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Weed Warriors Summer 17 Update: New GIS Intern!

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  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, has created an application, utilizing… Read more »

New Nature Play in Druid Hill Park

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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 inception is a serendipitous series… Read more »

Paddling towards a Healthy Harbor with Green Infrastructure

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Did you know that Baltimore City has approximately 21,000 acres of pavement — an area more than 150 times the size of Patterson Park? Did you know that Gov. Martin O’Malley signed legislation in 2012 which called for removing one fifth of the city’s concrete (4,200 acres of concrete) by the year 2018? What replaces… Read more »

A Summer Mapping the New Tree Plantings

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Hey everyone! I’m Vincent Bergamo and I interned with Victor Miranda at TreeBaltimore this summer. We began creating a map that will show the locations of all newly planted trees in the city. The map can be helpful in a variety of ways such as: analyzing tree survival rates, finding new places to plant, and… Read more »

Weed Warriors

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The Weed Warriors program strives to keep forests healthy by removing invasive species throughout the city. Many volunteer group events have been held over past years, and now the program is expanding under the enthusiastic direction of Stephanie Helms.Weed Warriors certification is a new 3 class series that allows citizens to become authorized to perform… Read more »

Winter at TreeBaltimore

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Winter time! Snow! Sun! Freezing Temps! Cloudy days! Trees nestled in the nursery with care. Oh the joys of cold, then warm, then cold Baltimore winters. Luckily the TreeBaltimore Partnership is keeping busy with planning Spring tree events, hosting tree pruning workshops, and setting up for the Winter Gathering! Thursday, January 30th (check the flier… Read more »