Blue Water Blog - Volunteering

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



How to Plant a Tree with Blue Water Baltimore

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Thank you for volunteering to plant trees with us! We are so excited to create a cleaner, greener Baltimore together. In an effort to reduce in-person gatherings and limit demonstrations, please carefully read these how-to-plant tips before attending our events.…

Dumbarton Middle School encourages some green thumbs

Students from Dumbarton Middle School covering a tree they planted with soil.
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Planting trees is a terrific activity for helping the environment and beautifying our neighborhoods. Fall can be a great time for planting trees, as Dumbarton Middle School (DMS) recently learned. In October 2019, Dumbarton partnered with Blue Water Baltimore to plant…

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…

Unpaving Paradise in a Parking Lot

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Rennie Watson, teacher extraordinaire, shares with us the inspiration and drive to work with Blue Water Baltimore and depave 7,000 square feet of parking in Canton to create a community garden. Rennie Watson has always had her students digging in…