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From fishermen in Catoctin Creek, to third-generation farmers in Thurmont, to local businesses along Carroll Creek – our communities rely on our local waterways.

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Clean Water Frederick in the media:

>> Support the Monocacy Scenic River Management Plan, Frederick News-Post        Letter to the Editor, November 5, 206

>> MD Residents Drive New Effort to Protect Drinking Water, Potomac                        Conservancy
     August 1, 2016

>> Environmental Group Claims County is Overdeveloping, Frederick News-Post
     November 28, 2014

>> Protecting Watersheds As We Grow Our Cities and Towns, Huffington Post
     November 14, 2014

>> Poll: County Voters Want to Protect Local Water Supply, Frederick News-Post
     November 9, 2014

>> Year's End Redoubles Watershed Advocacy, Frederick News-Post
     January 2, 2014

>> Potomac Conservancy Urges Citizens to Speak Out Against Stream Buffer            Changes, WMFD
     October 14, 2013


Photo credit:
Paddlers on the Monocacy River, photograph ©Amit Sarda