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Speak up For Clean Water

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THE ISSUE: The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has proposed a series of changes to the municipal separated stormwater sewer system (MS4) permits that dictate how much stormwater pollution local jurisdictions can allow, and what they are required to…

Baltimore City Forestry Board Monthly Meeting

Interested in learning more about Baltimore’s trees? Attend a Baltimore City Forestry Board meeting! Forest Conservancy District Boards, referred to as Forestry Boards, function in all 23 Maryland countries and Baltimore City. The county boards were established by law in…

Webinar: Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Baltimore

In cities like Baltimore, green stormwater infrastructure helps to protect our waterways while making our communities greener, healthier, and more equitable places to live. However, there are many bureaucratic challenges that make neighborhood greening harder to do.   Join our…

Baltimore City Forestry Board Monthly Meeting

Interested in learning more about Baltimore’s trees? Attend a Baltimore City Forestry Board meeting! Forest Conservancy District Boards, referred to as Forestry Boards, function in all 23 Maryland countries and Baltimore City. The county boards were established by law in…

Waterkeeper Wednesdays

Join us for Waterkeeper Wednesdays this month with your Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, Alice Volpitta! From pollution and the Clean Water Act, to sewage and wildlife, Alice will go live every Wednesday at noon to talk about a new, exciting topic. …

Baltimore City Forestry Board Monthly Meeting

Interested in learning more about Baltimore’s trees? Attend a Baltimore City Forestry Board meeting! We are still meeting through these uncertain times via Zoom. Please email [email protected] for access. Forest Conservancy District Boards, referred to as Forestry Boards, function in…

Waterkeeper Wednesdays

Join us for Waterkeeper Wednesdays this month with your Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, Alice Volpitta! From pollution and the Clean Water Act, to sewage and wildlife, Alice will go live every Wednesday at noon to talk about a new, exciting topic. …

Waterkeeper Wednesdays

Join us for Waterkeeper Wednesdays this month with your Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, Alice Volpitta! From pollution and the Clean Water Act, to sewage and wildlife, Alice will go live every Wednesday at noon to talk about a new, exciting topic. …