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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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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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Fall Clean Up – Rock Creek Headwaters

Posted on September 20, 2014 · Posted in Stream Clean Ups

Join us for our 2014 Fall Clean up Oct 4th 9 – noon.  Meeting Point is Elizabeth Station. We will be creating a Clean Stream for Rock Creek Headwaters by collecting trash from the headwaters near Chesterfield. FAQs What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Park in the Elizabeth..
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Restore Rock Creek at Horn Point Lab

Tour of Horn Point Lab Oyster Hatchery

Posted on July 21, 2014 · Posted in Oysters Rock

Over 20 people joined our tour of Horn Point Lab with director Mutt Merrit.   We saw the spat being born and attaching to oyster shells!  Several interesting idea’s were presented. 1 – The oysters we plant become part of an ecosystem which help fish, crabs and other aquatic life...
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Healthy Patapsco River oysters

Oysters at Fort Carroll (a belated posting)

Posted on June 25, 2014 · Posted in Oysters Rock, Watershed

Mr. Chris Judy from MD DNR visited Ft Carroll last November (2013) to sample the oyster reef that is located between the fort and Key Bridge in an effort to assess the health of this population of oysters (we are on the northern edge of oyster habitat on the bay..
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Stormwater

Posted on · Posted in Storm Water Runoff, Studies, Watershed

Let’s talk about stormwater for a minute.   There certainly has been much discussion in the last few years about stormwater.  Unfortunately, much of the discussion has centered on snappy slogans like “rain tax” and “stormwater fees.”   Unfortunately, we spend time arguing about the slogans and never really talk..
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