Restore Rock Creek

Restore Rock Creek Spring Cleanup at Weinberg Park

Posted on March 28, 2017 · Posted in Events, Stream Clean Ups, Watershed

Join us Saturday April 1st for Restore Rock Creek’s Annual Spring Cleanup Join all of you friends and neighbors in this year’s cleanup efforts. We will be focusing on a portion of the Weinberg Park beach off of Fairview Beach Rd. Most gear will be provided including bags and glove,..
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Restore Rock Creek Community Meeting

Posted on November 17, 2016 · Posted in Aeration System, Events, Monitoring Program, Presentation, Stream Clean Ups, Watershed

Join Restore Rock Creek and our partners on Dec 8th from 7 -9 pm at Northeast High School Cafeteria 1121 Duvall Highway Pasadena MD 21122 We will be hosting several groups to share information on activities in our watershed and the tidal Patapsco region. Welcome & Restore Rock Creek Update..
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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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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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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