Bernie Fowler, Former Maryland Senator

In Memoriam

by Daniel Rosen, AICP, Resource Conservation Planner, with Kristen E, Humphrey, Local Assistance and Training Planner

Sometimes a person is so strongly associated with a place that it’s hard to think of one without the other. This is definitely true of Clyde Bernard “Bernie” Fowler, whose name will always be connected to the Patuxent River. A tireless advocate to protect the Patuxent River and the Chesapeake Bay, the former state senator passed away on December 12, 2021 at 97 years old.

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Another Way to Get your (Walktober) Walks On:

Take the Patuxent Challenge! 

Planning in Progress

by Kristen E. Humphrey, MLA, Local Assistance and Training Planner 

Did you know you there’s a way you can participate in two really fun, healthy outdoor activities this fall at the same time? The Patuxent Challenge is a great way to do just that. 

What is the Patuxent Challenge? 

Created by the Tourism Workgroup of the Patuxent River Commission, an organization dedicated to creating public access to the Patuxent and encouraging river-related economic and recreational activities, the Patuxent Challenge is an initiative designed to get people out-of-doors and discover all the beauty and recreational opportunities the river and its tributaries have to offer. 

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