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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



Water Pollution Connections: Part 2 of 2

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Last week, in the first part of this two part series on water pollution, I explored the connection between energy, water, and pollution. This week my focus is on the home: how water and pollution are connected to where we…

A Tree Grows in Baltimore

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[NOTE: Debra Lenik is the staff Volunteer Coordinator at Blue Water Baltimore, and first joined us in 2010 as part of the AmeriCorps Volunteer Maryland program.] A colleague recently asked me where I saw myself in ten years. Holy mackerel,…

Painting Baltimore Blue

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The Healthy Harbor initiative recently announced their vision for a fishable and swimmable harbor by 2020, and we are working hard to make that vision a reality.  Baltimore neighborhoods play an essential role in accomplishing that goal because the health of our waterways…

On the Advocacy Front Lines

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This is meant to be a blog post about Blue Water Baltimore’s advocacy work – and it is – but I’m going to make it a wee bit personal.  My name is Mike Aaron.  I’ve now been working for Blue…

Our Favorite Pollution Reports of the Year

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This post is a joint entry by Debra Lenik, Volunteer Coordinator, and David Flores, Program Manager for Water Quality and Pollution Monitoring. Debra: I may complain about long hours in the field during the spring and fall, but by the…

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…

Blue Water Baltimore is Hiring a WATERKEEPER

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Blue Water Baltimore is evaluating candidates for the position of Baltimore Harbor WATERKEEPER.  Applications were due by December 5, 2011.  Keep an eye out for future announcements. The program overview, components and job description are below for reference. Demonstrated passion for…