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

Update on DCL Sediment Removal 2015-16

FoDCL Fact Sheet: Sediment Removal— Successes and Challenges Ahead In 2015:  Secured change in Maryland Law to include “dredging ponds, lakes and reservoirs owned by the state” opening Waterway Improvement Fund dredging monies to be used for first time since its creation in 1966
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DCL Policy and Review Board meeting April, 2016

The Deep Creek Lake Policy and Review Board was created when the State purchased the lake in 2001. Its purpose is to be the “local voice” in lake management. The Board meets quarterly. The only want citizens can learn what has happened is to read the meeting minutes, which
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“To Frack or not to Frack” answer our survey

We are seeking guidance from Deep Creek Lake stakeholders about how Friends of Deep Creek Lake should become involved in the “hot topic” of fracking.  What is your opinion?  Do you need more information?  What should we do? Please download this survey and then return it to
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Thanks for taking the survey on listing restrictions on PWCs at DCL

We have received tremendous response to our survey on whether to lift restrictions on PWC hours of operations. We will provide the Policy and Review Board with the data from the survey at their meeting on October 26, 2015 and post final results. What other topics should Friends of DCL
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