Water Blog - Author Archives: Vincent Vizachero

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



2014 Outfall Screening Blitz Racked Up Successes

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Cleaner Water, Outstanding Volunteers, and a Successful 2014 Outfall Screening Blitz Season The 2015 monitoring season for Blue Water Baltimore’s Outfall Screening Blitz (OSB) program is almost here! Before we plunge into this year we’d like to take a moment to…

Six Great Native Plant Lectures, New for 2015

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Wondering why using native plants in your garden is so important to the environment? Curious about which plants, and planting strategies, are best for attracting birds, bees, butterflies, and other wildlife? To make it easier, we are offering six great…

Take A Hike in 2015

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Are you anxious to get the New Year off to a good start? Ready to turn over a new leaf, see new things, and be more active in 2015? There may be no better way than with a First Day…

Leave the Leaves Alone

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Resist the urge to bag up the leaves from your yard, sidewalk, or roadway. Leaves from you trees provide natural fertility to your turf grass, offer crucial shelter for overwintering wildlife, and are a free source of mulch for your garden beds.

Why Blue Water Baltimore Is In Brazil

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In many ways, Guanabara Bay in the State of Rio de Janeiro faces many of the same water quality challenges today that the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland started dealing with more than thirty years ago. Just as trash, toxic pollutants,…

Environmental Protection and Faith Go Together

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This guest post from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundaton highlights our Blue Water Congretations program, a partnership effort to assist places of worship in stewarding their property. Spring is finally here, heralding those longed-for  April showers and May flowers,…