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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



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.…

Hey, Look What You Did!

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Just one week ago, people across Baltimore rallied to the cause of generosity. Tuesday, December 3rd was #GivingTuesday – a day set aside in the spirit of Black Friday and Cyber Monday  but for giving as good as you get.…

Eat Your Natives

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In 2012, for the first time ever, Herring Run Nursery was a vendor at the 25th annual Baltimore Herb Festival. We grow and sell native plants primarily for their wildlife value and pollution reduction merits, but it turns out that many native…