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How to Plant Your New Free Tree

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Right tree, right place. Congratulations, you decided to plant a new tree! Depending on the species, trees can live for a few decades and up to a few centuries. So choose wisely! Before you dig, do research on native trees…

Tree Species Availability for Ridgely Manor Park Giveaway

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Take home your own free tree! Blue Water Baltimore is partnering with the Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability, NeighborSpace, the Ridgely Manor Community Association and the Green Towson Alliance to offer residents a variety of native tree…

2021 MDGA Wrap-Up

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There was even more pressure on this year’s already-tight Maryland General Assembly Session, due to the pandemic-related cancelation of much of last year’s. Despite the time crunch, the MDGA made some strides toward a healthier, more protected environment. You can…

New Mayor, New Momentum 

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from our Executive Director, Jenn Aiosa This winter, I had the honor of serving on Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott’s Transition Committee on Environment and Sustainability. This committee was comprised of leaders from across Baltimore working on issues related to solid waste reduction, climate change mitigation,…

Celebrating 2020: Ecoliteracy & Education

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We’re cruising down 2021 with 2020 in the rearview, and though the road was tough, Blue Water Baltimore’s Ecoliteracy Team had plenty of triumphs along the way. Hop in while we take a tour of ecoliteracy excellence in 2020! Gone…

Celebrating 2020: Monitoring & Advocacy

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2020 was a year like no other for water quality monitoring and advocacy in Baltimore, and we are proud of our accomplishments and flexibility during such a tumultuous time. We continued our water quality monitoring program despite the many challenges…