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.