Restore Rock Creek

Research Project on Rock Creek: Floating Wetland or Floating Island

Posted on August 9, 2016 · Posted in Watershed

  Rock Creek is a stressed environment.  Its waters are choked with algal blooms periodically during the year.  On August 4th, we measured visibility into the water column in three different places at about 18” (4 decimeters).  We have seen worse, but this is not good.  Algae thrive on nitrogen..
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Oysters Rock Report

Posted on May 24, 2016 · Posted in Oysters Rock

A bit of belated news report from our Oysters Rock program (a paraphrasing of a draft report issued by Mr. Chris Judy, MD DNR) Mr. Chris Judy from MD DNR visited Ft Carroll last November to sample the oyster reef that is located between the fort and Key Bridge in..
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Seeds For Spring Event March 19th

Posted on February 8, 2016 · Posted in Events, Presentation, Watershed

Seeds for Spring Restore Rock Creek Spring Planting Event Please join Restore Rock Creek (RRC) as we prepare for the growing season by starting seeds.Our Seeds For Spring event will give some hands-on experience starting seeds indoors, learn about the benefits of native plant species, and help us take the..
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Restore Rock Creek Community Meeting 11/4/15 at MD Yacht Club

Posted on October 26, 2015 · Posted in Aeration System, Events, Monitoring Program, Oysters Rock, Presentation, Watershed

Join us Wednesday, Nov. 4th from 6-9PM at the MD Yacht Club for an in depth report on the projects that affect the Rock Creek watershed. Special guests; Dr. Lora Harris, MD Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, one of our earliest liaisons regarding the aeration system in Rock Creek, and representatives from;..
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Restore Rock Creek - 2015 Bacteria Sampling Sites

Bacteria Monitoring

Posted on May 15, 2015 · Posted in Monitoring Program

Restore Rock Creek (RRC) has engaged Anne Arundel Community College’s Environmental Center which operates Operation Clearwater to complete Bacteria Monitoring on Rock Creek this summer.   Weekly samples will be taken at 4 locations on Rock Creek: Bar Harbor Peninsula Rock Hill – Valley Rd Wall Cove Whites Cove Sampling will begin the..
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Oyster Spat after 8 weeks

Programs Update

Posted on April 30, 2015 · Posted in Monitoring Program, Oysters Rock, Stream Clean Ups, Watershed

Restore Rock Creek’s Community Meeting earlier this week drew in excess of 55 attendees!!   The venue at the Maryland Yacht Club was excellent as were the presenters and audience participation.  Updates were provided on our Monitoring Program, Oyster Gardening Program, Stream Clean Up Efforts and Restoration Plans for the..
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Volunteer standing in eroded stream

Watershed Restoration and Preservation

Last night Erik Michelsen, Administrator for Watershed Restoration an Preservation Programs for AA County, reviewed the county’s approach to managing storm water with 50 – 60 people in attendance at our Restore Rock Creek community meeting on 4/28/14.  Erik began by reviewing how we arrived at the problem we are facing..
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Organizing Documents

Posted on April 28, 2015 · Posted in About

Restore Rock Creek is a 501c3. Our organizing documents consist of Bi-Laws Operations Manual Articles of Organization

White Rocks and the Key Bridge

Aeration System Update

Posted on April 9, 2015 · Posted in Aeration System, Events, Presentation

General Membership Meeting – Cash Bar April 28th from 7 – 9pm at the Maryland Yacht Club 1500 Fairview Ave, Pasadena MD. Topic: Update on Aeration (Bubbler) System Guest Speaker –  Erik Michelsen Erik is currently the Administrator of Anne Arundel County’s Watershed Protection and Restoration Program and is charged..
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Spring 2015 Stream Clean Up

Posted on March 16, 2015 · Posted in Events, Stream Clean Ups

Join us for our 2015 Rock Creek Spring Clean Up.  We will be cleaning up headwaters of Tar Cove. April  11th 9 – noon.   Meeting Point is Tall Oaks Restaurant.  1541 Colony Rd, Pasadena MD 21122 We will be creating a Clean Stream for Rock Creek Tar Cove by collecting..
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