Blue Water Blog - Funding

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

Here Come 450 New Street Trees for Baltimore

· by

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

· by

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…

Library Square Stormwater Management

· by

On August 3, Blue Water Baltimore agreed to contract terms with Biohabitats for a MAJOR community greening and stormwater restoration project at Library Square. This project, Blue Water Baltimore’s largest single stormwater management project to date, will treat runoff flowing…

YouthWorks Program

· by

This year, we have expanded our summer program to offer job placements for up to 14 students through the Youthworks program as well as six crew supervisors for young adults hired directly by Blue Water Baltimore. This significant effort almost…

Fifty Trees in a Day

· by

Blue Water Baltimore Watershed Restoration Crew and Baltimore City Forestry brought 50 street trees to the Oliver Neighborhood, all in one work day! That is an average of six trees per hour! Many thanks to the crew and forestry team…

Hey, Look What You Did!

· by

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.…