Maryland DNR

In a sustainable Maryland, we recognize that the health of our society and our economy is dependent on the health of our environment. Therefore, we choose to act both collectively and individually to preserve, protect, restore, and enhance our environment for this and future generations.

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR). For more information on Maryland’s fishing and commercial fishing opportunities, visit DNR’s Fisheries Services. For information on our hunting opportunities, visit DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Services.

Maryland DNR’s Objectives:

  • Healthy terrestrial & aquatic ecosystems
  • Efficient use of energy & resources
  • Citizen stewardship, outdoor recreation, & opportunities to take action
  • Vibrant communities & neighborhoods
  • Long-term economic prosperity
  • Professional commitment