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 feet of stream were restored by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The cooperative restoration process included input from landowners, Montgomery County Parks (M-NCPPC), and other stakeholders.
Ponds can provide great places to relax, have a picnic, or watch for wildlife. Most ponds in Montgomery County also act as filters to help clean and store stormwater after rain events. Read on to learn more about how the County is upgrading these important structures in our communities.
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