Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Educational Resources

DNR Wildlife Trunks

Wildlife Education Trunks are available for checkout at the Maryland Geological Survey (MGS) in Baltimore City. The trunks available at MGS include:

  1. White-tailed deer
  2. Black bear
  3. Furbearer (14 species of mammals from foxes to raccoons)
  4. Wild turkey
  5. Growing Up WILD- early childhood kits
  6. Project EduBat Trunk - learn about bats (new for 2015!)

Trunks can be loaned for up to 2 weeks at a time, pending availability. Persons reserving the trunk will be responsible for picking up and returning the trunk to MGS. Proof of ID is required upon picking up the trunk. For directions/maps to MGS click here.

For information on the trunk contents as well as additional trunk locations, please check this DNR webpage.

To reserve a trunk from the MGS location, please contact:
Heather Quinn
Office phone: 410-554-5522
Email: heather.quinn@maryland.gov