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Nature City Forum

​NatureCity Forum, a full day exploration of green infrastructure with designers, practitioners, planners and advocates. The day will include local, regional and national case studies, as well as tools and research on the planning and implementation of green infrastructure for climate resiliency, community building, human health and ecological benefit. Come add your voice to this day long exploration and discussion. There is a fee. Baltimore, MD. Learn more and register... Read more

Conservation Conference 2017

The Conservation Conference is focused on discussions that are important for corporate conservation, employee engagement and community relations. Participants will gain valuable information and strategies to face the issues and challenges of corporate biodiversity programs, and learn techniques and best practices for successful wildlife and habitat management. Baltimore, Maryland. Learn more and register... Read more

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Introduces New Financing Tool for Clean Water Goals

​The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), in partnership with Quantified Ventures and with support from The Kresge Foundation and others, is inviting municipalities in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia to participate in a pilot project to implement natural solutions that reduce urban/suburban runoff that damages local rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay. The application deadline is October 31. Learn more and apply  ... Read more

Baltimore Sensors Will Measure Air Pollution Block by Block

Researchers are well aware that Baltimore’s summer air quality can be hazardous to residents’ health. But understanding how smog levels differ from neighborhood to neighborhood could help policy-makers address public health crises with greater precision. Read more... Read more

Vacant Lot Transforms Into Sculpture Park in East Baltimore

Once a dumping ground for garbage, the vacant lot on Homestead Street in East Baltimore is now a beautiful sculpture park. Dubbed The Coldstream Homestead Montebello Sculpture Park, the new installment is part of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) and the Baltimore Office Baltimore Office of Sustainability’s Sustainability’s Growing Green Initiative’s Lots Alive grant program that supports the creation of temporary public art projects on vacant lots. Read more... Read more

Trail of the Month: Maryland and Washington, D.C.’s Capital Crescent Trail

Forming an emerald arc around the northern and western borders of the District of Columbia, the Capital Crescent Trail connects Washington to its Maryland suburbs. The pathway is so lushly wooded that, at times, it might be easy to forget the thrum of the nation’s capital lies just over the trees. But a glance over the shoulder while pedaling along the Potomac River provides a nice view of the iconic Washington Monument and a reminder of the city’s closeness. The... Read more
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