• Welcome to Friends of Deep Creek Lake!
  • to preserve our lake

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    in promoting
    Stewardship, Conservation, & Restoration
  • Embracing a Broad Watershed Approach
    to ensure a
    Sustainable Future for Deep Creek Lake

Governor Proclaims Lake Appreciation

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
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Green Glade by Drone

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DCL at 92– no in-lake management plan

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
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Deadline for Save DCL Petition

Please send your signed State Lakes Fund Petitions by July 14th. Please sign and then mail it back to Friends of DCL, 779 Chadderton School Road, Oakland MD 21550. Download and Sign the Petition (PDF)
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Garrett County Time by Smith and Roberts

Missing Garrett County and Deep Creek Lake? Here’s your fix
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