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The Baltimore Green Network Plan

Click above to view the entire plan document. It is 232 pages in length.

To view sections of the plan, click on the chapter heading. 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

I. INTRODUCTION

An Innovative Approach to a Safer, Healthier, and More Equitable City

Baltimore’s Past Open Space Planning Efforts

How to Use This Plan

II. ABOUT THE BALTIMORE GREEN NETWORK

Vision & Guiding Principles

How the Plan Was Created

Goals and Objectives of the Green Network Plan

III. THE GREEN NETWORK VISION

A Holistic Approach for Baltimore’s Green Space

Nodes: Natural Spaces for Wildlife and Green Destinations for People

Corridors: Green Access

Corridors and Nodes as the Green Network Strategy

Visual Glossary

IV. THE GREEN NETWORK IN BALTIMORE NEIGHBORHOODS

 

Planning the Green Network in “Focus Areas”

Community Concerns: Major Themes

Characteristics of the Focus Area Plans

Central Focus Area: Druid Heights and Upton

West Focus Area: Harlem Park and Sandtown-Winchester

Southwest Focus Area: Carrollton Ridge, Boyd-Booth, and Shipley Hill

East Focus Area: Broadway East and South Clifton Park

V. MAKING THE VISION A REALITY

Implementation and Recommendations

Next Steps for Baltimore’s Green Network

1) Recommendations for Process and Policies

2) Recommendations for Communication & Engagement

3) Recommendations for Land, Open Space, and Natural Resource Management

4) Recommendations for Funding Sources and Financing Strategies

Establishing the Permanent Steward for the Baltimore Green Network

The Green Network and the Baltimore Sustainability Plan

VI. MEASURING PROGRESS

VII. CONCLUSION

VIII. APPENDICES