Monocacy Scenic River Citizens Advisory Board

2016/2017 Update of the Monocacy Scenic River Management Plan 

About the Board

The Monocacy Scenic River Citizens Advisory Board was created in 1978 and comprises ten members, five appointed by the Carroll County Commissioners and five appointed by the Frederick County Council. Learn more?

The Monocacy Scenic River Board encourages input from the public. Citizens are invited to offer their input on Board issues, and express their concerns and questions on environmental matters relating to the Monocacy River and its watershed.  Contact either staff liaison listed below.             
County Executive Jan Gardner stands with the winners of the 'Monocacy Starts Here' stream naming contest. Also pictured are former Commissioner David Gray, Jim Dertzbaugh, Chair of the Monocacy Scenic River Board, and Tim Goodfellow, Frederick County staff to the River Board.  May 19, 2015                                                                                                             Stream

Meeting Agendas   

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Monthly meeting minutes available upon request                                           

Monocacy Scenic River Citizens' Advisory Board                                                                    

Reports, Photos & Video                                                      

Fish Kills/Hazardous Spills
If you find dead or dying fish in the Monocacy River  or Potomac River, please contact the Maryland Safety Environmental Hotline (877) 224-7229 or the DNR-Fisheries Service at (301) 898-5443 with the time, date, location, fish species, and approximate number of affected fish. Photographs and a description of any unusual behavior or water conditions are also helpful.

For Hazardous Material Spills in the Monocacy River or Potomac River watersheds Click Here
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 Advisory Board Members

Frederick County                                                                                                                                                                 

Carroll                                        County

Bill Hensley                                              
Jack Lynch                 
Sam Roop, Vice-Chair
Robert Whiting                                               

Mona Becker, PhD
Jim Wieprecht
George Grillon, DMD, Chair
Chris Heyn
Earl Bell