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Volunteer Workshop for Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on August 12, 2017

August 8, 2017
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Blackwater NWR Volunteer - Contributed Photo

Do you enjoy meeting people from all over the world? Are you passionate about wildlife and wild places? Do you want to give back to your community and help others enjoy the natural resources that the area has to offer? If so, consider volunteering at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.
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MD Board of Public Works Approves Expansion of Chesapeake Forest Lands

July 26, 2017
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Chesapeake Forest Lands will increase by 1,664 acres following Board of Public Works approval today of a Maryland Department of Natural Resources conservation acquisition in Somerset County.
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Bellevue State Park to celebrate its 40th anniversary

June 27, 2017
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Bellevue State Park is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and the staff and the Friends of Bellevue State Park invite the public to join the celebration with all kinds of family-friendly activities and fun for all ages 11 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Sunday, July 2, 2017. The park will waive its entry fee...
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Board of Public Works Approves Cecil County Acquisition of 460-Acre Parcel Set to Become Bohemia River State Park

June 7, 2017
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The Board of Public Works today unanimously approved a Maryland Department of Natural Resources item to acquire 460 acres in Cecil County for the future development of a new state park.
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Governor Carney, DNREC Secretary Garvin announce renovations at Cape Henlopen State Park

May 23, 2017
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Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced renovations at Cape Henlopen State Park highlighting the newly improved campground and new amenities at the park’s Seaside Nature Center and Fort Miles Historical Area.
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Additional closure needed to assist beachnesters at the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park

April 13, 2017
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On March 1, 2017 the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park was closed for migratory and beach nesting shorebirds.The closed sections, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, were marked with PVC poles and twine with flagging for visibility.
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New Way to Plan Your Stay at Maryland State Parks

March 22, 2017
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The Maryland Park Service’s reservation system is transitioning to a new website — starting at 9 a.m. April 3, 2017.
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DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center to reopen April 1, 2017

March 2, 2017
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The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facility located in the heart of Delaware’s Bayshore Region, will reopen Saturday, April 1, 2017 after being closed for the winter.
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Pinelands Nature Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park has reopened

February 28, 2017
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The Pinelands Nature Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park reopened today following tree maintenance work. The trail closed Feb. 17 when Division of Parks & Recreation staff noticed that trees had fallen – or were leaning over – the trail. Parks staff removed a number of those trees within the trail to ensure public...
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Trail closures at White Clay Creek State Park

January 23, 2017
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Some of the trails within White Clay Creek State Park have been temporarily closed due to trail construction.
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