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Outdoors Maryland program to feature Allegany and Garrett counties Feb 1st

January 21st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Reaching out with a fun Western-Maryland themed story - MPT's award-winning original series Outdoors Maryland will conclude its 33rd season by premiering two new episodes on January 25 and February 1 at 7:30 p.m. The season finales visit both Garrett and Allegany Counties, including Rocky Gap State Park, and High Rock Fire Tower.


In Allegany County, viewers will see the recreation of historic artifacts from the Weghkawamecq - the last settlement of the Patuxent and Mattaponi people. 


In Garrett County, viewers follow DNR Ecologist Dave Brinker as he visits High Rock Fire Tower to conduct an annual inspection of one of some 15 MOTUS receiver and antenna stations located throughout the state. MOTUS is global network of more than 1,200 receiving towers that enable researchers to track the movements of migrating birds, bats, and butterflies by fitting them with tiny radio transmitters carrying unique digital codes.


Outdoors Maryland presents thought-provoking stories that capture the state’s beauty as well as its diverse collection of ecosystems, people, and places.