Stories & Info from Baltimore Green Space
Our Fall 2012 newsletter focuses on water access for gardens, and birds found during forest patch bird walks.
Our Summer 2012 newsletter – with forest patches and the Upper Fells Point Garden.
Our Fall 2011 newsletter features the story of the Duncan Street Miracle Garden.
A Family's Summer at the Duncan Street Garden, posted July 2011.
Our Spring 2011 newsletter includes a map of the 111 green spaces (on 462 lots) identified by our volunteers.
Older Media Links
The Chesapeake Bay Journal featured Baltimore Green Space and a number of the sites we work with. October 2013.
The Baltimore Guide covered Baltimore Green Space and the Upper Fells Point Garden (protected since 2009). July 2012.
The Baltimore Messenger covered a Baltimore Green Space workshop on how to preserve neighborhoods' urban oasis. July 2011.
Our survey of the locations of Baltimore's community-managed open spaces was featured in the March 2011 edition of Landscape Architecture magazine.
Baltimore Green Space's policy work was featured as a Success Story in the Office of Sustainability's 2010 Annual Report. We worked to craft a policy that allows Baltimore City to sell land in use as community-managed open space to qualified land trusts for $1 per lot.
The Baltimore Sun covered our work to let Baltimore City government know which "vacant" lots are actually community gardens, pocket parks, or other kinds of community-managed open spaces. December 2010.
Hear the podcast of the November 4, 2010, Marc Steiner Show. Baltimore Green Space's Miriam Avins discussed community-managed open spaces, along with Beth Strommen from the Baltimore City Office of Sustainability and Lewis Sharpe of the Duncan Street Miracle Garden.
Read the profile of the Duncan Street Miracle Garden in the November 2010 Urbanite, along with information on the dollar lot program that Baltimore Green Space helped to create.
Baltimore Green Space blogs about “Creating green spaces” at the Open Society Institute's Audacious Ideas blog.