Do your part. Protect our green spaces in Baltimore!
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Do your part. Protect our green spaces in Baltimore!

What are native, non-native, and invasive plant species? Native species have co-evolved in specific ecosystems for thousands of years. Native plants are anchors of healthy, biodiverse communities. They have adapted to local soils and climate conditions. Each species plays a necessary role in the delicate web of life and preserves the balance and beauty of…

Tree Care: Mulch Madness – How to Properly Mulch a Tree!

Tree Care: Mulch Madness – How to Properly Mulch a Tree!

What is mulch? The most common type of mulch is recycled wood waste in the form of wood chips. However, there are many varieties of mulch, both organic and inorganic. Blue Water Baltimore recommends sticking with natural, organic mulch derived from plants such as hardwood and softwood bark, leaves, and cocoa hulls. Mulch decomposes at…

Blue Water Baltimore Completes Route 40 Green Infrastructure Project

Blue Water Baltimore Completes Route 40 Green Infrastructure Project

As an organization performing the hard but necessary hands-on work of improving water quality, Blue Water Baltimore seeks to be grounded in the local history of our region. Over the past two years, we planted 477 new trees in the median of US-Route 40 between Fulton Avenue and MLK Boulevard. Aptly nicknamed the “Highway to…