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Maryland Environmental Trust Protects Historic Cecil County Land

December 15, 2017
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The Maryland Environmental Trust and the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy permanently protected 347 acres of Cecil County farmland and forestland along Route 213, the Chesapeake Country National Scenic Byway. Chateau Bu-De donated a conservation easement to protect the land surrounding its winery
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Delaware’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds hunters snipe and woodcock seasons continue through January 13, 2018

December 15, 2017
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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds Delaware hunters that the state’s second season split for snipe and woodcock continues through Saturday, January 13, 2018.
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Maryland’s Preseason Trout Stocking Begins in December

December 14, 2017
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will begin preseason stocking for the spring 2018 trout season as early as the end of December.
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Easterseals Helps Caregivers This Holiday Season

December 14, 2017
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If you are like many people caring for an aging loved one, take the time to check in with them this holiday season, whether you live close by or...
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Worcester Health takes aim at 2nd annual 1 Billion Steps Challenge

December 14, 2017
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Worcester County Health Department encourages residents to take part in the 2nd Annual 1 Billion Steps Challenge through the American Public Health Association.
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More Than 300 DCF Kent and Sussex Scholarships Available for 2018-2019 School Year

December 13, 2017
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Delaware Community Foundation December 12, 2017 52 scholarships available only to Kent or Sussex County students; Deadline March 15, 2018 High school students throughout Delaware are invited to apply...
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Maryland’s Community Resilience Grants Now Available

December 13, 2017
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Local communities and nonprofits are invited to apply for funding from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to prepare for coastal flooding, storms and other climate-related impacts, and to...
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Maryland State Police Easton Barrack investigate 4 car head on collision on US Rt 50 in Talbot County December 11, 2017

December 12, 2017
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At approximately 8:45 p.m., Troopers from the Easton Barrack responded to a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Ocean Gateway (US. Rt. 50) and Skipton Landing Road in Easton,...
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DNREC announces new deputy secretary and chief of staff in the Office of the Secretary

December 8, 2017
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Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today that the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will welcome two new staff members Dec. 11: Deputy Secretary Lisa Borin Ogden,...
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Maryland Environmental Trust Protects Scenic Farm in Talbot County

December 8, 2017
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The Maryland Environmental Trust, partnering with the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, has permanently protected 232 acres of farm and forest land along Maryland Route 33, known as the Chesapeake...
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Maryland DNR Secretary – A Watershed Year for the Chesapeake Bay

December 8, 2017
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Photo: Satellite image of the Chesapeake Bay, provided by NASA

When this year began, I knew it held great promise for the future of our most precious natural resource and treasure, the Chesapeake Bay. Maryland is committed to protecting...
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2017 Delaware Century Farm Families Recognized

December 7, 2017
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Six Delaware families which have owned their farms for at least 100 years were honored as Century Farms on Thursday December 7, 2017.
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DNREC announces Delaware hunting seasons continue in December, with waterfowl reopening through January

December 2, 2017
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Delaware waterfowl hunters are gearing up for the state’s third and final waterfowl split season, which runs from Friday, December 8 thru Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Easterseals Receives $10,000 Grant from The Safeway Foundation

December 2, 2017
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Pictured above (l-r) Renee Seal, Easterseals Supported Employment employee who works for Safeway, Sherry Sinnette, Easterseals employment specialist, Joe Dougherty, Safeway store manager; and Beth Altemus, Easterseals director of corporate and foundation relations.

Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore recently received a $10,000 grant through The Safeway Foundation to support Supported Employment services for people with intellectual disabilities. Participants, like Renee...
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A Festive First Friday Set for Sultana’s Richard & Virginia Holt Center

November 30, 2017
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his Firday, December 1, as Chestertown kicks off its inaugural 'Dickens of a Christmas' weekend, Sultana's Richard & Virginia Holt Center (200 S. Cross St.) will be a hive...
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Talbot County Man Charged With Multiple Child Sex Offenses

November 30, 2017
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As a result of an Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation, Maryland State Police criminal investigators today charged a Talbot County man with multiple sex offenses involving the...
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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers chart navigation course in January 2018

November 28, 2017
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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-day chart navigation course which begins on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, and concludes Sunday, January 14...
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New weather station helps students learn at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

November 28, 2017
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Photo: A new weather station, shown here, has recently been installed on Fogg’s Cove at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. The station is being used in CBMM’s K-12 school and ecology programming to monitor weather and water conditions, and is made possible through a generous gift from Lesley and Fred Israel.

A new, in-the-water weather station has recently been installed at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Fogg’s Cove along the Miles River.
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DNREC to accept applications for Inland Bays’ shellfish aquaculture leases on a first-come, first-served basis

November 28, 2017
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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will begin accepting more Inland Bays’ shellfish aquaculture lease applications postmarked after midnight Tuesday, December 5, 2017 on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Maryland Fifth-Graders Invited to Submit Arbor Day Posters

November 27, 2017
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Forest Conservancy District Boards invites all Maryland fifth-graders in private and public schools to participate in the annual Arbor Day Poster Contest.
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Thousands of daffodils planted at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

November 27, 2017
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Photo: More than 10,000 daffodil bulbs were recently planted at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. through the newly formed St. Michaels in Bloom organization.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (ST MICHAELS, MD – November 27, 2017) This November, more than 10,000 daffodil bulbs were planted at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as part of...
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