If you’re a wannabe falconer, you’ll be happy to hear that the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has made it cheaper to fly falcons, lowering the price of an annual permit from $25 to $10. They also lowered the fee you have to pay to capture a peregrine for falconry purposes to $10 from $25.
That said… it’s easier said than done. And if you’re really serious about hunting with falcons in Maryland, you should know that there’s also a complicated system involving tests, sponsorships, and inspections. But if you’ve ever been tempted, now might be your moment.