Water Blog - Funding

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



Lemonade Stand

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Last month, in the heat of summer, three young students from Baltimore’s Roland Park Country School set up a stand to sell cookies and ice-cold lemonade with the goal of donating all proceeds to Blue Water Baltimore. Working together, the…

Amazing Grace

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Last week marked the completion of a 16-month restoration effort on the grounds of Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, in McElderry Park! Thanks to funding from special partners, Blue Water Baltimore was able to help install: a pollinator garden 1,000 square foot rain…

Restoration Blitz Underway

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Blue Water Baltimore is currently implementing and overseeing several major environmental restoration projects in the Greater Baltimore area. These projects demonstrate Blue Water Baltimore’s commitment to on-the-ground restoration actions with the goal of significantly improving local environment and water quality.…

Grants Awarded to Local Churches to Reduce Stormwater Runoff

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Two Baltimore churches were recently awarded grant funds to implement stormwater restoration practices to reduce polluted stormwater runoff from their sacred grounds. St. John Lutheran Church in Brooklyn and Christian Temple Church in Catonsville will receive $52,933 and $25,000, respectively.…

Blue Water Baltimore’s 2014 Annual Report

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This year’s report is dedicated to the diverse people and institutions we work with to accomplish our mission of clean water and strong communities. We truly value all those who engage with us as partners in our shared vision of…

Here Come 450 New Street Trees for Baltimore

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The Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake and Coastal Services Unit recently announced $300,000 in funding to Blue Water Baltimore to plant  450 new street trees and remove of 3/4 acre of concrete in Baltimore. These new funds will enable Blue Water…

Grant Program Helps Congregations Cut Stormwater Pollution

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With funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Blue Water Baltimore and Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake have developed Blue Water Congregations, a program to identify and implement stormwater reduction strategies at…