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Legislative Session Overview

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Maryland’s Legislative Session adjourned early on March 18th for the first time since the Civil War due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With a shorter session and the need for emergency legislation to address this growing public health crisis, our legislators…

Stuck at Home? Design a Reusable Bag!

reusable bag design contest
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In anticipation of Baltimore’s plastic bag ban, we’re partnering with the Office of Sustainability on a design contest for reusable bags to give out to city residents.  Earlier in January, before we fell into the grips of a global pandemic,…

Herring Run Nursery – CLOSED

Bee on Senecio aurea
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  UPDATE – 3/24/2020 We are no longer able to accept online orders. We will be temporarily CLOSED to the public and unable to accept orders online or over the phone through April 4, 2020.  

Message from our Executive Director on COVID-19

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UPDATE (March 30, 2020): Our Herring Run Nursery is closed until further notice and will no longer be accepting online orders. Dear Friends of Blue Water Baltimore, In light of recent recommendations for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus…

Herring Run Nursery named one of Maryland’s Coolest Spaces

The Daily Record has named Herring Run Nursery one of ther 2020 Maryland's Coolest Spaces.
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The Daily Record’s 2020 Maryland’s Coolest Spaces have been chosen, and our Herring Run Nursery is a winner!  Maryland is home to hundreds of cool spaces, from breathtaking architecture and re-purposed buildings to sustainable green spaces like our Nursery. The…

Our Priorities This 2020 Legislative Session

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As you’ve probably heard, Maryland is currently in the midst of our annual Legislative Session. Our state’s General Assembly is meeting from January 8th – April 6th in Annapolis to discuss, debate, and advance legislation for the year to come.…