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The Environmental Commission was established in 1975 by the Board of County  Commissioners to:
  • Promote recycling programs, alternative energy use, and energy conservation
  • Provide public education through outreach events
  • Support other County environmental organizations
  • Advise the Board of County Commissioners, the Department of Planning and Zoning, and the Planning Commission on environmental matters

6:30 p.m.
Last Monday of each month 
(See below for exceptions.)
County Services Plaza
150 Main Street
3rd floor Conference Room
Prince Frederick MD 20678

McKnight-Smith Cabin

The Environmental Commission complies with the Open Meetings Act. Agendas and minutes for our monthly meetings are available on our agendas and minutes page. Our ordinances and bylaws are also available for view.

Meeting and Guest Speaker Schedule 2018
Click on a title to view the presentation, or check out our archived presentations under Planning and Zoning > Environmental > Environmental Commission.
April 30
Discussion on Timber Harvest
Brian Stupak, Department of Natural Resources Forest Service
Geoff Westbrook, Calvert County Soil Conservation District
May 21
Discussion on the Use of Drones
Freeman Dodsworth
June 25
"Why Green? Why Now? Why Not?" 
Stacy Hutchinson, UMCES, CBL, Solomons
July 30
Status Report on the Cove Point LNG Plant
Paul Dicksen, Environmental Supervisor, Cove Point
August 27
No Guest Speaker
September 24
"Factors Impacting Sea Level Rise in Calvert County: Past, Present, Future"
Hali Kilbourne, UMCES, CBL, Solomons
October 29
"Tragedy of the Commons in the Chesapeake Bay"
Vic Kennedy, UMD, Horn Point Lab, Ret.
November 19
"Evidence of Organic Wastewater Tracers in Streams Near Septic Systems"
Michael Gonsior, UMCES, CBL, Solomons
December 10
"Calvert Nature Society: Connecting Land and People"
Anne Sundermann, Executive Director, Calvert Nature Society

Each member of the Environmental Commission is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for a limit of three consecutive three-year terms. If you're interested in becoming a member of the Environmental Commission, please visit our Volunteer Boards and Commissions webpage.

Ron Klauda, Chair Carys Mitchelmore, Vice Chair Jane Dodds
Patty Long-Bradley
Autumn Phillips-Lewis
Christopher Roettgen
Craig Simmons Joanne Simmons Sheila Stevens, CCPS Liaison
Holly Budd Peter Vogt


Information and Links
Information for Residents

Where's my Watershed and What's in It?
Calvert County Recycling Guide 
CBL's Science for Citizens Seminars
Maryland Lawn Fertilizer Laws

FAQs- Water FAQs- Air and Land
   FAQs- Timber Harvest  
2013 Report to County Commissioners
2015-2016 Report to County Commissioners
2017 Report to County Commissioners 
2018 Report to County Commissioners
2016 Environmental Summit Report
See Us At:
Bernie Fowler's Patuxent River Wade-In
The Green Expo 
Patuxent River Appreciation Days (PRAD)

 CBL Open House

Contact Us
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Will Hager 
Planner II - Environmental Planner
Ph: 410-535-1600 ext. 8553 

Scarlett Dorothea Oller
Office Specialist/Customer Support
Ph: 410-535-1600 ext. 2356

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