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Natural Resources
Our mission is to preserve, manage and operate natural resource areas to provide compatible outdoor recreation and educational opportunities for the public.

Park Hours and Holiday Closings

Calvert County Nature Parks are peerless examples of the ecological diversity found in Southern Maryland Region. Each offers significant opportunities for outdoor learning and compatible recreation.

Education and Recreation 
  • Calendar of Events Sign up for one of our Nature Discovery Programs to learn about the plants and animals of Calvert County. Education programs are sponsored by the Calvert Nature Society (formerly Battle Creek Nature Education Society). Visit the Society's web site to register and for more information.
  • Water Access including boating and fishing opportunities
  • Trails for Hiking and Horse Riding

Resource Management
The Division of Natural Resources also manages areas to protect the natural and cultural resources of the county.

Recent Happenings

NEW Natural Resources Brochure
The Calvert County Divisions of Natural Resources printed a new brochure featuring a map of all the natural resources facilities and information about the natural and cultural heritage of the County. Request a brochure by emailing or download a printer-friendly version (1.3 MB pdf)

Deer Workgroup Report (pdf)
In response to numerous vehicle/deer collisions and crop damage in Calvert County, The Calvert County Board of County Commissions directed that a work group be formed to make recommendations on options to reduce the impacts from deer overabundance in the county. The Commissioners approved the report on April 23, 2013.
Information on hunting opportunities in Calvert County

Natural Resources Overview
This presentation given to the Board of County Commissioners March 19, 2013 gives a division overview and a look at major projects.

Natural Resources Division is part of the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

Contact Us

Karyn Molines
Division Chief

Michael Rawlings
Office Assistant

Jerry King

Reservations and Information
Ph: 410-535-5327
Fx: 410-414-3473

Mailing Address
Calvert County Natural Resources Division
c/o Courthouse
175 Main Street
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

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