The Public Comment Period for Proposed Regulations on Wildlife Management Areas has closed. Click here to view comments made by others.
Junior Hunt Days are special days just for hunters under a certain age to hunt accompanied by a mentor. NOTE: Hunters of all ages (that are not mentoring a youth) may participate in any of the other hunting seasons that are open during the Junior Hunt Days.
The Wildlife & Heritage Service would like to thank everyone who participated in this process through meetings and online comments.
2013-2014 Regulations and Application for Deal Island WMA and Fairmount WMA Impoundments
Waterfowl hunting in the impoundments has specific regulations including permit requirements for certain days and open and closure dates. For information and permit application click here.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the 2013-2014 early migratory game bird hunting seasons. Dove season marks the traditional start of hunting activity each year in Maryland. See 2013-2014 Public Dove Fields
“Hunting Leases, Associated Liability, and Appropriate Insurance”
In celebration of the start of summer and the end of the school year, Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the new 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.
3/2013- Now through December 2014, the Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas (MARA) is looking for volunteers to report sightings of reptiles and amphibians…
Volunteer safety instructors offer hunter safety classes statewide, helping to keep hunters and citizens safe.
Maryland holds three Junior Hunt Days (deer, turkey, game birds). Junior Hunters can also earn a Junior Hunter Certificate.
You can help save the Maryland Terrapin. Learn how to easily and inexpensively modify your crab pots.
National Hunting & Fishing Day on Sat., Sept. 28th. Free Admission & Free Parking. Join us for a day of fun!
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