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Wetland

Wildlife Management: Wood Ducks

Wood duck
The Wood Duck had often been called the most beautiful of all waterfowl because of its respledent plumage. Strict laws and prudent conservation management practices have brought it back from the brink of extinction. This fact sheet details the appearance, behavior, and habitat of the wood duck as...

Wildlife Management: Dabbling Ducks

Wood duck
Maryland is extremely important to migratory waterfowl populations. Dominated by the Chesapeake Bay and adjoining wetlands, Maryland provided prime wintering habitat for waterfowl. Recently, numerous private landowners have turned to managing private lands to attract a variety of waterfowl species...

Ecosystem Services Symposium

Thursday, Apr. 18, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Wye Research & Education Center
One day symposium to promote the concept of ecosystem services provided by Maryland’s terrestrial and aquatic resources. The symposium is being organized by MAES, ENST & Wye REC. See documents attached for details on Posters, Agenda, and Handouts. Contact Jean Hopkins at jhopkin2@umd.edu or 410...
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