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Hunting Opportunities

  • Maryland Hunting Permit Required
  • Daily Reservations are required, which are issued by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources by calling 301-743-5161
  • No Sunday hunting.
  • For additional information on hunting opportunities, please contact the Myrtle Grove WMA office at 301-743-5161

Flag Ponds Nature Park

  • Daily permits are issued by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Vertical Bow and Crossbow hunting only.
  • A maximum of five hunters per day are permitted.
  • The hunting is restricted to the north section of the park, between Woodland Branch and the cliff line (North Ridge Trail).
  • Hunters  park in the designated parking areas outside the gates. Parked vehicles must have a copy of a valid State Permit and Daily Reservation visible on the dashboard.
  • The opening date is the Monday before the late deer muzzleloader season.
  • 2018-2019 Deer Hunting Season Dates
    • Dec. 10–Dec. 31, 2018
    • Jan. 1–Jan. 31, 2019
    • Daily, except Sundays
  • No Sunday hunting; All other MD DNR hunting regulations apply.
  • Map of the Property with Hunting & Safety Zones 
  • More about Flag Ponds Nature Park

Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm

  • Daily permits are issued by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • A maximum of six hunters per day are permitted>
  • Safety Zones are marked around the entrance drive area and along the Forest Loop Trail
  • Hunters  park in the designated parking areas outside the gates on the entrance drive. NO PARKING in the equestrian area. Parked vehicles must have a copy of a valid State Permit and Daily Reservation visible on the dashboard.
  • 2018-2019 Deer Hunting Season Dates
    • Monday-Friday hunting from Sep. 7-Jan. 31.
    • Saturday hunting is allowed starting Dec. 1.
    • No Sunday Hunting
  • All other MD DNR hunting regulations apply.
  • Map of the Property with Hunting & Safety Zones 
  • More about Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm

Other Hunting Opportunities in Calvert County

Visit the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Southern Maryland Region web page for additional information.

Permit information: Wildlife & Heritage Service, 5625 Myrtle Grove Rd., La Plata, MD 20646, 301-743-5161


Landowners Liability: Public recreation on private land.

Title 5, Subtitle 11 of the Natural Resources Article of the Maryland Annotated Code

“The purpose of this subtitle is to encourage any owner of land to make land, water, and airspace above the land and water areas available to the public for any recreational and educational purpose by limiting the owner’s liability toward any person who enters on land, water, and airspace above the land and water areas for these purposes.”

Maryland Cooperative Extension Service Bulletin  357 (pdf)


CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Join our naturalists on explorations of our nature parks to learn about plants, animals, ecology and more! We have events for families, teens, adults, and summer camps.

Calendar of Events

Become a member

Your membership helps keep Nature in Calvert County. Tax-deductible gifts help Calvert Nature Society educate and raise awareness of our natural world, as helps support the county as it preserves and maintains these landscapes. Be a part of a growing community of individuals, businesses, and organizations that support Calvert County's nature parks.

VOLUNTEER

Calvert Stewards are the volunteer corps of the Calvert Nature Society and the Calvert County Natural Resources Division.

Learn about Opportunities  on our Calvert Stewards web site.

About us

Calvert Nature Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Calvert County’s natural heritage and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community. We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division. The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.

Contact us

For General Information, Event Registrations, and Facility Reservations:

CypressSwamp@calvertcountymd.gov
410-535-5327

For Volunteer Opportunities:
volunteer@calvertparks.org

Calvert Nature Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Calvert County’s natural heritage and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community. We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division.  The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.

Copyright Calvert Nature Society.
Mailing address: PO Box 122, Port Republic, MD 20676. info@calvertparks.org

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