Maryland Natural Resources: September 2018

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September 2018

Photo of Belton with Tubman Organization

Labor Day may be the end of summer vacation, but now is a time when outdoor recreation is getting ready to peak.

September is a month when the Maryland Department of Natural Resources highlights our state’s spectacular and diverse terrain, and the role it plays in our culture, heritage and living history. Read more.

Still frame of video showing pelicans on an island

This month on AccessDNR, we check in on pelican populations, celebrate the prowess of state park lifeguards, measure water quality in the Chesapeake Bay and more!

Photo of foliage in mountains

Ready for fall? Before the leaves really start changing, sign up for our foliage and festival report touting peak vibrancy forecasts and more!

Photo of MCC Crew

The Maryland Conservation Corps honored 32 crew members as they completed 10 months of job training in conservation work and stewardship.

Photo of volunteers planting tree

Now a monthlong initiative, Day to Serve provides ample opportunity for you to volunteer with fellow Marylanders improving our communities.

Photo of yacht club owners

The Belvedere Yacht Club in Arnold became the latest to gain our “Clean Marina” status. Check out the steps they’ve taken to help the bay.


Early Migratory Game Bird Seasons
Eastern Shore Waterfowl Hunting Applications
Environmental Trust Protects 50 Acres
Free Trees at Corsica River Day
Harford County Woodland Protected
Lifeguard Competition Builds Camaraderie
Longhorn Tick Confirmed
New Wildlife Management Area
Rural Legacy Program Grants Top $25 Million
Six Coastal Resiliency Projects Approved


Sept. 8: Junior Hunter Field Day
Sept. 9: Woodmont Lodge Open House
Sept. 14-16: Patapsco Trail Fest
Sept. 18: Wetlands and Wildlife Field Day
Sept. 22: National Hunting and Fishing Day
Sept. 22: Trapper Education Workshop
Sept. 23: Wilderness Survival
Sept. 28-30: Outdoors-Woman Wing Workshop
Sept. 29: Monarch Release
Sept. 29: National Public Lands Day

Click here for our full calendar

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