Baltimore – Introduction

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BALTIMORE, Maryland, is comprised of more than 225 distinct and unique neighborhoods.[1] In fact, Baltimoreans often call it a “city of neighborhoods.”[2] Over the years, these neighborhoods have experienced their share of racial tension and strife. But for many environmental advocates, these neighborhoods also represent a way to bring the city together for a common cause: the city’s urban forest.


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[1] Live Baltimore. Neighborhood Profiles. (accessed Sept. 25, 2012).

[2] Jacobson, J. The Color Line. Urbanite [Online] 2010. (accessed Sept. 25, 2012).