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.
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”
A 100-pound hubcap and fallen utility pole were among the items found in streams by volunteers in Towson during clean-ups at 21 sites this spring.
The spotted lanternfly is poised to invade Maryland for the first time this year. Appearing first in a shipment of Asian rock in Pennsylvania, the lanternfly has been found in three states on our borders and is expected this spring in Maryland.
After years of planning and of collaboration with community organizations and Baltimore County government, it looks like East Towson will become the home of a new neighborhood park. Construction on Radebaugh Park in Towson expected to start in July
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.
Late fall is a great time to plant new trees! Green Towson Alliance volunteers joined those from the Southland Hills Improvement Association and Goucher College to plant native trees around a neighborhood park.
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.