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Photovoice Workshop Series Coming to Highlandtown!

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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…

What is Conservation Landscaping?

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Conservation landscaping is a mindful gardening practice that takes into account the impact your small garden has on the larger ecosystem and watershed. You may have heard this practice referred to as “Bayscaping” in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The most…

Bay-Friendly Tips for Snowy Days

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Even after a snow storm, pollution monitoring must go on!  In fact, pollution monitoring must go on, especially after a snow storm! When it snows, a massive amount of salt (sodium chloride) is applied to our roads. While the salt makes…

The Photovoice Project: Cherry Hill

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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…

Going Green in Greektown

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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…