Baltimore’s old-growth forest land needs your support

At long last, a vital physical asset to our health and well-being in this city is proposed for protection and conservation. City council member Kristerfer Burnett is readying legislation that would save from destruction or bulldozing for public or private development 842 acres of old-growth forest in Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park, one of the largest urban forests in our region. That’s most of the 1,000+ acreage that comprises Baltimore’s largest park.

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