Blue Water Blog - Outreach

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



The Photovoice Project: Oliver

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This autumn, Blue Water Baltimore’s Outreach & Education Coordinator, Michel Anderson, facilitated a series of three workshops in Baltimore City’s Oliver neighborhood entitled Photovoice: Oliver. The project was generously funded by the Chesapeake Bay Trust and the National Fish &…

Watershed Tour of Jones Falls

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Blue Water Baltimore’s Outreach & Education Coordinator, Michel Anderson, accompanied students on a local watershed tour of the Jones Falls. Read about the experience from the perspective of one of the Bridges at Gilman School program leaders, Ned Harris, and…

Jones Falls Stream Restoration

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The Jones Falls Stream Restoration project is a stream channel realignment project designed to restore natural stream conditions to a degraded section of the Jones Falls. This is Blue Water Baltimore’s first stream restoration project, signifying a new level of…

Investing in the Benefits of Green Infrastructure

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At the June 15 press conference, Blue Water Baltimore staff was proud to stand with community leaders and Deputy Secretary Joanne M. Throwe from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to celebrate progress on implementing green infrastructure on North Avenue and in…

Earth Day 2016

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April is Earth Month, and at Blue Water Baltimore we are honoring Earth Day with activities that focus on green practices all month long and beyond. Earth Day is more than just a single day — April 22, 2016 — so…

Free Trash Cans: A Huge Win for Clean Water!

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By this point, you have probably heard that Baltimore City Department of Public Works has begun to distribute municipal trash cans to all households throughout the city. This is the culmination of many years of effort by individuals, community groups,…

Give Up the Bag for Lent

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[Katie Dix is Blue Water Baltimore’s Volunteer Manager. She recruits, trains, and coordinates the many volunteers and programs that enable us to accomplish our mission.] Last month nearly seven hundred sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School signed a pledge to…