Baltimore to Celebrate National NeighborWoods Month

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Baltimore – October 1, 2006. Herring Run Watershed Association today announced that it will plant/maintain 30 trees as part of their Idlewylde Neighborhood Street Tree Planting. This event is one of more than 100 regreening efforts throughout the country being promoted during October, which has been declared National NeighborWoods Month by the national nonprofit, the Alliance for Community Trees (ACT). Herring Run Watershed Association is a member of ACT’s NeighborWoods Network.

Help to plant trees along neighborhood streets to green the streets and create future tree canopy. Tools, gloves, and refreshments provided. Come dressed to get dirty. Rain or Shine event. This project is in partnership with the Idlewylde Community Association and Chesapeake Bay Trust.
“It’s great to be working on an important regreening effort at a time when other organizations are doing so as well,” said Darin Crew. “Part of our goal is to draw attention to the good work being done at the grassroots level all across the country to improve urban and community forests.”
Herring Run Watershed Association’s celebration will take place as follows:
Oct 21, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
913 Overbrook Rd. (corner of Overbrook and Beechwood)
Read the full Herring Run Watershed Association press release. (PDF)