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15
Jul

Public Meeting: State of Deep Creek Lake and Watershed

Photo of boaters on the lake 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 current state of the lake and its natural resources, the current state of growth in the watershed, and the official release of the Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan.  The public comment period for the Plan will be July 25 – August 23. Read more »

24
Sep

Public Invited to Discuss Deep Creek Lake Watershed Plan

Deep Creek LakeWhen:  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 cshanks@dnr.state.md.us;
Deborah Carpenter (Garrett County) at 301-334-1920 or dcarpenter@garrettcounty.org
 

This past August, DNR and the Garrett County Commissioners appointed a Steering Committee to guide the development of a comprehensive watershed management plan for Deep Creek Lake. The group invites citizens to share their thoughts and ideas on how the area should best be managed at the upcoming public input meeting, or online after October 5. Read more »

13
Aug

State, County Sign Agreement to Develop Deep Creek Lake Watershed Management Plan

Deep Creek LakeAnnounce 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. Read more »

25
Jul

State, County Partner on Deep Creek Lake Watershed Management Plan

Photo of Deep Creek Lake

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 the third annual State of the Lake presentation at Garrett College. The draft agreement will be available for public comment until August 13.  Read more »

21
Jun

Deep Creek Lake State Park Prepares for Summer Season

DNR appoints new managers for State Park & Lake Management Area

Deep Creek LakeSummer 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. Read more »

13
Feb

Area of Ice to be Removed from Deep Creek Lake

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. Read more »

29
Jan

NRP Rescues Two from Deep Creek Lake

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. Read more »

7
Jan

Public Safety Warning Issued for Deep Creek Lake

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. Read more »