2023 Frederick County Envirothon

Yesterday was the 2023 Frederick County Envirothon Competition held at Cunningham Falls State Park. 16 teams competed! 1st Place- “Rose Mallow” from Urbana High School 2nd Place- “Blue Herons” from Brunswick High School 3rd Place- “Picasso Moths” from Urbana High School Each team is tested on their knowledge in aquatics, forestry, soils, wild life, and…

Digging Deeper into Soil Health

Jim Hoorman of Hoorman Soil Health Services spent the day with us as our feature speaker. Thank you to our sponsors: Frederick County MD Farm Bureau Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts Accurate Ag Spraying Helena Agri-Enterprises SeedWay, LLC Willard Agri-Service Hoober Inc. The Andersons, Inc. Chesapeake Bay Foundation Million Acre Challenge Catoctin Mountain Orchard

More MASCD photos

More photos from the Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts summer meeting awards banquet.  Top photo: Carole Doody and Carissa Doody Adams receiving the Outstanding Cooperator Award for 2018 presented to Tulip Pond Farm from MASCD president Charles Rice.  Bottom photo: Frederick SCD board members receiving the District Attendance Award for 2018 from MASCD President…

2018 Envirothon results

The 2018 Frederick  County Envirothon was held on Tuesday, April 24 at Cunningham Falls State Park with 13 teams participating representing 7 Frederick County high schools.  The winning team hailed from Catoctin High School and finished first in each of the five categories of the contest as well in their decisive victory over the second…

Partnership project

The Frederick Soil Conservation District in partnership with Ecotone, Inc. recently completed two tree planting projects that will serve a riparian buffers to improve water quality in the streams they buffer.  The project was grant funded and is the first to be completed by the partnership.  The partnership also has a stream restoration project in…