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June 28, 2011
The recent article about rules and regulations at Loch Raven Reservoir ("Think before you leap," June 25) was very informative and was an important reminder for citizens using the reservoir. The public needs to abide by the rules in order to preserve our drinking water and for safety reasons, too. Bikers, hikers, nature photographers, birdwatchers and any other groups or individuals need to work together to support the laws put into place so that we can enjoy our beautiful Loch Raven in a respectful manner.
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By Bob Allen | November 29, 2011
In his talk this month regarding the history of Liberty Reservoir, James Slater Jr., water resources program manager for the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, said most of the water in Carroll County stays here a while, but not for long. Slater, a Finksburg resident and former compliance and environmental programs director for the county, spoke Nov. 17 at the Finksburg Library, at the monthly meeting of the Finksburg Planning and Community Council. He said Carroll's outward flow of water is because of a geological formation called Parr's Ridge, which intersects the county at a southwest by northwest angle.
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By Liz Atwood and Liz Atwood,SUN STAFF | April 30, 1998
The 17-foot boat slowly motored across Loch Raven Reservoir, drawing salutations from fishermen who wanted to know where the bass were biting.But even though the two-man crew had tens of thousands of dollars worth of search equipment crammed on board, they couldn't help find fish. They were on the body of water looking for a different prize -- the reservoir bottom that was submerged 75 years ago.The researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey hope to determine how much sediment has washed into the reservoir since Loch Raven Dam was raised to its existing level in 1923 to increase the water supply for a growing Baltimore region.
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By Kevin Rector and Kevin Rector,kevin.rector@baltsun.com | August 29, 2008
To hunt or not to hunt is no longer a question. The overabundant deer population in the forests around Loch Raven Reservoir will be culled by hunters for the first time this fall and winter, state and local officials said at a public meeting on the much-debated issue last night at Loch Raven High School. About 225 people filled the school auditorium to hear officials outline the new hunting policy, which animal rights activists have successfully blocked for years. The deer inhabit an area that can't support the current population, said Kurt Kocher, a spokesman for the Baltimore Department of Public Works.
NEWS
By Liz Atwood and Liz Atwood,SUN STAFF | November 19, 1998
Visionary engineers, tough local development regulations -- and a stroke of luck -- might have spared Loch Raven Reservoir from filling in with sediment these last 75 years, extending the life of the water supply and saving taxpayers from costly dredging.Officials with the Maryland Geological Survey, working with federal and local agencies on the most comprehensive study of area reservoirs, found the capacity of Loch Raven has not significantly diminished since 1923 -- contrary to the fears of environmentalists.
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November 17, 2011
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November 16, 2011
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February 22, 2012
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December 15, 2011
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | March 12, 2013
Herbert Christian Forrester Jr., a retired railroad vice president, died of coronary artery disease Thursday at Mays Chapel Ridge Assisted Living. The former Cockeysville resident was 88. Born in Baltimore and raised in Windsor Hills, he was the son of attorney Herbert C. Forrester and Mary Davis, a legal secretary. He was a 1942 Forest Park High School graduate. He enlisted in the Army's Air Corps during World War II. Trained as a pilot, he served until 1945. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in transportation at the University of Baltimore, where he also taught from 1962 to 1964.
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