Updates

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 4:05pm
Dear Neighbors,   As you know, the Westbard Sector Plan has a beautiful amenity that is central to the Plan - the Willett Branch Greenway.  This is a beautiful new park planned to...
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 11:08am
Leggett Seeks Applicants for County-wide Recreation and Parks Advisory Board County Executive Isiah Leggett is seeking applicants to fill 18 vacancies on the County-wide Recreation and Parks Advisory...
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 6:43pm
Mow Your Leaves for a Better Environment! Big piles of leaves by the curb, a certain sign of autumn and lots of fun for kids to jump in. What could be wrong with that? Not to be the Grinch Who Stole...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:27pm
Plantations, Emancipation, and the Jim Crow Era  Little Falls Watershed Alliance has started a history committee as part of our advocacy for the new Willett Branch Park in the Westbard Sector....
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 8:12pm
Emerald Ash Borer Kills Trees in One to Three Years  Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is in Maryland and it's attacking ash trees.  Unfortunately, it has a 100 percent mortality rate in just one...
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 2:20pm
Below is from Montgomery Parks about the threat of Emerald Ash Borer.  They are currently NOT focusing on tree removal in the Little Falls Stream Valley Park, but we have Ash trees in the...
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 1:31pm
Citizen Scientists in Action There have been two bird count events in the past months - the Great Backyard Bird Count, Feb 12-15, 2016 and the Christmas Bird Count, December 14, 2015 - Jan 5, 2016....
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:55pm
Tonight, I testified before the County Council to support full funding for the Parks Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The County Budget hearings are underway and the County Executive's proposed...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 12:25pm
The Planning Board has submitted its proposal for the Westbard Sector and includes strong support for naturalizing the Willett Branch and creating a new stream valley park - a ribbon of green cutting...
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 10:53am
A New Life for the Willett Branch; A New Park for the Westbard Sector New development is coming to the Westbard sector and it will increase the density of the area three-fold.  New residential...
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