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Latest News

Deep Creek Lake Policy and Review Board met on April 2012, draft minutes attached

The draft minutes for the DCL PRB meeting held on April 23, 2012, can be found here.
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DNR SAV Findings 2011

DNR SAV Findings 2011
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DNR Secretary John Griffin Presentation on State of the Lake to Board of County Commissioners 11/15/11

The Garrett County Board of Commissioners heard presentation by DNR Secretary John Griffin and other DNR staff on November 11, 2011 . The  minutes and PowerPoint can be found here.
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EWM: The Facts

EWM Fact Sheet Eurasian Watermilfoil in an aggressive, invasive plant which is spreading throughout DCL. In 2011 Friends of DCL volunteers conducted extensive research on nature of this invasive plant, impacts on recreational and water quality in other lakes and what other states and
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Report on Deep Creek Lake Watershed by EcoCheck of UMD Center for Environmental Sciences

One Page Summary: A brief, one page summary of EcoCheck’s report can be found here. Four Page Newsletter: Deep Creek Lake Baseline Condition Assessment This newsletter summarizes the baseline health assessment produced in 2011 by EcoCheck for Friends of Deep Creek Lake in prepar
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