The RC&D has entered into a Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program (WHIP) contract with the USDA, Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) for fish passage and stream habitat improvement on Little Falls Creek within the Gunpowder-Patapsco Watershed. The project is to partially remove the dam on Little Falls Creek, and excavate and grade a dam bypass channel near White Hall, Maryland in Baltimore County according to the site engineering and design plan developed by Fredrick Seibert and Associates. Excavating the dam bypass will allow the passage of native brown trout through the reach of Little Falls Creek that has historically been blocked by the dam. This project is a partnership with the RC&D, the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and the City of White Hall.
See photos from the project here
For additional information concerning any of the projects listed above, please feel free to contact Mark Goldbach, Projects and Grants Manager at 301-733-2973 extension 6.