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Make a Nature Collage!

A nature collage of an underwater scene.
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If you’ve got kids at home you need to keep busy or just want a fun activity to do yourself, try making a nature collage celebrating local flora and fauna. Making a nature collage is a simple way to get…

April Showers Don’t Just Bring Flowers

Stormwater flowing into a storm drain on a street.
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We’ve seen lots of rainfall this April, and these April showers don’t just bring flowers. Baltimoreans may be experiencing flooding, sewage backups, and other effects of wet weather. At Blue Water Baltimore, stormwater is always on our mind. We want…

2020 Water Quality Report Card is Here

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In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22nd, Blue Water Baltimore held our second annual Afternoon With Your Waterkeeper event to release our 2019 water quality data. In response to current global events, we took the…

Legislative Session Overview

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Maryland’s Legislative Session adjourned early on March 18th for the first time since the Civil War due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With a shorter session and the need for emergency legislation to address this growing public health crisis, our legislators…

Stuck at Home? Design a Reusable Bag!

reusable bag design contest
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In anticipation of Baltimore’s plastic bag ban, we’re partnering with the Office of Sustainability on a design contest for reusable bags to give out to city residents.  Earlier in January, before we fell into the grips of a global pandemic,…