West Baltimore gardens, volunteers and organizers honored at the 17th Annual Community Greening Celebration

We are excited to share a few photos from the 17th Annual Greening Celebration where the Friends of West Baltimore Squares, the Sunflower Village Community Garden and local super-volunteer Mike Dorsey all won recognition for our work around community greening in West Baltimore neighborhoods. We all couldn’t keep working without the great support we receive from partners like the Parks & People Foundation, Power In Dirt, Civic Works, neighborhood leaders and residents in West Baltimore communities. Thanks for all your contributions to these great efforts! The 17th Annual Greening Celebration sponsored by Constellation Energy together with include REI, Open Spaces … Continue reading West Baltimore gardens, volunteers and organizers honored at the 17th Annual Community Greening Celebration

Fighting the new mosquito in town with Integrated Pest Management

Thanks to Shannon LaDeau for a guest post on a new project being conducted by collaboration among Baltimore Parks and People Foundation, University of Maryland, and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. For more information, contact Shannon LaDeau at LADEAUS@caryinstitute.org. This summer a research group from the Baltimore Ecosystem Study and University of Maryland will be out in West Baltimore neighborhoods looking for the invasive Asian tiger mosquito. Researchers will be in your area this summer to help confront this menace – and will specifically be surveying alleys and yards for breeding habitat and knocking on doors in some neighborhoods … Continue reading Fighting the new mosquito in town with Integrated Pest Management