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Boating Safety Cutbacks at DCL!

Boating Safety Cutbacks at DCL!  The Lake Lowdown – Issue 1   In the 2012 season at DCL there will be a reduction of Natural Resource Police (NRP) “manpower” of 30% under 2010 funding levels—see chart below: Year   2010 2011 2012 Total  – Watercraft Accidents(reportab
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Eurasian Watermilfoil Study Update

EWM study update, 6/6/12 Bruce Michael, Director, Resource Assessment Service, DNR has just reported: For more information Mr. Michael can be contacted by; email: bmichael@dnr.state.md.us or by phone: 410 260-8627   Friends of Deep Creek Lake has written Mr. Michael asking he inf
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Attorney General tours the Lake; Observes shoreline erosion

Attorney General Tours Deep Creek Lake! “Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler visited the Youghiogheny River and Deep Creek Lake on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, the first stop of his 2012 audit of Maryland’s rivers and tributaries. Since beginning his statewide tour and environmental
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Three presentations to community groups over Memorial Day weekend (UPDATED)

Friends of Deep Creek Lake briefs 3 local community groups Over the Memorial Day weekend, Friends of Deep Creek Lake briefed 3 local community group on specifics issues impacting their sections of the lake and provided resource materials to a fourth association. These were very produc
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DNR Sediment Study Phase II

DNR Sediment Study Phase II PLANNED WORK FOR 2012 AND SHORTCOMINGS After a year delay, DNR has begun Phase II of their Sediment Study Plan. Copy of the document describing the plan can be found here. At lot of time was spent last year securing funds for Phase II work. Final outcome is
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