Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is the state agency responsible for wildlife conservation, wildlife protection, habitat management, information & education in Maryland.

The primary duties of the Maryland Department of Fish & Game is:

  • To manage and protect wildlife in Maryland
  • To manage wildlife habitat
  • To educate the public on wildlife and safe hunting practices
  • Set hunting and fishing seasons and creel limits
  • Issuing hunting and fishing licenses
  • Set hunting & fishing regulations in Maryland
  • Conduct tests for wildlife disease
  • Animal Reintroduction
580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD, 21401
1-877-620-8DNR (8367)