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Watershed Spotlight

The Watershed Spotlight recognizes important efforts to improve the health of our watersheds.  The spotlight will be periodically updated to recognize the many stewards of our watersheds. 
The current spotlight is on:

The Administrative Council

The Administrative Council was established, as a result of the Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan, to promote interagency communication and collaboration amongst The Garrett County Government, The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and The Maryland Department of the Environment.  Each of these three entities has asked one member from their staff to collaborate and communicate regularly with staff from the other entities.

If you wish to contact the Council, please contact Gary Aronhalt, Watershed Coordinator, who serves as staff to the council.  301-334-1923 

Administrative Council Representatives

Deborah Carpenter represents Garrett County on the Council.
Debbie serves as the Director of Planning and Land Management for Garrett County.
Julie Bortz represents The Maryland Department of Natural Resources on the Council.
Julie serves as a Natural Resource Biologist within The Maryland Department of Natural Resource's Resource Assessment Service.
Kenneth Shanks represents The Maryland Department of the Environment on the Council.
Ken serves as an Environmental Program Manager within The Maryland Department of the Environment's Science Services Administration.

This site was created in order to provide a centralized location for information, resources, and news for all stakeholders in our watersheds in Garrett County, Maryland.  This site is for informational purposes only and does not represent the views or opinions of any single entity.  Every effort has been made to provide accurate information and timely updates.  Please utilize the contact link to provide feedback or suggest any corrections.