Friends of DCL is spending the summer mobilizing lake property owners to advocate for allocation of funds for the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund, recently signed into law by the Governor. We worked hard to get the Fund bill through the General Assembly because no such st
Uno’s Lower Level. Sat, July 29, 2017 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM EDT Beverages will be provided. Update of sediment removal efforts and next steps will be provided by FoDCL. Guest presenter is Lisa Borre, lead lake management scientist and North American Lake Management Society Board member.
The North American Lake Management Society promotes July as National Lake Appreciation Month in order to honor our lakes and promote their protection. In Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan joined governors across the country in issuing a Maryland Lake Appreciation Proclamation. This procl
The following is a Letter to the Editor written by Barbara Beelar after attending the ceremony announcing the Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan and formation of the Advisory Council. At the macro level the North American Lake Management Society promotes an in-lake management plan f
UPDATE: The slides for this event have now been published and are available here Kick off the month by attending the DCL Appreciation and Restoration Gathering: July 1, at Uno’s Lower Level. Light breakfast fare and beverages available at 8:30, presentations starti
Maryland Environmental Services will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, June 29, starting at 6 pm. MES states: “Garrett County’s contractors have performed a dredging evaluation to determine the most cost effective and environmentally and publicly acceptable location from which t
Garrett County has contracted with Maryland Environmental Services to provide a sediment management plan for Deep Creek Lake. ( Full contract : MES-Garrett Co Contract) Such a plan should include assessment of each sediment impaired cove, determination of best methods for s
Friends of Deep Creek Lake has launched a new petition campaign– asking Maryland Governor Hogan, our state delegation and County Commissioners to act to allocate funds for the newly passed State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund. As passed and signed into law on May 4, 2017,