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RFP: Strategic Planning Consultant

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Blue Water Baltimore (BWB) is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to assist with the design, development, and implementation of a multi-faceted process for our next five-year strategic plan (2024-2028). We want to ensure that our next strategic plan has a…

Blue Water Baltimore’s New State Champs

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The Next Generation of Baltimore’s Forests Blue Water Baltimore staff and volunteers have planted several thousand trees across our local watersheds over the past 15 years. Some of these trees are now reaching maturity and helping us reach our citywide…

Vote for Clean Water!

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Local, state, and federal governments are all critical battlegrounds in the fight for clean water. Voting in this November’s election is an important action you can take to send a loud and clear message to elected officials that clean water…

Wastewater Treatment Plant Update

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Photo: Kristian Bjornard/Wikimedia Commons Baltimore City’s WWTP Progress is Under Judicial Scrutiny as Parties Near Consent Decree Negotiations Over a year ago, Blue Water Baltimore, represented by Chesapeake Legal Alliance and Barley Snyder, filed a notice of intent to sue…

Our Living Waterways

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Words and photos by Cody Matteson Have you ever wondered what gives the water a certain color? Oftentimes, the answer is algae!Our waterways are alive with microorganisms, and to better understand the ecosystem, we must understand these tiny life forms.…

Fall 2022 Tree Species Availability Free Tree 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, TreeBaltimore and Stillmeadow Community Fellowship to offer residents a variety of native tree species for FREE! From small flowering…