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Introduction

Hunting Regulations Icon Maryland Hunting

Larry Hogan, Jr., Governor

Boyd K. Rutherford, Lieutenant Governor

Mark Belton, Secretary

Joanne Throwe, Deputy Secretary

Paul A. Peditto, Director of the
Wildlife & Heritage Service

Maryland Wildlife Advisory Commission
The Maryland Wildlife Advisory
Commission was created by legislation to advise the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources on wildlife matters.
All members are appointed by the governor. Contact the Maryland Wildlife Advisory Commission by writing to:
Maryland Wildlife Advisory Commission
Wildlife & Heritage Service
Tawes State Office Building, E-1
Annapolis, MD 21401
or email wac.dnr@maryland.gov

Commissioners
Luen N. Compton, Jr., Chairman
Tina R. Gregor, Vice-Chair
Stephanie L. Boyles Griffin
Erik T. Gulbrandsen
Mitchell T. Goetze
Joseph S. Michael
Joe Schroyer
Rand D. Weinberg

Maryland Department of
Natural Resources
Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service
Tawes State Office Building E-1
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, MD 2140
410-260-8540, FAX 410-260-8596
dnr.maryland.gov/wildlife

 

The Guide to Hunting & Trapping in Maryland is a publication of Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife and Heritage Service. Ads promoting political advocacy or ads regarding alcohol, tobacco and/or ads of a sexual nature will not be accepted. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife and Heritage Service is not responsible for any advertising claims contained herein. The department disclaims any liability regarding product pricing, claims, descriptions, availability, or condition. No warranty is expressed or implied concerning product errors, omissions or misprints.

This publication is intended as a guide only. For state laws and regulations, see the Natural Resources Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and the Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 08 at the following web sites:

  • Laws: lawlib.state.md.us
  • Regulations: dsd.state.md.us/comar

The facilities of the Department of Natural Resources are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or physical or mental disability. Accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Seven days advance notice is requested. This document is available in alternative format upon request from a qualified individual with a disability.

This program receives federal assistance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and thus prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, and sex in educational programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or service, please contact the Office of Fair Practices-Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Tawes Building, 580 Taylor Ave., D-4, Annapolis, MD, 21401. The telephone number is 410-260-8058. You may also write to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Civil Rights Coordinator, Division of Bird Habitat Conservation, 4040 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop 110, Arlington, VA, 22203.