Maryland State Parks.
Learning the Ropes
By Candy Thompson
NRP cadets prepare for natural resource careers.
The 2013 Maryland Natural Resource Magazine Photo Contest winners were announced and featured in the annual DNR calendar.
Harbor Seals - Much like human fingerprints, the harbor seal's pelage - or short, thick hair - is unique to the individual and ranges from silver to beige to black. Because it provides no insulation, it molts each year after breeding season. Layers of blubber instead keep the seal warm, adjusting the skin to the approximate water temperature while maintaining a core temperature of about 100° F.
1 lb. Maryland backfin crabmeat1/4 cup butter or margarine1 cup heavy cream1 tsp. tarragon OR fine herbs1/8 tsp. liquid hot pepper sauce
Remove cartilage from crabmeat. Melt butter in medium saucepan; add crabmeat and saute gently until thoroughly heated. Add heavy cream, tarragon and liquid hot pepper sauce. Heat until sauce has a creamy consistency, stirring occasionally.
Reduce heat to avoid burning. Set aside while making omelets. Makes filling for 4 omelets.
The Common Good
The Nature of Things
Maryland is...Smart Green & Growing
DNR @ Work
Karis King · Barbara RiceDarlene Walker
Kate Burgy · Lauren Dorrill
James McCann · Kristen Peterson
Heather Quinn · John Resline
Christine Runion · Daniel Thomas
Candy Thomson · Andrew Vecchio
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