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Environmental Commission
The Environmental Commission was established in 1975 by the Board of County Commissioners and tasked to provide
recommendations to the Department of Planning & Zoning, the Planning Commission, and the Board of County
Commissioners on matters that affect the environment (air, land, and water) in Calvert County.

The goals of the Environmental Commission are to promote recycling programs, alternative energy use, and energy
conservation; s
upport other County environmental organizations such as the Green Team, Southern Maryland Oyster Cultivation
Society (SMOCS
), Chesapeake Biological Lab in Solomons, Bernie Fowler's Patuxent River Wade-In, etc.; provide public education through outreach events like Patuxent River Appreciation Days (PRAD), the Green Expo, etc.; and address any environmental matters as tasked by the Board of County Commissioners, and advise them accordingly.
Meetings are held at: County Services Plaza 150 Main Street - 3rd Floor P&Z Conference Room Prince Frederick, Maryland
2018 Meeting Schedule - Mondays, 6:30 p.m.
January 29 February 26 March 26 April 30 May 21 June 25 July 30 August 27 September 24 October 29 November 19 December 10       Ordinance and Bylaws
2018 Guest Speaker Schedule

The Environmental Commission complies with the Open Meetings Act. Agendas and minutes for monthly meetings are available on the agendas and minutes page. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Environmental Commission, please see our Volunteer Boards and Commissions webpage.
Current Members: (click on name for biographical sketch)
Holly Budd Patty Long-Bradley Joanne Simmons
Jane Dodds Carys Mitchelmore, Vice Chair Sheila Stevens, CCPS Liaison
Ron Klauda, Chair Autumn Phillips-Lewis Peter Vogt
Craig Simmons  

Planning & Zoning Staff
:      Will Hager, Environmental Planner II 
                                                        Scarlett Oller, Secretary

What's My Watershed & What's In It?  
The Environmental Commission encourages citizens to check out this new interactive watershed map.
Developed in collaboration with GIS experts in the County's Technology Services Department,
this map allows you to find and learn about the watershed in which you live
and any of the 22 watersheds that collectively drain Calvert County.
Information of Interest:
2016 Environmental Summit Report Environmental Groups in Calvert County Maryland Lawn Fertilizer Law
"From My Backyard to Our Bay" Calvert County Recycling Guide Green Schools
Septic Care & Maintenance Watershed Facts  
2013 Report to County Commissioners 2015-2016 Report to County Commissioners 2017 Report to County Commissioners
  CBL's Science for Citizens Seminars  

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