There’s life anew in “The Ditch,” “The Highway to Nowhere” or whatever else you like to call the 1.39-mile, six-lane freeway that runs through part of West Baltimore, thanks to Blue Water Baltimore and partner organizations and state agencies.
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For all of its environmental challenges, Baltimore has some pretty breathtaking natural spaces, and plenty of enthusiastic environmentalists to help take care of the them. Today is your day to get out and join them with some cleaning and greening, or even just hanging out.
As Patterson Park has shown us, even an alley can be fully beautified with the right tools. Tonight, local nonprofit Blue Water Baltimore will kick off a series of workshops teaching city residents how to make their neighborhoods’ storm drains come to life in a visually appealing and educational way.
Baltimore’s Jones Falls and Inner Harbor took a beating this weekend and on Monday, with an underground sewage leak and a 50-gallon oil spill to boot.
If you live in Baltimore City or Baltimore County and are looking to add trees to your yard, definitely plan on visiting Blue Water Baltimore’s Herring Run Nursery this Sunday to grab yourself a free one.
Tucked away on the Mount Pleasant Golf Course is a one of Charm City’s best-kept-secrets: Blue Water Baltimore’s Herring Run Nursery. The native plant nursery is an ideal spot for landscaping enthusiasts seaching for an extensive variety of trees, shrubs, grasses and flowers native to the Chesapeake Bay region.
The waterway-restoring nonprofit Blue Water Baltimore has hired one of its board members with decades of environmental advocacy and policy experience in Maryland to be its new permanent director.
Some changes are taking place in the top ranks of Blue Water Baltimore, the local nonprofit devoted to restoring Baltimore’s waterways.
Did you notice the big construction project on Falls Road just south of the Brooklandville Fire Station? Trout Unlimited and Blue Water Baltimore just completed a massive stream restoration at the site. Soon, brown trout will have a peaceful home inside the beltway. With a key section of the Jones Falls River now restored to its natural glory, Jim Gracie, a legend in the stream restoration world, says it best, “the fact that Baltimore has a stream of this high quality in an urban area is a rarity. We’re blessed.”
Hundreds of trees are being planted in West Baltimore this summer as part of an effort to put in “green infrastructure.”