About the Author

Jack lynch has advocated on water quality issues since youth and lived and worked in Frederick, MD since 2000. In that time he has proudly participated in Friends of Frederick County, the Monocacy Scenic River Board, and the Monocacy Archeological Society. In the past has written opinion pieces online at frederickcitizen.com

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A plan for protecting OUR Monocacy River!

Our Monocacy River, winding nearly sixty miles from north to south and bisecting the length of Frederick County, faces many challenges, including an excesses of sediments, phosphorous runoff and … [Read more...]

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The Sixes Bridge Impoundment and Saving the Monocacy River (part 2)

The idea of a monster Monocacy River dam at Sixes Bridge came from official Washington DC and landed in official Frederick County with complete official support. But as public awareness grew, in a trickle of … [Read more...]

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The Sixes Bridge Impoundment and Saving the Monocacy River (part 1)

Lacking local historical awareness, we may sometimes think in Frederick County that those folks who’ve lived here fewer years and who present an environmentalist viewpoint are outsiders, but in truth, when you know the … [Read more...]

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Green infrastructure a key to sustainable development

We can build a City of Frederick that supplies a better relationship between our built environment, the homes, streets, and infrastructures that support our lifestyles and the natural environment that sustains us. It … [Read more...]