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Montgomery County Stream Restoration Webinar Series
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Join DEP for a 4 part series to discuss stream restoration and various aspects of the County’s restoration program, the techniques used in practice, and future planning efforts.
The webinar series will kick off with an opportunity for residents to speak on stream restoration during a listening session on November 17, 2021 at 7pm moderated by Sadie Drescher, Chesapeake Bay Trust. The session will be recorded, and a summary will be provided to attendees.
Montgomery County Stream Restoration Listening session
November 17, 2021, 7pm -8:30pm
Residents interested in speaking can sign up for a 5-minute time slot at: bit.ly/3p19vlA
The purpose of the listening session is to:
- hear from Montgomery County residents about stream restoration
- help guide the content of the remaining webinars in the series.
When registering for the listening session consider these 2 questions to help DEP build the remainder of the webinar series:
What is one top action you would like DEP to do to improve stream restoration?
What one stream restoration topic would you most like to learn more about from DEP?
2. Watershed Management and Stream Restoration in Montgomery County Session
January 12, 2022, 7pm-8:30pm
The session will begin the dialog of topics raised from the listening session on Nov. 17th
Possible topics include:
- describing stream function, the science behind stream restoration as an important water quality tool, including new and evolving science and research
- why stream restoration is performed in Montgomery County and why streams and our aquatic life face hardships
3. Stream Restoration in Practice
February 16, 2022, 7pm-8:30pm
The session’s tentative agenda will continue the dialog of topics raised from the listening session on Nov. 17th and will provide the opportunity to further discuss other perspectives related to stream restoration.
Possible topics include:
- describing DEP’s Project Selection, Implementation, Inspection and Maintenance programs
- describing the actual practice of stream restoration and techniques used in Montgomery County,
4. Planning for Future Stream Restoration
March 9, 2022, 7pm-8:30pm
The session’s tentative agenda will:
- provide a recap of the previous 3 webinar sessions and discuss what has been learned through the webinar series, including realizations, differing perspectives and understanding what success will look like in Montgomery County.
- elaborate on the future of Montgomery County’s stream restoration planning efforts based on the discussions conducted throughout the webinar series.