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Naomi Bloch

Naomi Bloch






February 28, 2013

Potomac, Md

By: Naomi Bloch

Hello Friends,

After a few weeks away, I am happy to be back and excited to introduce you to our first-ever series of blog posts dealing with an important environmental topic right here in Montgomery County.

If you are anything like me, then you have heard the term “watershed” from time-to-time but have never been too clear on what exactly that means, right?

Well, I am honored to have met several local people who actually know quite a lot about our area watersheds.  These folks will be teaching us about their particular watersheds, why they are important to us all, and what particular challenges they are facing; along with what is being done to address these challenges.

Over the next few weeks, we are going to present these “front line” reports from each of our local watersheds activist leaders. These are the people who are  in the best position to inform us.

stream2008_medCourtesy of Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection

Our first-up guest blogger is, Ann Smith, Director of the Seneca Creek Watershed Partnership. I hope you will read our entire series on watersheds and find the information enlightening. Thanks, Ann!

I urge you to share these posts and  information with your family, friends and neighbors so that they, too can learn about watersheds, why they are important, and why we should care. Most of all, I hope that you are inspired to roll up your sleeves, get outside with your kids and neighbors, and  help make our local watersheds the best they can be.

Thank you,







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