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  • Notable Tree Tour Highlights

    August 8th, 2017
      General

    Missed this spring's Notable Tree Tour? No worries, there will be more. In the meantime, enjoy the photos below highlighting a few of the magnificent north Baltimore City trees we visited on our tour and don't forget to check out the notable tree map ! BCRP City Naturalist and Horticulturist,...   Read More

  • Weed Warriors Summer 17 Update: New GIS Intern!

    August 7th, 2017
      General, News

      Welcome our new Weed Warrior GIS Intern, Victoria Rivard!  Victoria has joined the BCRP Forestry team this summer to help build the departments capacity to track and monitor invasive vegetation control and restoration projects. Victoria, a junior at Towson majoring in Environmental Studies with a certificate in Geographic Information Systems,...   Read More

  • Climate Change Preparedness in Baltimore


      General

    Photo: Flooding in Baltimore's inner harbor after Hurricane Isabel in 2003. The negative impact of climate change also known as global warming is becoming a growing health and environmental issue for many urban communities especially those living along coastal areas.  Climate change refers to the rise in surface temperatures due to...   Read More

  • New Nature Play in Druid Hill Park

    July 31st, 2017
      Education, News, Photos, Planting

    Construction is complete for Druid Hill Parks’ first ever nature play space! The play space is located at the intersection of East Drive and Red Road just east of Safety City! Photo: Youth planting a commemorative tree at the July 8th opening day The story of the Nature Play Space's...   Read More

  • Weed of the Season: Kudzu


      Education, Photos

    Pueraria montana var. lobata Kudzu eating it's way north  Kudzu has long been notoriously known as the vine that ate the south. Now it is eating its way into the Baltimore landscape and the greater mid-Atlantic areas. Kudzu “eats” through forest ecosystems by fast, vigorous growth and large leaves that...   Read More

  • A Word from our Summer ’17 Intern

    July 28th, 2017
      General

    This summer I had the opportunity to intern with TreeBaltimore, helping start the #myfavoritetree map, a StoryMap for their website of trees special to city residents. TreeBaltimore started its Notable Tree program in 1990, which aimed to highlight and share our city’s biggest, historic, and otherwise notable trees. This summer...   Read More

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