Clean water. Strong communities.

Blue Water Baltimore’s mission is to restore the quality of Baltimore’s rivers, streams and Harbor to foster a healthy environment, a strong economy, and thriving communities. We work towards a future where our waterways are safe and enjoyable for all.

Featured Programs

Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, patrols the harbor, takes your calls on the pollution hotline, and holds polluters accountable under the law. READ MORE →
We also run the Herring Run Nursery, selling native plants and providing landscaping and design services. READ MORE →

News & Updates

How to Plant a Tree with Blue Water Baltimore

October 6, 2020 —

Thank you for volunteering to plant trees with us! We are so excited to create a cleaner, greener Baltimore together. In an effort to reduce in-person gatherings and limit demonstrations, please carefully read these how-to-plant tips before attending our events.…

Advocacy Update: Trees, Sewage Backups, Oh My!

August 24, 2020 —

The last few months at Blue Water Baltimore have been packed with important advocacy efforts in Baltimore City. We asked you to take action in support of the city’s trees and to speak out against sewage backups — and you…

Herring Run Nursery: Open by Appointment!

August 19, 2020 —

We are thrilled to announce that Herring Run Nursery will be OPEN BY APPOINTMENT starting Thursday, August 27 Just in time for the fall planting season! The health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and customers remains our top priority.…