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Tree Giveaway: Stillmeadow Community Fellowship

Join us for one of our tree giveaways!

Take home your own free tree! Blue Water Baltimore is partnering with Baltimore County EPS, TreeBaltimore and Stillmeadow Community Fellowship to offer a variety of tree species to residents for free! Join us at Stillmeadow Community Fellowship for a tree…

Virtual Volunteer Training for Tree Giveaways

Help us hand out free trees! In this virtual training, you’ll learn how to help lead our free tree giveaway events. Together we will review general event flow and discuss the various volunteer roles needed. We’ll also cover some details…

‘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,…

US Route 40 Mulch Fest

Help us care for one of our largest tree planting sites along the median of US Route 40! Blue Water Baltimore has been working for years with West Baltimore communities to re-forest the “Highway to Nowhere” and provide much-needed air…

Tree Giveaway Volunteer Training

Photo by Zoe Gensheimer. Note: Images of folks without masks were taken pre-pandemic. Let’s give away some trees together! This spring, help us increase Baltimore’s tree canopy as a free tree giveaway volunteer. Join us for this virtual training on…