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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



Blue Water Congregations

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Through the Blue Water Congregations program, Blue Water Baltimore and Interfaith Partners of the Chesapeake are working with places of worship to implement projects on their grounds to help improve the health of our local waterways. Stormwater projects such as…

Part Two: Prune Trees Like a Pro

Learn more about Baltimore water issues and how to help protect our waterways.
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In my recent blog about pruning I discussed why we prune trees and the best time to prune them. This week, we will provide you with four easy-to-follow steps on how to prune young trees as well as tips to make…

Make Every Drop Count: Build Your Own Rain Barrel!

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Rain barrels are an easy way for you to harness stormwater, lower your water bill, and reduce pollution in our streams. And, if you build your own rain barrel at one of our workshops this spring it’s an economical way to…

Learn to Prune Trees Like a Pro

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To help you learn how to care for the trees at your home or on your street, we are announcing a series of all-new tree pruning workshops.  These free events will teach you what you need to know, and enable you to help…

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…

Waterways Shed 10,000 Pounds of Trash

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In mid-November, 260 volunteers joined staff from Blue Water Baltimore and Gunpowder Valley Conservancy to remove trash from local streams during the annual Better Waterways Fall Cleanup. At ten cleanup sites, seven in Baltimore City and three in Baltimore County,…

#BmoreBagSmart: Baltimore’s Disposable Bag Bill

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This fall, the Baltimore City Council will be considering a bill that will place a 5-cent fee on disposable plastic and paper bags. Anyone who lives in Baltimore knows that litter is a serious problem. One of the most prominent…

Rain Barrel Workshops Q & A

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We’re coming up on workshop season, which means it’s time to consider attending one of our Fall rain barrel workshops on either Sunday, September 7 or Sunday, October 5.  Join Blue Water Baltimore and build your own rain barrel to take home.…