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  • Cunningham Falls, Cunningham Falls State Park, Thurmont (Frederick County), Maryland, April 2004. Photo by Ann J. Baker.

    [photo, Weeping willow tree, Anne Arundel County, Maryland] Maryland has 12,406 square miles, or 7,939,840 acres within its borders. Some 2 million acres are used for agriculture while the Department of Natural Resources owns and manages another 502,393 acres of public lands and protected open space.

    Weeping Willow Tree (right), Anne Arundel County, Maryland, May 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

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