DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

HISTORICAL EVOLUTION


[photo, Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, Maryland] Department of Natural Resources
Conservation Commission, 1916-41
Conservation Department, 1922-41
Board of Natural Resources, 1941-69
Department of Natural Resources, 1969-


Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, Maryland, April 2002. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Aquatic Resources
Department of the Environment, Water Management Administration, Chesapeake Bay & Watershed Programs, 1987-92
Department of the Environment, Chesapeake Bay & Watershed Management Administration, 1992-95
Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake Bay & Watershed Programs, 1995-2003
Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake Bay Programs, 2003-07
Department of Natural Resources, Aquatic Resources, 2007-


[photo, Maryland Geological Survey, 2300 St. Paul St., Baltimore, Maryland] Maryland Geological Survey
State Geological Survey, 1834-1841
State Geological & Economic Survey, 1896-1941
Board of Natural Resources, Department of Geology, Mines, & Water Resources, 1941-64
Board of Natural Resources, Maryland Geological Survey, 1964-69
Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Geological Survey, 1969-92

Maryland Geological Survey, 2300 St. Paul St., Baltimore, Maryland, April 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Enterprise Services
Department of Natural Resources, Management Services
Department of Natural Resources, Mission Support, 2007-19
Department of Natural Resources, Enterprise Services, 2019-

Land Resources
Department of Natural Resources, Land Enhancement Services, 1995
Department of Natural Resources, Land & Water Conservation Service, 1995-2000
Department of Natural Resources, Capital Grants & Loans Administration, 2000-03
Department of Natural Resources, Land & Water Conservation, 2003-04
Department of Natural Resources, Property Management & Enterprise Activities, 2004-05
Department of Natural Resources, Conservation & Land Management, 2005-06
Department of Natural Resources, Land & Water Conservation, 2006-07
Department of Natural Resources, Land Resources, 2007-


[photo, Pine trees near Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, Maryland] Maryland Park Service
Board of Forestry, 1906-41
Board of Natural Resources, Department of Forests & Parks, 1941-69
Department of Natural Resources, Department of Forests & Parks, 1969-72
Department of Natural Resources, Forest Service, 1972-82
Department of Natural Resources, Park Service, 1972-82
Department of Natural Resources, Forest & Park Service, 1982-84
Department of Natural Resources, Forest, Park & Wildlife Service, 1984-91
Department of Natural Resources, Public Lands, State Forest & Park Service, 1991-92

Pine cone boughs near Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, Maryland, May 1999. Photo by Diane P. Frese.



[photo, Tawes State Office Building lobby, 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis, Maryland]

Tawes State Office Building lobby, 580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis, Maryland, April 2015. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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