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January 23rd, 2017 No Comments

By: Erin Johnson, Friends of the Lake When I met my new neighbor earlier this year, he said he remembered the beauty of the surroundings and the lakes from when he was young and that’s why he bought a home here. Likewise, we moved here because of the wooded nature of the community, the hiking

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October 4th, 2016 No Comments

Leaves are good for your yard and good for wildlife! By Lorna Patrick, Friends of the Lake It’s an autumnal ritual, countless weekend hours spent raking and bagging leaves. Maybe you enjoy losing your entire autumn to this activity. But, if you are like most people, you’d rather be doing lots of other things. The

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June 13th, 2016 No Comments

Lake Linganore is a man-made, 209-acre lake in Central Frederick County, Maryland, which was created with the completion of an earthen dam across Linganore Creek in 1972. Linganore Creek flows into the Lower Monocacy River and ultimately to the Chesapeake Bay. The Lake is a source of drinking water for the City of Frederick and

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April 18th, 2016 No Comments

FoL/Water Quality Seeking Volunteer Captains with Boat Friends of the Lake (FOL), Water Quality (WQ) is sponsoring a study of Lake Linganore biology/ecology this summer. The study will be completed by a Chesapeake Conservation Corps volunteer/University of Maryland graduate as a Capstone project under Hood College’s Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies. Using Hood’s similar

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August 17th, 2015 No Comments

Lake Linganore is a man-made, 209-acre lake in Central Frederick County, Maryland, which was created with the completion of an earthen dam across Linganore Creek in 1972. Linganore Creek flows into the Lower Monocacy River and ultimately to the Chesapeake Bay. The Lake is a source of drinking water for the City of Frederick and

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February 6th, 2015 No Comments

by Jan Knox, Friends of the Lake Chair All of us at Friends of the Lake want to wish everyone a healthy, environmentally friendly, Happy New Year! Friends of the Lake’s focus for 2015 will be on environmentally sound landscaping practices. Our goal is to educate, engage and inspire as many people as possible throughout

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November 25th, 2014 No Comments

Passing the Torch by Christine Dagostino Photographed by Mark Widrick. Fall Festival 2014. From left: Christine Dagostino and Brooke McGrath I never considered myself a born leader. I felt much more comfortable hanging around the outer edges of groups and just admiring how many different opinions and perspectives there are in this world. I am

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March 6th, 2014 No Comments

Please join us on March 16 from 3 to 4pm at the LLA Office as we all THINK GREEN! Have you ever heard of Friends of the Lake? As a resident of Lake Linganore you are a friend of the lake! Our doors are wide open and we would love to see new (and familiar!)

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February 16th, 2014 No Comments

LakeQuest 2014 Registration begins March 1st and we know you want to join us! Friends of the Lake is trying to come up with some fun new quests this year, but we could use some fresh ideas! We are seeking some quest creators to help us launch LakeQuest on time! Don’t have time for meetings?

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September 12th, 2013 Comments Off on Come Join the Conversation at the FOL Fall Forums!

Where did you spend your summer? The Trails? The Lake? The Markets? The Concerts? The Community? It’s YOUR community, it’s worth your time. Come lend your voice to our Friends of the Lake: Fall Forums! Come join us for coffee, tea, light refreshments and inspiration as we invite residents of all ages to share ideas,

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