Education, Government, Science

Olszewski announces BaltCo Litter Blitz, anti-litter campaign

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski celebrated Earth Day in Randallstown, hosting a stream cleanup and calling attention to the need for everyone to help reduce the litter that degrades communities and threatens waterways. He spotlighted two new anti-litter promotions – his BaltCo Litter Blitz promotion, and a new anti-littering ad campaign – speaking to a crowd of …


Business, Events, Real Estate, Science

Volunteers needed for Gunpowder Falls State Park stream clean-up

Maryland State Parks, the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, and Project Clean Stream are looking for help with a stream clean-up at Gunpowder Falls State Park. The event will take place along the Jones Road Trail (10400 Jones Road) in Kingsville on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will be cleaning up the …


Councilman Marks, volunteers participate in spring clean-up of Indian Rock Park

On Saturday, March 16, dozens of volunteers cleaned up garbage and repainted benches at Perry Hall’s Indian Rock Park. The effort was lead by Baltimore County Councilman David Marks, who helped secure the funding in 2014 to extend the Northeast Trail through the park. Advertisement The park stretches between Silver Spring Road and Ebenezer Road west of Perry Hall High School. …

County purchases 23 acres in Middle River to be preserved as open space

Baltimore County has purchase several acres of land in Middle River that will be preserved as “Open Space.” Using environmentally beneficial Program Open Space funding, the county will be acquiring 22.93 acres on the southwest corner of Bengies Road and Bourque Avenue (21220). The announcement was made on Tuesday by County Executive Don Mohler and Councilwoman Cathy Bevins. These large …

Councilman Marks: construction to start on stream repairs in Carney

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Monday that repairs would begin this week to the Whitemarsh Run in the vicinity of Upton Road in Carney. Baltimore County awarded the construction contract to Ecotone, Inc., an environmental company which specializes in ecological restoration. Construction will occur throughout the winter, and trees and shrubs will be installed in the spring. The …

Harford County to begin dredging to improve Joppa waterways

Harford County is beginning a $640,000 dredging project in Joppa to provide safe, navigable ingress and egress to Foster Branch Channel and Spur, the Taylors Creek West Entrance Channel, and Rumsey Island Outfall. The project is expected to be completed by February 15, 2019 with Waterway Improvement Fund grants from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Boating Services Unit, and …