Useful Links for Greater Baltimore

Local Parks and Information for Outdoor Trips 

Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks 
Baltimore County Parks 
Baltimore Inner City Outings (ICO) 
Baltimore Running Company 
BioTrek Naturalists, Inc. - natural history experiences for amateur naturalists 
Chesapeake Hiking & Outdoor Society 
Eden Mill Nature Center 
Gunpowder Falls State Park 
Gwynns Falls Trail 
Harford County Hiking 
Harford County Parks 
Irvine Natural Science Center 
Jones Falls Valley Celebration 
Mountain Club of Maryland 
North Point State Park 
Parks & People: The Foundation for Baltimore Recreation and Parks 
Rocks State Park 
York Hiking Club

Local Recycling Info 

Baltimore County Recycling 
The Book Thing - donate your unwanted books 
Harford County Recycling 
InkJet Cartridge and Cellphone Donation 
The Loading Dock - accepts reusable building materials 
Maryland Department of the Environment - toxic and hazardous waste disposal 
Maryland Recycles 
PEP: List of Maryland Computer Recycling Programs 
Share the Technology - Computer Recycling

Environmental/Conservation Groups
Gwynns Falls Watershed Association 
Baltimore Climate Change Network 
Baltimore County Citizens Sprawl & Smart Growth Information 
Harford County Citizens Sprawl & Smart Growth Information 
1000 Friends of Maryland 
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay 
Baltimore Regional Partnership 
Chesapeake Bay Foundation 
Citizens Planning & Housing Association 
Clean Water Action 
Friends of Lake Roland 
The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy 
Herring Run Watershed Association 
Save Our Streams 
Maryland Pesticide Network


Baltimore City 
Baltimore County 
Harford County 
Maryland Department of the Environment 
Maryland Department of Natural Resources 
Maryland Department of Planning 
Maryland General Assembly 
Metro DC Sprawl Campaign website 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
U.S. House of Representatives 
U.S. Senate

Baltimore Region Transportation Information

Baltimore Regional Rail Plan 
Long Range Transportation Plan 
Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) 
Vision 2030

Population Growth
Growth Education Movement 
National Sierra Club's population home page 
Population Coalition