I grew up in Baltimore and though I was an outdoorsy child, I must admit that in my youth I believed the Jones Falls was just the name of an expressway. Having done more exploration, trail navigation and sightseeing as I’ve gotten older, I realize the Jones Falls is really a hidden gem. While itContinue reading ““The Falls” – A Poem”
Since incorporating in July 2018, the Friends of The Jones Falls (FTJF) has demonstrated the critical need for a new organization to support and sustain the quality of life and long-term stewardship of the Jones Falls from the headwaters in Baltimore County to the Inner Harbor. In our first year we won a National FishContinue reading “President’s Letter”
The Friends of The Jones Falls [FTJF] is a volunteer-based organization incorporated to support and sustain the quality of life and long-term stewardship of the Jones Falls Watershed. As per its mission, our Board of local leaders engages communities and property owners located in the Watershed to preserve, protect, enhance, and conserve its environmental integrityContinue reading “What We’ve Been Up To and Where We’re Headed”
With social distancing a priority, is there a better urban resource during a pandemic than our shared outdoor spaces such as parks and local trails? In these unprecedented times, the Jones Falls Trail is a particularly strong (and free) community asset for exercise and mental health rejuvenation. The Trail features segments that are drenched inContinue reading “Member Post – Why I Support Friends of The Jones Falls”
Baltimore, MD (February 4, 2020) – The Friends of The Jones Falls and UNION Collective, the business and manufacturing hub located in the Medfield neighborhood of Baltimore City, have been awarded a $49,595 grant by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to develop a green infrastructure master plan for its formerly industrial property located alongContinue reading “[Press Release] Friends of The Jones Falls and Union Collective Awarded $50k Grant For Green Infrastructure”
The Friends of the Jones Falls is proud to announce our inaugural board of directors—a diverse group of talented people representing businesses, communities, and nonprofit organizations of the Jones Falls watershed.