The Maryland Water Monitoring Council


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             The Maryland Water Monitoring Council (MWMC) serves as a state-wide collaborative body to help achieve effective collection, interpretation, and dissemination  of environmental data related to issues, policies, and resource management involving the Maryland water monitoring community.

A monitoring probe as it is being removed from a sampling site The MWMC addresses the full range of aquatic watershed resources in Maryland. including ground and surface waters, freshwater, estuarine and marine  environments, and associated watershed resources in Maryland.

             The MWMC sponsors a number of standing committees and ad hoc workgroups that meet regularly throughout the year. These groups work through a process of consensus to help achieve the Council’s purpose and goals. From time to time, committees and workgroups sponsor  workshops.

             The Council also holds an Annual Conference to promote an exchange of information within Maryland's water monitoring community.   For more details see the Annual Conference Page.



In Memory and Recognition of Dr. M. Gordon ‘Reds’ Wolman (August 16, 1924 - February 24, 2010

Key to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Maryland

Posted as of August 26, 2010, this key has been several years in the making. Check it out on Maryland DNR's Rivers and Streams home page. The link is under "Recent Streams News" or in the publications section. You may also wish to check out DNR's Key to the Families of Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Maryland and Surrounding Areas and A Key to the Freshwater Fishes of Maryland.

Planning for the Future: Designing and Implementing a Climate Change Monitoring Network in Maryland Non-tidal Waters

A workshop sponsored by the Maryland Water Monitoring Council

For the latest details, see the "Announcements" page

Last Updated 10/6/2009