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Mulch Volcanoes Are Proven Tree Killers

By Glenda Weber Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Most people know drinking and driving don't mix but did you know trees and volcanoes don't mix? Volcanoes? In Baltimore? Yep, I see volcanoes all over the city and beyond. On my daily commute, I have watched trees be planted, carefully surrou...

City Releases Recreation Center Implementation

Plan includes $19m in capital investment, expanded programming and staff, afterschool programs and community partnerships. BALTIMORE (May 1, 2012) — Today, Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) released the final Recreation Center implementation plan to transition the City’s agin...

Patterson Park Dog Park Opens Dec. 15

Join Baltimore City Recreation and Parks and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as they open the City’s newest dog park Saturday, Dec. 15, 11 a.m., next to DiPietro Ice Rink. Two tennis courts in Patterson Park have been converted into a fenced dog run that includes separate areas for small and la...

Once In A Lifetime, Agaves Coming To Bloom At Rawlings Conservatory

BALTIMORE — The historic Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens is celebrating a truly rare event—the blooming of the Agave americana, Agave americana variegata, Agave lophantha and Agave parviflora in the Conservatory's Desert House. Few are fortunate to ever see these rema...

Protecting Trees Improve Health And Quality Of Life In Baltimore And Maryland

By Jacqueline M. Carrera and Erik M. Dihle May 28, 2013 The recent passage and signing of landmark forest legislation will help protect the health and well-being of all Marylanders for generations to come. Maryland has made a commitment to "no net loss" of our state's forests — both urban an...

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