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Non-Profit Organizations


Parks & People Foundation is dedicated to supporting a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities; creating and sustaining beautiful and lively parks; and promoting a healthy natural environment for all.

800 Wyman Park Drive, Suite 010
Baltimore, MD 21211
410-448-5663 info@parksandpeople.org
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Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound provides challenging wilderness courses and leadership experiences for youth and adults from Baltimore and the surrounding regions.

1901 Eagle Drive
Baltimore, MD 21207
410-448-1721
david.starnes@hurricanisland.org
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Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance is building an accessible neighborhood information system that enhances community improvement efforts by recording and telling the complete story about our neighborhoods. BNIA has online data available on a wide range of indicators for Baltimore neighborhoods.

100 East 23rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
410-235-0944
bnia@bnia.org
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Civic Works is Baltimore's non-profit youth service corps, providing critical community services throughout Baltimore. Civic Works fosters individual growth and development in its corpsmembers through team-based service projects and weekly academic enrichment.

2701 St. Lo Drive
Baltimore, MD 21213
410-366-8533
civicworks@aol.com
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Gwynns Falls Watershed Association

410-277-0900

Herring Run Watershed Association works to improve the environmental quality of the Herring Run watershed for the mutual benefit of its community and the Chesapeake Bay, by mobilizing volunteers for advocacy, restoration, and education.

4337 Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21214
410-254-1577
External Link
www.herringrun.org


Irvine Nature Center is a non-profit environmental education organization whose mission is to inspire appreciation and respect for the natural world, to increase awareness of environmental issues, and to encourage individuals to sustain earth's ecosystem.

8400 Greenspring Avenue
Stevenson, MD 21153
410-484-2413
External Link
www.explorenature.org


Jones Falls Watershed Association works to restore the health and beauty of the Jones Falls watershed. Jones Falls Watershed Association

3000 Chestnut Avenue, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21211
410-261-3515
sgreene@jonesfalls.org.org
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Neighborhood Design Center supports grassroots initiatives that improve the quality-of-life in local neighborhoods. NDC volunteer professionals provide project, design, planning, and development services that community groups and non-profits could not otherwise afford.

1401 Hollins Street
Baltimore, MD 21223
410.233.9686
info@ndc-md.org
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Washington Village/Pigtown Neighborhood Planning Council

904 West Washington Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-485-8494


City, County and State Government


Baltimore City Department of Planning

417 E. Fayette St.
8th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-396-4329
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Baltimore City Department of Public Works strives to provide outstanding public services for the citizens of Baltimore, our visitors and our neighboring subdivisions while maintaining a superior infrastructure, guaranteeing a clean and safe environment as well as sustaining a high quality of life.

water@baltimorecity.gov
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Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks strives to provide a recreation and parks system that is responsible and directed by the needs of people of Baltimore; to preserve, protect and enhance the city's park lands and public green spaces as a way to improve the physical and mental health of the people of Baltimore; and to invite and encourage individuals, families, schools, businesses and other community groups to become partners in our efforts to invigorate and sustain the city's natural and leisure resources.

3001 East Drive
Druid Hill Park
Baltimore, Md 21217
410-396-7900
bcrpgeninfo1@baltimorecity.gov
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Baltimore City Forest Conservancy District Board works to improve the management of Baltimore's urban forest growing along the city's streets and in the parks, facilitate school tree plantings, and promote informational and educational activities about the City's urban forest resources. Toe Board works closely with and assists the Baltimore City Forestry Division with its mission.

1001 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21223
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Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management works to manage, protect, and enhance the natural resources of Baltimore County and the health of its citizens through the application of environmental and public health laws, principles, and practices.

Courts Building
401 Bosley Avenue
Room 416
Towson, MD 21204
410-887-3733
deprm@co.ba.md.us
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Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks acquires and preserves open spaces for public recreation purposes, with specific reference to stream valleys, reservoirs, and the County's shoreline on the Bay; and develops programs, activities and experiences that meet the recreation needs and demands of County residents.

301 Washington Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
410-887-3871
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Baltimore County Forest Conservancy District Board provides leadership for improvement of the environment in urban, suburban and rural areas, and educates people about the variety of benefits that trees and forests provide. The Board assists local communities in establishing and caring for street trees, and has provided hundreds of trees to be planted in various communities of Baltimore County.

9405 Old Harford Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21234
(410) 665-5820
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Forest Service works to conserve and enhance the quality, quantity, productivity and biological diversity of the forest and tree resources of Maryland; and provide leadership and technical and financial support to inform, involve and empower citizens, local governments and private organizations to take action necessary to accomplish these goals.

Maryland Department of Natural Resources
580 Taylor Avenue
Tawes State Office Building
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Educational Institutions


Johns Hopkins University Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering is concerned with understanding the nature and dynamics of ecosystems, engineered systems, and societies and the design of useful strategies and technologies to address pressing environmental problems. The Department provides unique opportunities for education, research, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

GWC Whiting School of Engineering
313 Ames Hall, 3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
410-516-7092
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Morgan State University Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture focuses on the sustainable design of the urban environs. Along with this urban emphasis, the program is designed to ground students in the basic knowledge, skills, and values fundamental to the profession of Landscape Architecture. The program uses the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area as its field of inquiry and for community service and outreach.

Institute of Architecture and Planning
2201 Argonne Drive
Montebello Room B107
Baltimore, MD 21251
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Towson University Environmental Science and Studies Program provides the fundamental scientific, technical and social knowledge that program graduates will need to assess, plan and evaluate environmental concerns, particularly those confronting metropolitan regions, and instills the wide range of cognitive skills and content mastery which students will need to effectively analyze environmental issues and propose realistic plans for solving environmental problems at local, regional and national levels.

Smith Hall, Room 348
8000 York Road Towson University
Towson, MD 21252-0001
410-704-4920
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University of Maryland Urban Studies and Planning Program brings together an active community of scholars and students to creatively confront the issues facing our cities. Through instruction, participation in research, and community interaction, students explore the changing character and critical problems of modern urban development.

Urban Studies and Planning
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-9150
301- 405-6790
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University of Maryland, Baltimore County Department of Geography and Environmental Systems focuses on the study of spatial patterns in both the natural and cultural environment, offering degrees in geography, environmental studies and environmental science.

Social Sciences Building
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
410-455-2002
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Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies prepares new leadership and creates new knowledge to sustain and restore the long-term health of the biosphere and the well-being of its people. For 100 years, first as a pioneering school of forestry, Yale has marshaled the expertise of diverse disciplines in the service of responsible stewardship of the environment.

205 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511 USA
(203) 432-5100
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