Meade Natural Heritage Association

MNHA Banquet Sunday October 23nd 4-6 PM at the Maryland City Volunteer Fire hall.   3498 Fort Meade Road Laurel, MD 20724

Come out and see Brian Donaldson Vice President of Memberships (Information above) in August when MNHA begins permit sales at the Hunting Control Station (HCS)  each year and continues through the hunting season.


To purchase a permit you must have a current Maryland hunting license, hunter safety course card (from any state), and cash, check or money order for $70 ($35 for Juniors / Seniors). 

Permits and memberships will be going on sale at the Hunting Control Station beginning Wednesday, August 3rd  from 6 - 8 PM!!  Hunting permits for the 2016-2017 Season will cost $70 ($35 for Juniors / Seniors).  Please help support MNHA continue to run your hunting program by introducing new hunters (friends, family, co-workers) to our hunting association! 


Buy a MNHA Membership!!


Ø      Permit Sales Throughout August: Saturdays 10AM until 2PM  and Wednesdays from 6PM - 8PM at the Hunting Control Station.  Please remember to bring your hunting license, hunter safety card and check or cash.

Ø      Don't forget to add a MNHA Membership to your permit sale for an additional $10. 


 Membership Benefits: Quarterly MNHA Newsletter detailing North Tract hunting information and MNHA activities, several MNHA range days for members only to maintain firearm proficiency, voting status giving you a voice in determining your hunting association's future, ability to utilize MNHA's bow range, post items for sale on MNHA's bulletin board, and entrance to our yearly MNHA Membership Banquet!!

MNHA is excited to announce the new Volunteer Incentive Program!! This program has been designed to encourage more volunteer participation throughout the year with various volunteer opportunities: work/grass cutting days, tree cutting days, range qualifications, Bass Pro events, Hunting and Fishing Day etc. This program allows volunteers to accumulate volunteer hours for  MNHA Rewards.


Reward Incentive

Level I - Anyone is eligible after volunteering 20 - 50 hours Free MNHA Membership

Level II - Eligible after volunteering 51-100 hours Free MNHA Hat and $10 of Tickets at the

Membership Meeting

Level III - Eligible after volunteering more than 100 hours Free MNHA Permit for the Current Year


All hours must approved by a MNHA office representative or board member. When volunteering, please make sure to log your hours in the new log book that has been placed in the hunting control station.


Board Members are not eligible for the rewards.


The recording year will run from October 1st – September 30th

Remember we are a volunteer based organization and if you would like to come out and help for any of the events listed on this page please contact the committee that is running the event.

Reminder -
Patuxent Policy for Snow or Other Weather Emergencies

In conditions of snow or similar weather emergencies Patuxent will typically follow the policy announced by OPM for Washington, DC area Federal employees with regard to late openings or closings. In the event Patuxent has a power outage or extreme weather which would require that we deviate from OPM guidance, we will request that the listed radio/TV stations air our announcements.
NOTE - We will NOT be requesting Patuxent-specific announcements, unless policy is different from OPM guidelines. ALSO, we cannot guarantee that stations will broadcast detailed requests. Note the recorded message number at the bottom of this page for more-specific details.



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There will also be a recorded message on Patuxent's emergency message number: 301-725-0416
This is the best way to find out about Patuxent-specific operating procedures.