Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The Department of Natural Resources preserves, protects, enhances and restores Maryland's natural resources for the wise use and enjoyment of all citizens.

DNR - Wide Objectives
1. Sustainable Populations of Living Resources and Aquatic Habitat
2. Healthy Maryland Watershed Lands, Streams and Non-Tidal Rivers
3. Natural Resources Stewardship Opportunities for Maryland’s Urban and Rural Citizens
4. Conserved and Managed Statewide Network of Ecologically Valuable Private and Public Lands
5. Diverse Outdoor Recreation Opportunities for Maryland Citizens and Visitors
6. Diverse Workforce and Efficient Operations