As winter reaches its coldest weeks, the Maryland Park Service and Natural Resources Police remind outdoors enthusiasts to stay smart and safe. Cold-weather hazards are hard to see ─ particularly at night ─ and even a small mistake can quickly turn an outing into a struggle to survive.
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The “State of Deep Creek Lake and Watershed” will be presented on Thursday, July 24 at Garrett College Auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. The meeting will be hosted by Secretary Joe Gill of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Garrett County Commissioners. It will include updates on the Read the Rest…
When: Saturday, October 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Garrett College, Old Gymnasium, 687 Mosser Rd., McHenry Who: The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Garrett County Commissioners Contact: Catherine Shanks (DNR) at 410-260-8717 or email@example.com; Deborah Carpenter (Garrett County) at 301-334-1920 or firstname.lastname@example.org This past August, DNR and the Garrett County Commissioners Read the Rest…
Announce members of Steering Committee The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Garrett County today signed an agreement outlining the development of a comprehensive watershed management plan for Deep Creek Lake. The partnership announced the proposed plan at last month’s State of the Lake presentation.
Agreement announced at annual State of the Lake presentation The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Garrett County have partnered to develop a comprehensive watershed management plan for Deep Creek Lake. DNR Secretary Joe Gill announced the agreement in concept – through which guidelines to protect the popular area will be established – at Read the Rest…
DNR appoints new managers for State Park & Lake Management Area Summer is here, and Deep Creek Lake State Park and Natural Resources Management Area (NRMA) are ready for the throngs of visitors who enjoy Maryland’s largest manmade body of water.
Visitors urged to use caution The Maryland Park Service (MPS) notifies visitors to Deep Creek Lake that staring February 16 ice along the shoreline of the Discovery Center will be removed to open the waters for cold water rescue training. This area will remain unsafe for quite some time and will be marked with reflective buoys.
On January 29 at around 1:30 p.m., Maryland Natural Resource Police (NRP) rescued two men from the waters of Deep Creek Lake. Thomas Soberdash III, 47, of Dunbar, Pa. and Robert Ebbert, 47, of Fairfield, Iowa, were ice fishing when they fell through the ice and into the water near 1190 Rock Lodge Road in McHenry.
The Maryland Park Service (MPS) reminds visitors to Deep Creek Lake to be alert of safety hazards as temperatures begin to freeze the lake, particularly at night.