We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Phyllis Fung
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We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Phyllis Fung

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. Check out the following spotlights to learn about some of our most dedicated partners and…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Sebastian Joseph
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We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Sebastian Joseph

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. Check out the following spotlights to learn about some of our most dedicated partners and…

One Congregation’s Vision for a Sustainable Future
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One Congregation’s Vision for a Sustainable Future

Just miles from bustling downtown Baltimore City, Stillmeadow Community Fellowship sits on 10 acres of serene, undisturbed forest land. The land serves as a community peace park—with open trails and thousands of healthy trees. In the Fellowship’s parking lot and back areas, rain barrels and cisterns collect rainwater, repurposing it to water trees and plants…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Kate Stevens
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We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Kate Stevens

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. Check out the following spotlights to learn about some of our most dedicated partners and…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Stafford Oliver
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We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Stafford Oliver

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. Check out the following spotlights to learn about some of our most dedicated partners and…

Celebrating 2020: Restoration
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Celebrating 2020: Restoration

Featured image: Volunteers pose with their work at College Manor. Courtesy of Shannon Light Jump to:  Policy wins New green infrastructure Community tree plantings 2020 was full of challenges. Despite the tumultuous year, we still managed to carry on our mission of clean water, strong communities. We planted 557 new trees across Baltimore’s many neighborhoods….

Do your part. Protect our green spaces in Baltimore!
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Do your part. Protect our green spaces in Baltimore!

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 necessary role in the delicate web of life and preserves the balance and beauty of…

Dumbarton Middle School encourages some green thumbs
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Dumbarton Middle School encourages some green thumbs

Planting trees is a terrific activity for helping the environment and beautifying our neighborhoods. Fall can be a great time for planting trees, as Dumbarton Middle School (DMS) recently learned. In October 2019, Dumbarton partnered with Blue Water Baltimore to plant 21 trees on the school grounds. To do the job, DMS Green Club faculty advisers Janice…

More than 70 trees planted to honor late Rep. Cummings
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More than 70 trees planted to honor late Rep. Cummings

Last Saturday morning – October 26, 2019 – Blue Water Baltimore, the Port of Baltimore, and HeartSmiles hosted a tree planting in honor of late Representative Elijah E. Cummings. More than 70 volunteers planted 73 trees along the Port’s Broening Highway. Each tree pays tribute to his outstanding leadership and dedication to Baltimore’s youth and…