Media Gallery

This page includes links to images, videos, and podcasts. Scroll down to find them.


Please help us develop our image gallery and share your photos of Baltimore County flora and fauna (including gardens, local parks, trails, and events) with us!

Here’s how: Send your large, high-definition photo/s to the webmaster, Vic Sanborn, at, along with your name and permission for their use on our site and workshop materials.

    • Your photos will always be attributed.
    • Please identify the image if you can, especially of flowers, trees, birds, and locations. If you don’t know the scientific name of the object you photographed, we’ll solicit answers from the experts.
    • We reserve the right to use the full photo or to crop it.

Example of images we are looking for:

Images from Flickr, with attribution, given for noncommercial purposes, such as this image, which was cropped for our rotating banner, taken by Mike (twentyfourzero-Flickr) of Loch Raven Reservoir at dawn on 11-12-2010. Click on this link to enter his album.

imabe of loch raven reservoir at dawn-Mike from twentyfourseven-flickr

Cherry Blossom, Bill Craig, Taken on April 8, 2014: Creative Commons image from Flickr, cropped banner image.

banner image of cherry blossoms by Bill Craig, Flickr

Other cropped images for this site’s rotating banners:

Tree on Hampton Mansion grounds
Cropped image of a tree on Hampton Mansion grounds in Towson © Vic Sanborn. October, 2020. The tree requires identification. 
Vic Sanborn image of back yard during snow, Feb 2021, Hampton community
Snow, backyard, February 2021, Hampton community near Loch Raven Reservoir, @ Vic Sanborn
Reflections in rain water along the NCR trail, Monkton. Image @ Vic Sanborn
Forget-me-nots seen while strolling around the neighborhood of Sherwood Gardens. Image @ Vic Sanborn

Images of parks and trails, seasons, or plants that grow in Maryland submitted by individuals.

Glenn Ferenschak, Chairman of the Baltimore County Forestry Board

Photo of blue/purple crocuses
Crocuses peeping out on February 16, 2022. Image taken by Glenn Ferenschak.
Winter scene in Parkville, 2018, image by Glenn Ferenschak.
Winter scene in Perry Hall, 2018, image by Glenn Ferenschak.

Images of Loch Raven Reservoir, Trails, and Watershed Areas

Loch Raven Dam and reservoir near Baltimore, MD-Flickr
Loch Raven Dam and Reservoir near Baltimore, MD, taken by Mike, Flickr, 11/2/2013. Creative Commons


Fall image of Loch Raven Reservoir with Reflection of trees in water,6, Mike, Flickr,
Loch Raven Reservoir 6, Mike, Flickr, November 12, 2010, CC

Hover cursor on the images for attribution, or click on the image from a tablet or smart phone.

Chesapeake Bay Wetlands and Marsh Images: Timothy Pohlaus, Flickr. Click at the bottom of an image to start a slideshow.


  • Maryland Native Plant Society You Tube channel: Click here
  • How U.S. forests could do more to curb climate change (CBS): Click here
  • Loch Raven drone video of winter snow at the reservoir, Feb 2021: Click here
Image of Drone flying over Loch Raven Reservoir
Drone flying over Loch Raven Reservoir


Screenshot of OneTreePlanted photo page with projects the world over
Screenshot of OneTreePlanted photo page with projects the world over