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The New Forest Society, Inc. is dedicated to the protection and restoration of natural resources which impact the watershed area in Northern Frederick County, Maryland.

This includes: Supporting efforts to establish and maintain riparian buffers which filter pollutants and halt erosion; Developing network, outreach, and research systems which encourage participation in reforestation programs; Providing and distributing educational materials which encourage citizen involvement in the protection of the environment; Partnering with local, state and federal agencies as well as private organizations to coordinate plans for regional conservation of natural resources and land preservation.

Recycle, Recycle, Recycle - Save the Planet - Save the Natural Resources of this Country and Beyond - it All Begins with You - You - You!!! 

A Spouse's Guide to Building the Perfect Water Barrel System

With water just a twist of a tap away, its easy to feel complacent while watching news footage of sun parched arid lands. But as we enter into our forth year of drought conditions.  ... Full Story

The Monocacy & Catoctin Watershed Alliance (MCWA) is a mutual, collaborative effort among individuals and organizations desiring to work together to improve the health of the Monocacy and Catoctin watersheds.  To learn more, visit their web site at www.watershed-alliance.com

Of Elms and Orioles
Bill Meredith

National Wildlife Foundations Backyard Wildlife Habitat Program

When I finished my Masterís degree, I had two job offers. One was at a college in a coal-mining town in West Virginia; the first thing we saw when we went there for the interview ....  Full article

The Master Gardeners

National Wildlife Federationís Backyard Wildlife Habitat program educates people to enhance & maintain their landscapes with the needs of wildlife in mind ... Full article