Tag: Department of Natural Resources
State fishery managers weigh cuts in Bay crab harvest
by Maryland Reporter | May 18, 2017 | News | 0 |
Chesapeake Bay crabbers will likely face some harvest restriction this season to protect future generations of the iconic crustacean, a move managers say is necessary because of the low population of young crabs. Fishery managers for Maryland, Virginia and the Potomac River Fisheries Commission all say they are considering shortening the season and imposing stricter limits on the harvest of female crabs.Read More
Uncollected tolls, alternative-fuel cars, unthreatened open space on BPW agenda
by Len Lazarick | October 3, 2012 | News | 0 |
The Board of Public Works, which ultimately approves much of Maryland spending, on Wednesday heard about plans to collect millions in unpaid tolls and heard about how Maryland was using alternative fuel vehicles. It also approved acquisition of Garrett County open space not yet threatened by development.Read More
Federal budget cuts trickle down to boating channels
by Len Lazarick | February 13, 2012 | Governor, News | 2 |
Everyone knows that looming federal budget cuts will have an impact on Maryland, but they are already affecting something as mundane as the boating industry. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will no longer be paying for dredging some of the 60 boating channels it used to maintain.Read More
Maryland creates a new fish story
by Len Lazarick | October 13, 2011 | News | 1 |
The state hopes that an emphasis on restructuring the aquaculture industry will increase its worth from the current value of $2 million to at least $10 million in four years. Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration has launched several initiatives to improve the industry.Read More
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