Time Sensitive Announcement: Arbor Day Posters Due Noon, January 20th

For those who missed the press release about the invitation to submit the 2023 Arbor Day Posters: The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Forest Conservancy District Boards invite all Maryland fifth graders in private and public schools to participate in the annual Arbor Day Poster Contest. The theme for 2023 is: “Trees Are Terrific…and … Continue reading Time Sensitive Announcement: Arbor Day Posters Due Noon, January 20th

Articles of Interest

FALLEN LEAVES: A TREE’S GIFT TO THE STREAM, December 2, 2022 This article in  Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay discusses the many ways in which the decay of fallen leaves on the ground and in water benefits our wildlife, the ground, and our water sources. Click on the link to read this interesting article. Upstate New … Continue reading Articles of Interest

About Trees

Trees are on our minds this season. These links lead to good tree news and bad.  Baltimore County 2023 Christmas Tree Pick Up starts Monday, January 9th Evergreen Trees for Birds, The Spruce.Com Urban Forest’s water retention, infiltration, and transpiration, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture Oak Trees Are Dying at Record Rates Across Chesapeake … Continue reading About Trees

Baltimore County Forestry Board Annual Workshop Day: March 18, 2023

The Baltimore County Forestry Board (BCFB) is excited to bring back our annual March Environmental Workshops. Our last annual workshop, entitled "Native Species & the Web of Life,” was canceled in 2020. We have rescheduled a similar workshop day with updated information on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at the Oregon Ridge Lodge in the Oregon … Continue reading Baltimore County Forestry Board Annual Workshop Day: March 18, 2023

Holiday Open House with Birds of Prey! 12-3 from 11AM to 2 PM

Meet the staff of the Phoenix Wildlife Center, including Kathy Woods, and their birds of prey at Wild Birds Unlimited in Timonium on Saturday, December 3 from 11 AM to 2 PM. These images are from their 2021 presentation. See these magnificent birds up close. Feel free to ask questions of the staff. Better yet, … Continue reading Holiday Open House with Birds of Prey! 12-3 from 11AM to 2 PM

In the News for October 2022

Green America When you make a $20 tax deductible donation to Green America, a nonprofit organization, you’ll receive a FREE 'Cause I Care Package’ – the resources you need to make green living easy and FUN: Organic, fair trade chocolate and tea – thanking you for all you do for people and the planet! An … Continue reading In the News for October 2022