Water Stories

Montgomery County Virtual H2O Summit

Taking pride in local water quality, networking, and learning about what is happening in your area is what the H2O Summit is all about! Join

Climate Change at the Local Level: Protecting Our Watershed

When we think of climate change we often think of melting ice caps, rising sea-levels, extreme weather, and warmer global temperatures. These are the harsh

RainScapes Rewards Program Pausing for a Few Months

We want to thank all that have expressed interest in our RainScapes Rewards program this year. We have received a record number of rebate applications,

The Power of Scooping Poop

Have you ever heard of the Poop Fairy? No? Probably because there is no such thing. Pet owners across Montgomery County are responsible for picking

Becoming a Beekeeper

How did I get started? I got interested in beekeeping out of a desire to make a small benefit to our yard and neighborhood.  My

No One Wants Trashy Water: Pollution Prevention

What is the Problem?  Litter in our communities is detrimental local wildlife as it pollutes streams. Litter can be any piece of trash that is

Caring for Sligo Creek Walking Tour

County Green Streets and RainScapes Rewards projects in the Sligo Park Hills neighborhood provided inspiration to representatives of local congregations who recently attended a walking

Monitoring Montgomery County’s Streams

Did you know that September 18th is World Water Monitoring Day? Biologists at a site (Summer 2019) Since 1995 Montgomery County has maintained a stream

Introducing the #MontgomeryPlogs Challenge!

  In celebration of Storm Water Awareness Week, October 18-24, 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will launch the #MontgomeryPlogs Challenge in partnership with the Montgomery County

Watershed Grants are OPEN!

Grant opportunity NOW OPEN for 501c3 nonprofits to protect water quality and reduce stormwater. The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection in partnership with the
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