We selected the native brook trout for our logo because it is our keystone species.  To protect it, we need to preserve all of the values of the Savage River watershed.       

Watershed  Association

Arts Camp Returns

This year, Savage River Arts will offer a five-day art and poetry summer camp at the New Germany State Park in Garrett County Maryland for children ages 8 to 12 from July 27 to 31, 2015, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Savage River Arts camp is staffed by professional writers, artists and naturalists, including Park Rangers. Activities include water painting, drawing, stone sculpture, print-making, clay, photography and drawing, fishing, nature walks, journaling, story telling, and poetry. Click here for more information.

Leadership On The Move
– In the Savage River Watershed

To help protect the pristine local water quality and address increasing threats to the Savage River watershed, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of several new community leaders and scientists to its board of directors and advisory board.  Over the past few months, three new members have joined the Savage River Watershed Association (SRWA) board of directors including: Frank Fotia, Dr. Keith Eshleman, and Hana Yoder.

Two individuals have also recently joined SRWA’s newly created advisory board. These include Dr. Robert Hilderbrand and Jerri Dell.  Other important leadership developments include the appointment of SRWA Board Member, Dr. J. Edward Gates to Garrett County’s Mountain Maryland Energy Advisory Committee.  Board Treasurer, Dr. Ann Bristow has also been recently appointed to the Governor’s Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Advisory Commission.  Read More about Leadership in the Savage River...

Marcellus Shale Notes, Reports, Monitoring, etc.

Marcellus Shale drilling news, notes, reports, monitoring, and other information can be found on the Marcellus Shale Communications page.