Encouraging the use of native plants

 Much research has documented the importance of native plants in our yards, our neighborhoods, and our ecosystems. Two members of Green Towson Alliance submitted the first-ever plant exhibit using native plants in the prestigious Philadelphia Flower Show in 2019, winning 2nd and 3rd Prize Ribbons for their native plant terrarium exhibits.

County breaks ground on Radebaugh Park

After more than three years of planning and community advocacy, Baltimore County officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday morning for the Radebaugh Park in Towson’s Aigburth Manor neighborhood. The 3.76-acre park is named for the fourth-generation of the Radebaugh Florist and Greenhouses family, which sold the land to the county. On Tuesday, a skeleton of … Continue reading “County breaks ground on Radebaugh Park”

Knollwood awarded $115K grant for Herring Run improvement plan

The Chesapeake Bay Trust has awarded a substantial grant to a Towson neighborhood’s plans to restore the Herring Run and connect Towson parks along a walking trail. The vision: an environmentally sound trail that joins neighborhood parks in Towson along the stream, from Burke Avenue to Stevenson Lane.

One Water interfaith partners spread the good word about controlling stormwater

Flooding from hard rains erodes the land, damages property and roads, and can wash hundreds of gallons of polluted water into the Chesapeake Bay. Sixteen Baltimore area congregations have banded together to improve the degraded Jones Falls watershed.