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Celebrating 2020: Restoration

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Featured image: Volunteers pose with their work at College Manor. Courtesy of Shannon Light Jump to:  Policy wins New green infrastructure Community tree plantings 2020 was full of challenges. Despite the tumultuous year, we still managed to carry on our…

Tree Pruning Party in Mondawmin

Have you ever wanted to learn how to properly prune a tree so that it stays healthy and grows big & strong? A little care goes a long way in the life of an urban tree! Join Blue Water Baltimore’s…

The “Do’s & Don’ts” of Street Tree Care

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Street Trees Save Lives The life of a street tree isn’t an easy one. Urban trees face stress resulting from the heat island effect, concentrated air & water pollution, compacted soils, and vandalism resulting from vehicle and pedestrian traffic –…

Curtis Bay Neighborhood Weekday Street Tree Planting

Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Curtis Bay! Join us on Friday, November 13th from 12-3 pm for a weekday afternoon volunteer tree planting in the South Baltimore neighborhood of Curtis Bay. Together we will install…

Curtis Bay Neighborhood Weekday Street Tree Planting

Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Curtis Bay! Join us on Tuesday, November 10th from 12-3pm for a weekday afternoon volunteer tree planting in the South Baltimore neighborhood of Curtis Bay. Together we will install over…

Curtis Bay Neighborhood Weekend Street Tree Planting

Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Curtis Bay! Join us on Saturday, November 7th from 9am-12pm for a volunteer tree planting in the South Baltimore neighborhood of Curtis Bay. Together we will install over 150 new…

Oliver Neighborhood Weekday Street Tree Planting

Vote for clean water on Election Day by planting a tree in Oliver! Join us on Tuesday, November 3rd from 12-3pm for a weekday afternoon volunteer tree planting in the Oliver neighborhood of East Baltimore. Together we will install over…

Baltimore City Forestry Board Monthly Meeting

Interested in learning more about Baltimore’s trees? Attend a Baltimore City Forestry Board meeting! Forest Conservancy District Boards, referred to as Forestry Boards, function in all 23 Maryland countries and Baltimore City. The county boards were established by law in…