Watch this video on growth and impacts upon the Chesapeake Bay. Smart growth really is one answer.
Come celebrate Earth Day with friends! Volunteers are the key to protecting our streams. If we don’t pull out trash from streams, plant trees beside them, and identify stream sides that need more vegetation, who will? So, this Earth Day give back! Saturday April 18th 10-noon and noon -2pm. Raffle prizes, food and more! Location details forthcoming!
Water Watchers first spring clean up at Rivermist Park April 11, 2015 9 am-noon Volunteer!!! Support the Monocacy River Board’s Annual Clean Up!! Wear good boots, long pants and gloves. Water Watchers will give tshirts to all volunteers! High School Students: working on this campaign is a great way to get community service hours. […]
Thanks team for your great work. We got tires, sofas, palates, another buried shopping cart and plenty of trash (about 300 gallons). One of our Water Watchers who lives closeby will see about working on a sign that reads: Stream water becomes tap water. Streams are not for garbage. Please use a trash can or […]
By Lisa Troshinsky Special to the News-Post | Posted: Friday, October 31, 2014 2:00 am Rock Creek — a small but polluted stream in Frederick — became cleaner on Oct. 25, thanks to the Clean Water Healthy Kids Campaign, an initiative of Friends of Frederick County and its partners Wells Fargo and the […]
Saturday October 18th a troop of girl scouts planted trees with the non-profit Stream-Links Education along Glade Creek…12 new Water Watchers! More vegetation along the creek helps keep sediments along the bank and not in the creek. Glade Creek flows in to the Monocacy River, an important source of public drinking water. The […]
Environmental good citizenship Posted: Thursday, September 5, 2013 2:00 am While Farrell Keough makes some good points on environmental decision-making authority in his Aug. 19 letter to the editor, I would add that the general public can also contribute to making our environment cleaner and healthier. Recently I learned about a Friends of Frederick County […]