Victory! Court Rules in Favor of Blue Water Baltimore and requires EPA to act on Stormwater Pollution
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Victory! Court Rules in Favor of Blue Water Baltimore and requires EPA to act on Stormwater Pollution

A federal district court in Maryland ruled last week that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrongfully denied our petition to regulate stormwater runoff from commercial, industrial, and institutional sites in the Back River watershed. Blue Water Baltimore and its allies took this fight against dangerous stormwater discharges to court so that polluters who contribute…

Photovoice Workshop Series Coming to Highlandtown!
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Photovoice Workshop Series Coming to Highlandtown!

In partnership with the the Pisces Foundation, Blue Water Baltimore will be hosting a three-part Photovoice workshop series in Highlandtown this spring that will culminate in a photography exhibit. Photovoice is an internationally used, grassroots research method that enables a community to identify, represent, and enhance their environment through an artistic process. It uses photography…

The Photovoice Project: Cherry Hill
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The Photovoice Project: Cherry Hill

This last autumn, Blue Water Baltimore’s Ecoliteracy & Engagement Manager, Michel Anderson, facilitated a series of three workshops in Baltimore City’s Cherry Hill neighborhood entitled Photovoice: Cherry Hill. The project was generously funded by the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership and the Pisces Foundation. Our outstanding community partner was the Youth Resiliency Institute (YRI), who helped us spread…

Going Green in Greektown
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Going Green in Greektown

This autumn, Blue Water Baltimore wrapped up large-scale project and planted 215 trees on 1.2 miles of streets in southeast Baltimore’s Greektown neighborhood. Greektown is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Baltimore, but it’s also one of the least leafy with only an 8 percent tree canopy. This led the Greater Greektown Neighborhood Alliance…

Photovoice Workshop Series Coming to Cherry Hill
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Photovoice Workshop Series Coming to Cherry Hill

In partnership with the Youth Resiliency Institute and the Pisces Foundation, Blue Water Baltimore will be hosting a three-part Photovoice workshop series in Cherry Hill this autumn that will culminate in a photography exhibit. Photovoice is an internationally used, grassroots research method that enables a community to identify, represent, and enhance their environment through an…

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The Photovoice Project: Mondawmin

This spring, Blue Water Baltimore’s Education & Outreach Manager, Michel Anderson, facilitated a series of three workshops in Baltimore City’s Mondawmin neighborhood entitled Photovoice: Mondawmin. The project was generously funded by the Chesapeake Bay Trust and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation as part of our Deep Blue program.  Photovoice is an internationally utilized, grassroots…

Photovoice Artist Highlight: Pam Moore

At Blue Water Baltimore we know that nobody understands the solutions to the complex challenges facing urban neighborhoods better than its residents. Photovoice is a unique educational workshop series that seeks to empower local communities to see and shape the world around them through the creative process. This post is the first in a series…

Photovoice Artist Highlight: Yvonne Hardy-Phillips

At Blue Water Baltimore we know that nobody understands the solutions to the complex challenges facing urban neighborhoods better than its residents. Photovoice is a unique educational workshop series that seeks to empower local communities to see and shape the world around them through the creative process. This post is the first in a series…

Photovoice Artist Highlight: Earl Johnson

At Blue Water Baltimore we know that nobody understands the solutions to the complex challenges facing urban neighborhoods better than its residents. Photovoice is a unique educational workshop series that seeks to empower local communities to see and shape the world around them through the creative process. This post is the first in a series…

Photovoice Artist Highlight: Ava D. Halls

Photovoice Artist Highlight: Ava D. Halls

At Blue Water Baltimore we know that nobody understands the solutions to the complex challenges facing urban neighborhoods better than its residents. Photovoice is a unique educational workshop series that seeks to empower local communities to see and shape the world around them through the creative process. This post is the first in a series…