Deer in Spring Landscape

Of Interest


Art for Winter 2015 Issue of HabichatWinter 2015 Issue of Habichat Now Online

For Stewards of Maryland's Backyard Wildlife.



New Sunday Hunting Opportunities Begin November 24, 2014

The regulations to implement Sunday hunting legislation (SB 472 and SB 473) for the Western Maryland counties have been adopted and will be effective on November 24, 2014Click here to learn more.

DNR Seeks Black Bear Conservation and Migratory Game Bird Stamp Designs

The 19th annual Black Bear Conservation and 41st annual Migratory Game Bird Stamp design contests are open and ready for submissions.



Checking in your big game and need the county codes?

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Man showing young boy how to hunt for waterfowlDNR Announces Two Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days

Young hunters can hone their skills with the help of an experienced adult November 1, 2014 and February 7, 2015. Read more...



Canada Goose in flight2014-2015 Maryland Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons Flyer

Maryland Late Waterfowl Seasons and Bag Limits 2014-2015 Hunting Year

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Hunting & Shooting Sports Workshops!


Scenic View of Swallow Falls, courtesy of Kathy FachetNew Online Guide to Maryland Natural Areas

This online, one-stop travel resource is for anyone looking to experience the State’s most beautiful natural places, as distinguished by their pristine environment and rare plant and wildlife species.



Hunter Safety Volunteer instructors

Hunter Safety

Volunteer safety instructors offer hunter safety classes statewide, helping to keep hunters and citizens safe.

Photo of Junior Hunter, iStock image

Junior Hunting

Maryland holds three Junior Hunt Days (deer, turkey, game birds). Junior Hunters can also earn a Junior Hunter Certificate.

Photo of Maryland Terrapin

Attention Crabbers

You can help save the Maryland Terrapin. Learn how to easily and inexpensively modify your crab pots.

National Hunting & Fishing Day

Maryland Celebrates

National Hunting & Fishing Day on Sat., Sept. 27th. Free Admission & Free Parking. Join us for a day of fun!