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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



TreeKeepers 301: Botanical Nomenclature

Explore scientific plant names with TreeBaltimore! The Baltimore TreeKeepers is a city-wide tree stewardship program open to anyone interested in Baltimore’s trees. TreeKeepers promote healthy trees by educating residents and increasing their role in the care of the City’s trees.…

Progress through Partnership: Medstar Harbor Hospital

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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…

Virtual Flower Fridays with Herring Run Nursery

Join our Herring Run Nursery staff for fun livestreams and virtual Q&As each Friday in May! From rain barrels and pollinators, to gardening tips and tricks, we’ll be talking a new topic each week.  Livestreams will take place Fridays at…

Virtual Flower Fridays with Herring Run Nursery

Join our Herring Run Nursery staff for fun livestreams and virtual Q&As each Friday in May! From rain barrels and pollinators, to gardening tips and tricks, we’ll be talking a new topic each week.  Livestreams will take place Fridays at…

Virtual Flower Fridays with Herring Run Nursery

Join our Herring Run Nursery staff for fun livestreams and virtual Q&As each Friday in May! From rain barrels and pollinators, to gardening tips and tricks, we’ll be talking a new topic each week.  Livestreams will take place Fridays at…

Do your part. Protect our green spaces in Baltimore!

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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…

Virtual Flower Fridays with Herring Run Nursery

Join our Herring Run Nursery staff for fun livestreams and virtual Q&As each Friday in May! From rain barrels and pollinators, to gardening tips and tricks, we’ll be talking a new topic each week.  Livestreams will take place Fridays at…