Blue Water Blog - environment

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



POSTPONED: Hillcrest Park Tree Planting

Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Lansdowne! Join us for a volunteer tree planting at Hillcrest Park. Together we will install over 50 new trees for the community! Novice volunteers and expert TreeKeepers alike are welcome to attend.…

POSTPONED: Tree Giveaway at Herring Run Nursery

In light of recent recommendations for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all Blue Water Baltimore events through April 11, 2020 are postponed. Please click here to read the full message from our Executive Director. Thank you so…

Baltimore City Forestry Board Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

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…

Tree Baltimore Annual Winter Gathering

Come and celebrate another year of urban tree canopy expansion efforts. This event is open to anyone interested in Baltimore’s trees! Join the TreeBaltimore community for free food and fun as we review updates and strides in urban tree canopy…

Invasive Plant to Avoid: Daylilies

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This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Herring Run Nursery will be focusing each day on one invasive plant and a native alternative. Don’t Plant: Daylilies Daylilies (Hemerocallis fulva) are so popular in Maryland that it is hard to believe that…

Invasive Plant to Avoid: Winter Creeper

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This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Herring Run Nursery will be focusing each day on one invasive plant and a native alternative. Don’t Plant: Winter Creeper The Maryland Invasive Species Council maintains a list of species that present a particular…

Invasive Plant to Avoid: Butterfly Bush

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This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Herring Run Nursery will be focusing each day on one invasive plant and a native alternative. Don’t Plant: Butterfly Bush Many of our customers are surprised to learn that butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) is…