Archive for April, 2014

Monitoring Sites and Forms

Posted on April 30th, 2014 · Posted in Monitoring Program

Each summer volunteers work to monitor water quality on Rock Creek.  Each of these sites are monitored every two weeks for water clarity (turbidity), temperature, dissolved oxygen, conductivity, salinity and ph.  The forms used by are volunteers are: Site 1 – RCMC-1 Site 2 – RCMC-2 Site 3 – RCMC-3 Site 4 – WLC-1 Site 5 – TC-1 Site 6 – RCMC-4..
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Cox Creek Open House

Posted on April 29th, 2014 · Posted in Events

I attended the Maryland Port Administration open house of the Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility and hosted a table for Restore Rock Creek and Koolhof Earth.  Four of our members attended the event, and everyone who attended felt it was a good use of their time. When I first attended this event in..
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Oyster Planting – June 7th, 2014

Posted on April 27th, 2014 · Posted in Oysters Rock

Oyster Gardeners: Save the date of June 7, 2014, when we would like you to bring your oyster shells and baby oyster harvest to the Maryland Yacht Club (same location where you picked up your cages and oyster spat). Then we will have a boat take our oyster harvest to..
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2014 Spring Clean Up

Posted on April 27th, 2014 · Posted in Stream Clean Ups

On April 5, 2014, 30 people each volunteered three hours of their time to help pick up trash above the headwaters of Rock Creek. Our team of volunteers collected 150 bags of trash (about 2,000 pounds); 90 percent of what we collected was plastic drink containers, 5 percent aluminum cans..
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