Youth at Junior Hunter Field Day

Junior Hunter Field Day Events

Held several times a year at different locations throughout Maryland, these day-long events are FREE and open to young people, ages 8 to 16. 
Baltimore Checkerspot by Jenn Frye

State Wildlife Action Plan Revision

The 2015 Maryland State Wildlife Action Plan revision is underway. Become a part of the process. We want to hear from you.

2014-15 Maryland Guide to Hunting & Trapping Cover

Guide to Hunting & Trapping 2015 - 2016

Welcome to the 2015-2016 Season! Maryland's hunting license year runs from July 1st to June 31st.  The new guide is now online.

White-tailed Fawn, photo by John Delano, Hammond/Wikimedia 

Visit Maryland's Natural Areas

Maryland is often referred to as “America in Miniature” because so many unique landscapes are found here. The public is encouraged to visit the best remaining natural areas found within our state.


Hunter Safety Education

Learn about Maryland's hunter education requirement and where you can take a basic hunter safety class.

Artwork for Spring 2015 issue of Habichat 

For Stewards of Maryland's Backyard Wildlife

HABITAT - the arrangement of food, water, cover, and space - IS THE KEY. Habichat is filled with suggestions for attracting wildlife to your backyard. 

Project Wild Logo - One Million Educators Gone WILD

Project WILD

Professional development for educators use ProjectWILD activities to teach basic skills in science, social studies, language arts, math, art, and music. Grades K-12.