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‘Tis the Season For Deer Rub

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Why do white-tailed deer rub their antlers on trees? Each spring, male deer (also called ‘stags’ or ‘bucks’) grow a new set of antlers. In the fall, these bucks rub their antlers on young tree trunks. Rubbing removes an itchy,…

Volunteer Tree Planting: Harford Park

Two volunteers planting a tree

Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Harford Park! Join us on Tuesday, November 30th from 12:00 – 3:00PM for a volunteer tree planting in Parkville. Please review our ‘How to Plant‘ resource prior to attending the…

Baltimore City Forestry Board Monthly Meeting

Forestry board members smiling

Interested in becoming an advocate for Baltimore’s trees? Attend a Baltimore City Forestry Board meeting! Forest Conservancy District Boards, referred to as Forestry Boards, function in all 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City. The boards were established in 1943 by…

Volunteer Tree Planting: Cherry Hill

Volunteers smiling as they plant trees in Cherry Hill in 2018

Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Baltimore! Join us on Saturday, October 30th from 9:00AM – 12:00PM for a volunteer tree planting in Cherry Hill. Please review our ‘How to Plant‘ resource prior to attending the…

Baltimore City Forestry Board Monthly Meeting

Forestry board members smiling

Interested in becoming an advocate for Baltimore’s trees? Attend a Baltimore City Forestry Board meeting! Forest Conservancy District Boards, referred to as Forestry Boards, function in all 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City. The boards were established in 1943 by…

Free Tree Giveaway at Stillmeadow Community Fellowship

Take home your own free tree! Blue Water Baltimore is partnering with the Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability, TreeBaltimore, The Department of Public Works (DPW) and Stillmeadow Community Fellowship to offer residents a variety of native tree…

Volunteer Planting: Oliver

Volunteering giving a thumbs up after planting a tree on Oliver Street

Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Baltimore! Join us on Thursday, October 21st from 12:00 – 3:00PM for a volunteer tree planting in the Oliver neighborhood. Please review our ‘How to Plant‘ resource prior to attending…

Volunteer Tree Planting: Broadway East

Volunteers planting a tree

Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Baltimore! Join us on Saturday, October 16th from 9:00AM – 12:00PM for a volunteer street tree planting in Broadway East. Please review our ‘How to Plant‘ resource prior to attending…