WednesdayNovember 14, 2018
Agenda4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Maryland Department of Agriculture Lower Level Conference Rooms 50 Harry S. Truman Pkwy Annapolis, MD 21401
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Participate in a variety of outdoor activities throughout the Patuxent River watershed in 2018.
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The PRC serves as a steward for the Patuxent River and commits to lead and inspire actions to protect, enhance and restore river species as well as the natural, cultural, economic, and recreational values in the watershed.
Read the commission's 2018 PRC Annual Action Plan.
Participate in 18 of the many outdoor activities throughout the Patuxent River watershed. Complete one activity per county plus the City of Laurel by December 31, 2018, 8 total activities, document your participation by taking a selfie with each activity’s Patuxent Challenge marker, and receive your prize.
Learn more and get the details on the 18 sites at the Patuxent Challenge pages.
The Patuxent River Policy Plan represents the shared commitment of state agencies and the seven counties and municipalities in the Patuxent River Watershed to protect and enhance this natural resource. The PRC relies on a policy plan to monitor the efforts of local jurisdictions, state agencies and community representatives in their work to restore the river.
The 2015 policy plan was adopted on May 14, 2014 by the commission and later in 2014 by the elected bodies of the eight local governments represented on the commission. The Maryland General Assembly adopted the 2015 policy plan during the 2016 legislative session through Joint Resolution 1. The plan document provides a policy framework for local jurisdictions and the state in preserving and restoring the river, raising awareness of the river through advocacy, and creating excitement about the multiple opportunities for interaction with the river. It recognizes the increased role of state and federal bay-related water quality regulations that govern the Patuxent River and shifts from a regulatory framework and guides closer connection between people and the river's resources, focusing on:
The 2015-2016 Patuxent River Policy Plan Implementation Report describes local and state government efforts to implement the previous Patuxent River Policy Plan.
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