Date Project Project Status Contacts
December

2014

MDNR PPRP MOU and Contract New 2015 PPRP Contract approved. Paul Petzrick, PPRP

 

December

2014

MADERF Grant MADERF Grant approved for $5,000. For the Frostburg Grows Project Training Programs Craig Hartsock

Dan Fiscus

December

2014

ARC Grant ARC Grant approved for $20,000 for constructing a training/research/lab multi-purpose building/Field Station for Frostburg Grows.  Obtaining construction bids. Craig Hartsock

Joe Hoffman

December

2014

Frostburg Grows Project Grant for High Tunnel Hoop House construction expired Nov 1, 2014.  Grant extension till 12/31/2014 approved by American Rivers. Craig Hartsock, Dan Fiscus, Joe Hoffman, FSU, Will Jenkins, Allegany Coal and Land Co. WM RC&D and others.
December

2014

Savage River Stream Restoration Project/Metz Property National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant approved for project construction.  CLOMR pending FEMA approval, then construction in early 2015. NFWF

CVI

WM RC&D

December

2014

Wetlands Reserve Program Project, Second Contract between USDA and WMRC&D New USDA, NRCS Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) project Agreements approved.  Work in progress.

 

Steve Strano, USDA, NRCS and WMRC&D

 

December

2014

Two new Cooperative Agreements with USDA, NRCS approved. CA’s for 4 positions to implement Comprehensive Nutrient Management Planning work and WRP legal work in progress. Rob McAfee, Tom Mogart, USDA/NRCS and WMRC&D
December

2014

Piney Run Stream and Habitat Restoration  Project

 

WMRC&D contract with MDNR, Chesapeake and Coastal Service, Sub-contracts with USF&WS and EPR.  First payment requests submitted and received. MDNR, USF&WS, EPR and

WMRC&D

December 2014 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Partnership Projects Projects for fish habitat conservation and stream restoration work including 3  USW&WS employees. Rich Starr, F&WS

Christine Carpenter

Kathleen Cullen

Shelby Starr

December

2014

USDA, National Arboretum, Utility Adapted Tree Project New MOU/Contract with PPRP for the utility adapted tree project from 7/1/13 to 12/31/16. MDNR, PPRP

USDA, National Arboretum

WMRC&D

December

2014

MDNR

Forest Service

Contract for 1 full time employee for Maryland Forest Renewal Initiative including expanding suitable warbler habitat in progress. Ann Hairston Strang

Gary Aronhalt

December

2014

MDNR

Biological Stream Survey

Contract for two Natural Resource Biologist positions Jay Killian

William Harbold

Jennifer Saville

December
2014
Jennings Run Leach Bed Project Design complete, permit approved, construction completed.  Project successful! PPRP, Everpower/ Big Savage, LLC, MDE-AMLD, Allegany SCD, and WMRC&D
December
2014
Winebrenner Run Stream Sealing Pilot Project Pre-construction monitoring and test drilling in summer 2014.  Pilot sealing project in spring 2015. MDE-AMLD, Allegany SCD, and WMRC&D

Previous Project Status Reports to download

Current Project Status December 2014

Current Project Status August 2014

Current Project Status April 2014

Current Project Status February 2014

Current Project List December 2013

Current Project Status August 2013

Current Project Status February 2012