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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



Photovoice Artist Highlight: Celena Owens

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At Blue Water Baltimore we know that nobody understands the solutions to the complex challenges facing urban neighborhoods better than its residents. Photovoice is a unique educational workshop series that seeks to empower local communities to see and shape the…

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 &…

Coming Soon to Your Water Bill: Cleaner Stormwater

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Starting this summer, Baltimore City and the nine largest counties in the state – including Baltimore County – must begin assessing fees on property owners based on the amount of stormwater pollution each property produces. Because stormwater from urban &…

Storm Drain Stenciling in Baltimore

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[Note: Amy Dewan is the Americorps Storm Drain Arts Coordinator for Blue Water Baltimore. She is an  environmental justice organizer, educator, and artist from Baltimore, MD.]   With a mere week left in my AmeriCorps term here at Blue Water Baltimore,…

2011 In Review

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Now that winter is almost upon us, we have a chance to take a breather and look back on what we’ve done this year. And what a year it was! From Blue Water Baltimore’s official launch in January to Operation…