A Year In Review: Restoration 2021
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A Year In Review: Restoration 2021

Oh Boy, What A Year!  As the second year of the pandemic draws to a close, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the ways in which our community can still come together to achieve our mission of Clean water, Strong communities. We planted over 1,000 trees, removed 11,000 sq feet of impervious surface and gave away over…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Phyllis Fung
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We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Phyllis Fung

Clean Water, Strong Communities! It takes a community of people to grow a community of trees. As another wonderful tree planting season draws to a close, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the strong communities that work hard to clean our waterways. Check out the following spotlights to learn about some of our most dedicated partners and…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Sebastian Joseph
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We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Sebastian Joseph

Clean Water, Strong Communities! It takes a community of people to grow a community of trees. As another wonderful tree planting season draws to a close, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the strong communities that work hard to clean our waterways. Check out the following spotlights to learn about some of our most dedicated partners and…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Kate Stevens
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We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Kate Stevens

Clean Water, Strong Communities! It takes a community of people to grow a community of trees. As another wonderful tree planting season draws to a close, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the strong communities that work hard to clean our waterways. Check out the following spotlights to learn about some of our most dedicated partners and…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Stafford Oliver
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We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Stafford Oliver

Clean Water, Strong Communities! It takes a community of people to grow a community of trees. As another wonderful tree planting season draws to a close, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the strong communities that work hard to clean our waterways. Check out the following spotlights to learn about some of our most dedicated partners and…

Celebrating 2020: Restoration
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Celebrating 2020: Restoration

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 mission of clean water, strong communities. We planted 557 new trees across Baltimore’s many neighborhoods….

How to Plant a Tree with Blue Water Baltimore
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How to Plant a Tree with Blue Water Baltimore

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. The most important steps are highlighted in bold. We ask that you read the whole…

Progress through Partnership: Medstar Harbor Hospital

Progress through Partnership: Medstar Harbor Hospital

Medstar Harbor Hospital (MHH), one of two waterfront hospitals in Maryland, sits on a 30-acre campus directly on the Patapsco River. An extensive lawn and numerous parking lots had for years caused rainwater and pollution to flow off the property directly into the river, and subsequently into the Chesapeake Bay. As part of a 15-year…

Do your part. Protect our green spaces in Baltimore!
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Do your part. Protect our green spaces in Baltimore!

What are native, non-native, and invasive plant species? Native species have co-evolved in specific ecosystems for thousands of years. Native plants are anchors of healthy, biodiverse communities. They have adapted to local soils and climate conditions. Each species plays a necessary role in the delicate web of life and preserves the balance and beauty of…