Did you know there are more than 17,000 Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Montgomery County? These stormwater BMPs protect rivers, streams and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay! Stormwater BMPs are
August is water quality awareness month. At the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) the Watershed Restoration Division’ entire focus is water protection year-round! The Watershed Restoration Division is
This past June, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) developed an interactive web map with dynamic infographics. The interactive map displays the County’s restoration efforts that have taken
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 conditions in a small tributary
In 2016, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Trust, awarded $350,000 in grants to community groups and nonprofit organizations working to improve our
You’re invited to the H2O Summit this Saturday in Rockville! This free event is focused on connecting residents, nonprofit organizations and government agencies together to share ideas and programs focused on
Montgomery County takes pride in the selfless residents, businesses, civil servants, and students who donate thousands of hours to numerous community service opportunities. Our residents make up a vast community
The Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (Montgomery DEP), and
The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is focused on improving the infrastructure and landscape of communities in order to minimize the damaging effects of stormwater runoff. While stormwater
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Councilmember Craig Rice will proclaim the second week in June as Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week in Montgomery County. The designation is intended to increase
The Did You Know? segment of Montgomery County Cable examines various departments, services, programs, and partners of the County government. This episode features the Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Street program.
Montgomery County congregations, faith based retreat centers and schools are being good stewards of the earth by planting trees through the Trees for Sacred Places program offered by Interfaith Partners
Rock Creek Conservancy has developed several volunteer and recreational opportunities in the Montgomery Country section of Rock Creek for early October. These county parks, north of the District line, are unaffected by the
Eleven congregations and 72 Montgomery County residents came together on Sunday, February 10, to discuss how the faith-based community can play a role in improving local watersheds. The forum, “Greening
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