Conservation and Trapping News

Community, Wildlife And A Taste For Muskrat
Feb 24, 2023 11:10 ET

Dorchester County, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, is home to museums, monuments, and a local hero whose story is celebrated across the nation. But the “heart of the Chesapeake Bay” supports a way of life that has existed since Native Americans first shared their knowledge of trapping, hunting, fishing, and oystering with newly-arrived settlers. This weekend, Feb. 24 and 25, the National Outdoor Show celebrates this unique culture with two days of competitions, demonstrations, exhibits, food, family fun, and a visit by representatives of Cameron Parish, Louisiana, Dorchester’s sister county.

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