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Lake Committee Mtg

Next Meeting: Thursday, May 21,2020 at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/853183771?pwd=QkdjLzI0Y3hrYXhYS2p2K2dCdVUrQT09 OR Dial: 301 715 8592 US Meeting ID: 853 183 771 Password:...

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wed, March 11, 2020; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. It looks like we’ll have a lovely early spring this year! The next Forestry and Beautification Committee meeting will be Wednesday March 11 at 7:30 pm in the Council room. We will be planning for...

Witch Hazel

A blooming Witch Hazel uplifts spirits with an early promise of spring showing off its strap-like brightly colored petals and enticing fragrance. These are the Witch Hazels most often noticed in the Washington area, a large upright spreading shrub or small tree that...

Woods Committee News

Next Meeting: Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The March meeting will be on March 2, 2020. Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month. All are welcome to attend. The Woods Committee and Lake Committee are planning our annual Spring...

Emergency Preparedness Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Thursday February 27, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Room. All Town residents are welcome to attend and discuss any issues or concerns regarding emergency preparedness or safety. We are working with Montgomery County to finalize a date in March...

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wed, March 11, 2020; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. We will begin planning for spring tree planting. We’d love to have you join us! And if you can’t make the meeting, but have a suggestion for where a new tree is needed, please contact...

Emergency Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Thursday January 23, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Room. All Town residents are welcome to attend and discuss any issues or concerns regarding emergency preparedness or safety. We are always looking for interested people to join our committee....

Woods Committee News

Next Meeting: Monday, January 6, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The February meeting will be on February 3, 2020. Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month. All are welcome to attend. The Woods Committee welcomes the New Year by discussing plans for...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Monday, January 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Council Room. The Woods Committee is taking a hiatus in December to enjoy the holidays. Meetings are regularly held on the 1st Monday of each month. All are welcome to attend! The Woods Committee held a Fall Work...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Monday, November 4, 2019 at 7:30 PM in the Council Room. The December meeting will be held on Monday, December 2nd. Meetings are regularly held on the 1st Monday of each month. All are welcome to attend! The Woods Committee is sponsoring a Fall Work Day...

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg

Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 13, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. We will continue current discussion: plans for the fall tree planting, handling of committee governance, and the potential for focusing GPS to map our Town trees.

White Oak

With over 600 hundred species of oaks (genus Quercus), nearly 100 of them native to the U.S., it would seem a difficult group of trees to sort out, much less identify individual species. However, only a few dozen species will be encountered in our area, even including...

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg + Trees in WG

Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 9, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. We will continue current discussions: plans for the fall tree planting, handling of committee governance, and the potential for using GPS to map our Town trees. Trees in the Grove American Beech...

Rec Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wed., October 16, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Open to the public. Anyone interested in joining should come to the next meeting! Congratulations to this year’s “Super Grove” Jude Gilmore!!

American Beech and Oriental Bittersweet

American Beech (Fagus grandifolia) is a slow growing, moderate sized native tree (up to 70’ tall and 100’ wide) that is abundant in eastern forests. The tree is often recognized from a distance by its attractive gray bark. A tree with names or initials carved into its...

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. F & B is on summer break. Please join us at our next meeting where we will be making plans for the fall tree planting. All are welcome! Our next meeting will be Wednesday September 11 at 7:30...

Woods Committee News

Next Meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our October meeting will be on Oct. 7, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The Washington Grove Forest Stewardship Plan continues to guide us in our...

Woods Committee Mtg + Deer Info

Next Meeting: Monday, August 5, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our September meeting will be rescheduled due to the Labor Day holiday. All are welcome to attend. The Woods Committee (WC) continues to work towards...

Maple Lake News + Mtg

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 15, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the THIRD Thursday of each month. Maple Lake is OPEN daily with lifeguards on duty from Noon – 6:00 p.m. Safety at the Lake To...

Woods Committee Mtg & News

Next Meeting: Monday, July 1, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our August meeting will be Monday, August 5th. All are welcome to attend. Thank you to all who attended our June 24 Informational Meeting on Deer...

Maple Lake Mtg & News

Next Meeting: Thursday, July 18, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the THIRD Thursday of each month. Maple Lake is OPEN daily with lifeguards on duty from Noon – 6:00 p.m. Swimming Lessons 1:00-1:30 pm...

FAQ’s Concerning Deer Population Management in WG

The Woods Committee has assembled the following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) in preparation for the Informational Meeting on Deer Population Management in the Washington Grove East and West Woods on June 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm in McCathran Hall. You are strongly...

Maples

The most common native maple found in Washington Grove is the red maple. Acer rubrum is the county tree of Montgomery County and is an important tree in Maryland hardwood forests. Leaves are opposite, as with all maples, and consist of 3 to 5 toothed lobes. Fruit is...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Monday, June 3, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our July meeting will be Monday, July 1st. All are welcome to attend. On Monday, June 24 at 7:00 PM the Woods Committee will have an Informational Meeting...

Maple Lake Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the THIRD Thursday of the month. Maple Lake opens week-ends on Memorial Day and full-time on June 14, 2019. Swimming Lessons Lessons...

Speaking of Pets …

Dawgs and Kats!! Years ago, the Town of Washington Grove adopted the section of Montgomery County Code that applies to animal control. This now includes both a Pooper Scooper Law and a Leash Law (excepting neutered cats), and an owner must not allow a cat or dog to...

Red Buckeye and Amur Honeysuckle

Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia) is a native understory tree with shiny, dark green palmate leaves (leaflets whose stems emanate from a single central point) that are attractive in spring and early summer. Its most striking feature are its red, tubular flowers that bloom...

Squeals on Wheels!!

Squeals on Wheels will be bringing a Barnyard petting zoo on Sunday April 28th from 3:00-4:30. This event includes 3 large animals (a combination of Alpaca’s and Goats), Bunnies, Ducks, Chickens, Guinea Pigs, one of our giant rabbit breeds, and a piggy. All ages...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Monday, May 6, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our June meeting will be Monday, June 3rd. All are welcome to attend. The Woods and Maple Lake Committees held our annual joint spring clean-up in the West...

Forestry & Beautification Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wednesday, May 8, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. We will finalize plans for the spring tree planting. We’d love to have you join us! If you can’t make the meeting but have a suggestion for where a new tree is needed, please contact...

Maple Lake Lifeguards Needed

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. This is the first meeting of the new season. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the Third Thursday of the month (except for May when Hutch will be away). We need to plan...

Woods Committee Mtg + Annual Spring Cleanup

Next Meeting: Monday, April 1, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our May meeting will be Monday, May 6th. All are welcome to attend. On Saturday, April 27th at 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM, please join the Woods and Maple...

Maple Lake News

Next Meeting: Thursday, April 17, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. This is the first meeting of the new season. All are welcome to attend! Maple Lake Cleanup: The annual cleanup will be on Saturday, April 27th at 10 AM. This is a joint project with the Woods...

Register Your Dog For The Dog Park

In order to register your dog, your dog must first receive a Montgomery County pet license. Contact the Montgomery County Animal Services & Adoption Center to receive a license within a week or two. Once you have the County license, please print the Dog Park...

Woods Committee News + Mtg

Next Meeting: Monday, March 4, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. The April meeting will be on the 1st. All are welcome to attend. Based on the overwhelming Town support in the recent survey results, the Woods Committee...

Forestry & Beautification Mtg

Next Meeting: Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. We will begin planning for spring tree planting. We’d love to have you join us! If you can’t make the meeting but have a suggestion for where a new tree is needed, please contact...

Maple Lake News

Next Meeting: Thursday, March 21, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. This is the first meeting of the new season. All are welcome to attend!

Woods Committee Mtg + WC Survey

Next Meeting: Monday, February 4, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. The March meeting will be on the 4th. All are welcome to attend. The Woods Committee has included in this month’s Town Bulletin the summary...

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. We will begin planning for spring tree planting. We’d love to have you join us! If you can’t make the meeting but have a suggestion for where a new tree is needed, please contact...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Monday, January 7, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. The February meeting will be on the 4th. All are welcome to attend. The Woods Committee wishes you all a very Happy New Year. We hope you will have many...
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