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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

Invasive Plant to Avoid: Japanese Wisteria

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This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Herring Run Nursery will be focusing each day on one invasive plant and a native alternative. Don’t Plant: Japanese Wisteria The Maryland Invasive Species Council maintains a list of species that present a particular…

Invasive Plant to Avoid: Nandina

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This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Herring Run Nursery will be focusing each day on one invasive plant and a native alternative. Don’t Plant: Nandina Nandina (Nandina domestica) is such a common landscaping shrub that you might have thought…

Photovoice Artist Highlight: Celena Owens

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At Blue Water Baltimore we know that nobody understands the solutions to the complex challenges facing urban neighborhoods better than its residents. Photovoice is a unique educational workshop series that seeks to empower local communities to see and shape the…

Update: 2017 General Assembly Session

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It has been three weeks since the beginning of the 2017 General Assembly session and our push for a polystyrene phase out is in full swing! Overall, we have received positive feedback regarding SB186/HB229 to eliminate the use of polystyrene…

Stormwater Planters at Prince of Peace Baptist Church

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Thanks to a great partnership with and funding from the National Wildlife Federation, Blue Water Baltimore recently installed two stormwater planters at Prince of Peace Baptist Church in the McElderry Park neighborhood in Southeast Baltimore. Our first effort with this…