Blue Water Blog - tree care

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Sebastian Joseph

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Clean Water, Strong Communities! It takes a community of people to grow a community of trees. As another wonderful tree planting season draws to a close, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the strong communities that work hard to clean our waterways.…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Kate Stevens

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Clean Water, Strong Communities! It takes a community of people to grow a community of trees. As another wonderful tree planting season draws to a close, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the strong communities that work hard to clean our waterways.…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Stafford Oliver

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Clean Water, Strong Communities! It takes a community of people to grow a community of trees. As another wonderful tree planting season draws to a close, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the strong communities that work hard to clean our waterways.…

‘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…

Free Tree Giveaway at Stillmeadow Community Fellowship

Photo by Zoe Gensheimer. Note: Images of folks without masks were taken pre-pandemic. Take home your own free tree! Join us at Stillmeadow Community Fellowship for a tree giveaway this spring and discover the many benefits of native trees. Free…

Tree Species Availability for Ridgely Manor Park Giveaway

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Take home your own free tree! Blue Water Baltimore is partnering with the Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability, NeighborSpace, the Ridgely Manor Community Association and the Green Towson Alliance to offer residents a variety of native tree…