Monday July 19

The weather today will be sunny with a high near 79 and a low around 56. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Patchy fog after 3am.

I didn’t share yet about the “Tay in the Park” presentation I saw as part of the Victorian Chautauqua event last week. Well done, Mary McEwen!

Did you attend the Victorian Chautauqua event? Here is a quick survey if you’re so inclined to give feedback.

The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area’s Mini-Grant Program is now accepting applications. The mini-grant program is a one-to-one cash or in-kind matching grant for up to $3,000.00 designed to provide funding for non-capital projects including innovative exhibits, tours, events, planning and projects which build upon interpretive themes identified in the Heritage Area’s Management Plan.

The third of four Deep Creek Lake hydrilla herbicide treatments is scheduled to take place tomorrow, Tuesday, July 20. A map showing the treatment locations as red polygons can be seen below:

Be sure to check out the Learning Beyond the Classroom: 2021 Summer Schedule. There are several neat activities planned.

The State Parks are happenin’ today: Handmade Crafts, a Wildflower Stroll, and Shellfies.

Also, early tomorrow – Tuesday – morning is the Business Before Hours – State of the County 2021 at Wisp Resort.