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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:

Responsible Yard Waste Management

Fall is upon us and falling leaves are beginning to accumulate around our homes.  Therefore, now is a great time to evaluate how our outdoor clean-up activities might affect our neighbors and our watersheds.
In an effort to promote healthy watersheds, the Garrett County Department of Planning & Land Management has prepared a fact sheet outlining some best management practices regarding yard waste.  Please take some time to review the information contained in the fact sheet below for ideas and tips on managing your yard waste.  If you have and questions, please contact the Watershed Coordinator.

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.