department natural resources

May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Water Park Gets New Water Slide Tower

It’s shaping up to be an especially fun summer at Gaithersburg Water Park. Montgomery County Council Vice President Sidney Katz, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City of Gaithersburg officials unveiled a new water slide at the park on Thursday evening. Officials and their families had the opportunity to test out the new 250-foot long double-flume […]

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March 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Happy first day of Spring! Today is Wednesday, March 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Networking Event: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce is hosting an “After Five Mixer” at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Gaithersburg from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Stop by and network with other professionals while enjoying food […]

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June 20, 2013 | Staff Writer

“We’ve Been Following This Bear Since Monday” (Video)

Ken D’Loughy of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has received about a dozen reports of bear sightings in the Gaithersburg/Germantown area this week. We talked to him on June 20, shortly after the bear was videotaped on a Gaithersburg homeowner’s deck, and he described the bear as a yearling. Take a look:

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June 20, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Bear Sightings in MoCo (Photos & Video)

UPDATED 6/21 The latest sighting of the black bear occurred at 8:30 p.m. on June 20 on Travillah Terrace near River Road, according to Ken D’Loughy of DNR. The report was called in by Montgomery County police. D’Loughy said this is good news because it means the bear is moving west towards his natural habitat. […]

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June 20, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Have You Seen the Bear? (Map)

Bear sightings are on the rise in Montgomery County this week. A black bear has been spotted in Gaithersburg and Germantown. Residents started reporting sightings of the bear as early as June 17, according to Department of Natural Resources Manager Ken D’Loughy. Follow MyMCMedia on facebook and Twitter for the latest. In the meantime, check out […]

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