Water Stories

Montgomery County receives a $1,000,000 grant for watershed restoration projects

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently awarded the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection a $1,000,000 Chesapeake & Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund

The Montgomery County Watershed Restoration and Outreach Grant Program is now OPEN!

The Montgomery County Watershed Restoration and Outreach Grant program, offered by the Montgomery County Government and the Chesapeake Bay Trust, is now accepting proposals to

Montgomery County stormwater summit for homeowners

On June 6 the Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of Maryland (UMD) hosted a Montgomery County Stormwater Summit for Homeowners at Brookside Gardens

Know Your Blooms: Swamp Milkweed

Have you noticed the blooms of swamp milkweed? Starting in June, swamp milkweeds flowers start opening in sunny habitats in the County, such as wet

The Montgomery County green infrastructure stormwater tour was a big success!

Chesapeake Awareness Week was the first week in June and the celebration kicked off with a Stormwater Tour! On May 31st, two busloads of landscape

Blue Spotlight On: The Anacostia Watershed

This is the first in an upcoming series where we put the "Blue Spotlight" on a local watershed. You'll get a quick look at this

Celebration Amidst the Rain: Little Falls Community rallies around a new Bioretention

It was a dark and stormy night… Well, you know how the story goes. And recently, it seems we’ve had many stormy days and nights

It's Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week! Take a selfie for the Bay

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Councilmember Craig Rice proclaimed the first week of June as Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week in Montgomery County. Residents are

Civic engagement opportunity: join the County's Water Quality Advisory Group!

On May 11th, County Executive Ike Leggett announced that the County is seeking applicants for the Water Quality Advisory Group. The Montgomery County Water Quality

Hollywood Branch: A neighborhood stream restored

Located on the east side of Colesville, Hollywood Branch is a tributary in the greater Paint Branch Watershed. From 2008 to 2015, more than 4,400
1 2 3 4 5 9