Water Blog

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

5 Edible Native Plants!

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In honor of the Baltimore Herb Festival this Saturday, we’ve been thinking a lot about native edible plants. Guest blogger Skylar Gibbons-Reich, manager of Hidden Harvest Farm and Herring Run Nursery edible plant expert, put together this guide of five…

How Healthy is our Harbor?

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Today, Blue Water Baltimore and Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore released the annual Healthy Harbor Report Card, which examines the Baltimore region’s water quality, and how it impacts ecological and human health parameters. The report card is based on our Baltimore…

Aphids and Native Plants

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This time of year you will probably notice Aphids clustered along stems and leaves in your garden.  Many gardeners ask themselves what to do about Aphids.  Our answer is simple: If you want your garden to support the ecosystem, leave…

Treat Yourself To A Free Tree

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We hope you’re as excited about spring as we are, and about our upcoming free tree giveaways! From White Oak to Witch Hazel, we believe there’s a native tree out there for everyone. But only if you act fast –…

Maryland General Assembly Session of 2017

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The 2017 Maryland General Assembly session has come to a close. Throughout, Blue Water Baltimore was on the ground in Annapolis, collaborating with fellow environmental advocates ensuring our local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay are protected. This session brought a…

One Water Partnership

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Following the success of Blue Water Congregations, Blue Water Baltimore is proud to announce a continued partnership with Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC) on a program called One Water Partnership, to engage congregations in the Jones Falls Watershed in environmental…

Photovoice Artist Highlight: Ava D. Halls

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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…