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Arrowhead Cove Tour

On August 31, 2016 Friends of DCL took members of the House Committee on Transportation and Environment on a tour of DCL. After visiting Cherry Creek and the State Park launch ramp, the tour ended up in Arrowhead Cove. Many aspects of lake aging and decline are manifest in this cove:
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Sediment Assessment & Action Workshop

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.
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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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