Restore Rock Creek Community Meeting

Posted on November 17th, 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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Restore Rock Creek Community Meeting 11/4/15 at MD Yacht Club

Posted on October 26th, 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 15th, 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 30th, 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

Posted on April 30th, 2015 · Posted in Aeration System, Monitoring Program, Presentation

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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monitoring boat

A monitoring trip on the creek

Posted on June 17th, 2014 · Posted in Monitoring Program

Not long ago I had the opportunity to help out with a monitoring trip on Rock Creek.  We had perfect weather; I couldn’t think of a better way to spend a summer afternoon.   First, Caryn showed us how to calibrate the water quality meter, so that our data would..
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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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Koolhoof Earth Environmental Rock Creek Pasadena MD

Thank You Koolhoff Earth!

Posted on February 16th, 2014 · Posted in Monitoring Program

  Good news! Koolhoff Earth (our Non-Profit parent) received grant funding from Chesapeake Bay Trust on February 6, 2014, to support Restore Rock Creek’s water quality sampling programs. We will now have the budget to test for bacterial levels as well as nutrient levels, the first steps in determining what..
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Water Testing Chesapeake Bay Patapsco River Rock Creek Pasadena MD

Water Testing Program 2013

Posted on January 1st, 2014 · Posted in Monitoring Program

                Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped make our water quality sampling program a success this year!! We concluded sampling at the end of October and plan to analyze the data over then few months. Once our analysis is completed,..
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