Water Stories

Greener Acres: Non-Profits Sustaining Sustainability - Rock Creek Conservancy

This regular feature introduces Montgomery County non-profit organizations that are making a difference with their work in sustainability spaces across a variety of industry sectors.

DEP Completes $19M Bay Restoration Grant

We’ve all driven over the American Legion Bridge and seen the muddy Potomac River after a rain storm.  Ever wonder what it would take to

What flows down the street, goes to the creek!

Bill Wydro during a litter patrol …And we have proof! Bill Wydro, a board members of the Regency Estates Citizens Association conducts periodic litter patrols

Working together to protect our streams

In 2009, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) embarked on a multifaceted effort to reverse decades of neglect and improve water quality and habitat

A DEP volunteer shares their experience!

Summer break is approaching briskly, bringing with it three months of freedom and revelry. Many kids are yearning for splendid vacations. A few, however, are

Yellow Lance Mussel in Montgomery County!

Yellow lance mussel (Elliptio lanceolate) In 2015, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Biological Monitoring team found a yellow lance mussel (Elliptio lanceolate) while

2019 Storm Drain Art Contest Winners Announced!

2019 Storm Drain Art contest winners  Artist: Meera Barochia; Entry Title: Save the Bay; Category: Environment and Youth (for ages 16 and under only)   Artist:
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