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Around Our Grounds, Bald Eagles

Around Our Grounds, Bald Eagles

The Majestic Bald Eagle The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is one of the most widely known birds in the United States, and that is attributed to it being our National Bird. To many people, the Bald Eagle is the symbol of freedom. Lake Holiday is lucky to host a...

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Hunting Advisory

Hunting Advisory

Please be aware that when the various hunting seasons are in full swing within Frederick County, and though hunting is prohibited within LHCC due to zoning restrictions, firearms restrictions in many adjoining properties are not under such a prohibition. We have had...

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Carp Exclusionary Zones Update

Carp Exclusionary Zones Update

Photo: Ed Nelson Update on Carp Exclusionary Zones As shown in the photos herein, the four Carp Exclusionary Zones (CEZs) installed last May were recently removed for the winter by our lake consultant, Princeton Hydro. These devices were installed as an underwater...

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Around Our Grounds, January 2020

Around Our Grounds, January 2020

Winter Waterfowl at Lake Holiday... Male Bufflehead During the winter and migration season, there are many species of ducks, geese and other waterfowl that may be found in our community, and being the largest lake in Frederick County, Lake Holiday can host some pretty...

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Winter Songbirds of Lake Holiday

Winter Songbirds of Lake Holiday

Dark-Eyed Junco The Dark-Eyed Junco (Junco hiemalis) is an elegant bird with a flashy slate-gray and white tail and a pink bill. Juncos are sparrows and are often seen feeding on the ground in large flocks. They can also be seen at bird feeders if you put out...

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Around Our Grounds, November 2019

Around Our Grounds, November 2019

Did you know that feeding deer in our Lake Holiday Community and all of Frederick County is banned year-round?  Illegal feeding of deer is subject to a county fine of up to $500.  Residents are asked to please comply with this law. It is important to follow...

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OMG!  A Snake!

OMG! A Snake!

One of the main benefits of living out in nature is getting to see lots of beautiful native wildlife.  However, we tend to pick and choose which of these creatures we like and which we consider pests. Too often, snakes fall into the latter category when they actually...

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