Blue Water Blog - Street Trees

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



The “Do’s & Don’ts” of Street Tree Care

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Street Trees Save Lives The life of a street tree isn’t an easy one. Urban trees face stress resulting from the heat island effect, concentrated air & water pollution, compacted soils, and vandalism resulting from vehicle and pedestrian traffic –…

Survey Says: 400 New Trees for North Avenue

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In nature, trees do a fine job of planting themselves.  In an urban environment like Baltimore, getting the right tree in the right place takes a little bit of human effort. The West North Avenue Streetscape Conceptual Master Plan, completed…

Here Come 450 New Street Trees for Baltimore

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The Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake and Coastal Services Unit recently announced $300,000 in funding to Blue Water Baltimore to plant  450 new street trees and remove of 3/4 acre of concrete in Baltimore. These new funds will enable Blue Water…