Water Stories

Reducing Stormwater Runoff and the Use of Deicing Chemicals

Pervious Pavement: What is it?  Pervious pavement is a system for reducing stormwater runoff, ensuring less pollutants enter our waterways, as well as reducing the

Stormwater Ponds In Montgomery County

What are They and Why are They There? You may have wondered what all these ponds are throughout Montgomery County.  In most cases they are

Arbor Day

Arbor Day in Maryland! April 7, 2021 Did you know that every state in the nation observes Arbor Day? The date in each state is

Middle School Student Started a Plogging Group

My name is Joaquin Contreras Rushing, I go to Silver Spring International Middle School. When I was biking on Sligo Creek, I saw signs for

Plogging Along with The Green Elf of Takoma Park

Perhaps you’ve seen signs along near the trail and parkway intersections about plogging. Have you ever wondered what it is or how to actually do

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
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