Western Maryland RC&D at National Envirothon Event

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Western Maryland RC&D Inc. was an Event Sponsor for the National Envirothon held July 23rd to July 29, 2017 at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmetsburg, MD. Download the National Envirothon Guide and visit the Maryland Envirothon website

Controlled native grass burning

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Each spring, the Western Maryland RC&D Forester assists DNR employees to conduct prescribed burning of privately owned warm season grass fields in Washington and Frederick Counties.  These native prairie grasses are dependent upon infrequent fires to reduce thatch from previous … Continued

Marcellus Shale In Western MD

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Download this page as a PDF Introduction:  Property owners and stakeholders in Western Maryland have expressed increased interest in Marcellus Shale Gas development.  This fact sheet is designed to provide considerations and information to assist landowners with understanding factors that … Continued

Hoyes Run Stream Sealing Project

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Hoyes Run is a small meandering stream located near the town of McHenry in Garrett County, Maryland.  The Maryland DNR biologists have noted a significant loss of flow along the stretch of the stream adjacent to an active, deep pit … Continued

Meat Producer’s Cooperative

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The possibility of establishing a local (Sharpsburg, MD) cooperative meat processor’s group to share the cost of convenient cold storage and to develop a cut and wrap facility that will allow farms to develop and expand locally grown meat products … Continued