Important NoticeOn June 6, 2011, Maryland's only nesting Northern Goshawk and her three chicks
were found dead in Savage River State Forest near Grantsville, Garrett County.
The female goshawk was shot and the chicks subsequently starved.
In response to this unconscionable crime, the Maryland Ornithological Society
is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator.
CLICK HERE to learn how you can make a contribution to MOSís Goshawk Reward Fund.
If you have any information that can help solve this crime, please call the Catch-a-Poacher Hotline at 800-635-6124.
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(Listings and links below updated by Webmaster June 26, 2011 with information from DNR Website)
The following are the latest species considered endangered or threatened in the State of Maryland. Please note that this is NOT the Federal endangered species list. This list was compiled by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife and Heritage Division. And remember, if you see an endangered or threatened species it is very important that you provide DNR with this information. Use the handy form at the Wildlife and Heritage Service site to make your report.|