Our Water Warriors: The Duo Behind BWB’s Water Quality Program 

Our Water Warriors: The Duo Behind BWB’s Water Quality Program 

Winter or summer, rain or shine our science team is out on the water monitoring the quality of our waterways. Barbara Johnson is BWB’s Water Quality Manager & Cody Matteson is our Senior Coordinator for the Water Quality Program. Together they make the ultimate duo, traversing our streams and harbor to track the progress we’re…

A Year in Review: 2021 Water Wins 
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A Year in Review: 2021 Water Wins 

It’s been a whirlwind of a year on all fronts, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. We’ve navigated through many challenges, welcomed new staff members to our BWB family, and we’re working every day to hold polluters accountable. So, what has your Baltimore Waterkeeper team been up to?   Growing our Team of Water Protectors  Our…

Water We Reading? Staff Picks from BWB’s Library

Water We Reading? Staff Picks from BWB’s Library

The holidays are a wonderful time to sit back, relax, and explore new topics! If you’re looking to expand your perspective on forest conservation, adopt zero waste practices at home, or enrich your vision for our sustainable future look no further…this list is for you! We hope you’ll love these environmentally-focused book as much as…

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….

Support the Stormwater Fee in Three Minutes or Less

In the Maryland legislative session that starts today, there will undoubtedly be hearings on a variety of bills seeking to weaken, delay or even repeal the stormwater fee. But addressing Baltimore’s urban polluted runoff problem can’t wait, so we need to remind our legislators that the program they passed in 2012 deliberately and critically allows for local flexibility….

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Four Ways to Be a Clean Water Warrior in March

If you are as excited about getting outdoors as I am, I encourage you to check out the many ways you can volunteer with us this March. Everything we do at Blue Water Baltimore is designed to result in better streams and healthier communities. We are offering volunteer trainings in FOUR different programs this month!…

Happy 40th Anniversary, Clean Water Act

[Note: Lisa DeGuire is the 2012-2013 Chesapeake Conservation Corps member for Blue Water Baltimore. She assists with greening projects, environmental education, and the Clean Water Community Initiative.] Today, the Clean Water Act turns 40! Although I wasn’t yet born when the Clean Water Act was enacted, I have been reaping the benefits my entire life….