Patapsco Heritage Greenway is committed to providing you quality Patapsco focused content through the duration of Covid-19 isolation.  Whether you need to print out some activity books for your kids, read up on the history of our favorite watershed, or even want to visit the Patapsco through virtual reality, you can do it here. Bookmark this page and check back in for a list of resources we provide with the #PatapscoFromHome series.

#PatapscofromHome Blog Posts:

Backyard Gardening
Patapsco in COVID19
Plant ID Apps
Plants Invading Patapsco
The AllTrails App
Put Your Hikes on Shuffle

Patapsco VR

Visit the Patapsco Valley from the comfort of your own home! Visit this page to explore several 360° pictures from some of our favorite locations around the valley.

Hiking in Covid-19

Check out our blog post for a guide on the Patapsco outdoors in Covid-19 restrictions.  You can find links to respective park websites and updates on how to enjoy the outdoors while social distancing.

Watershed Activity Workbook

Become a Patapsco river watcher with this fun-filled activity book! Print your own for plenty of coloring and environmental fun.

Plants Invading Patapsco

Read up on some common invasive plants in the Patapsco Valley and what you can do to help while isolated.  Includes instruction on crafting your own Invasive Vine Wreath!

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Doo Your Duty Coloring Book

Print your own coloring book filled with Patapsco Pups!  This book helps remind us to Doo our Duty and pick up after our four legged friends.

History of the Patapsco Valley

Want to learn more about the rich history of the valley? Check out our heritage page for resources on local communities such as Daniels, Catonsville, Ellicott City, Elkridge, Relay, Oella, and more!

Baltimore County Takeout Restaurant Map

Looking for an easy meal option? Want to support local restaurants in Baltimore County through the Covid-19 shutdown? Check out this interactive map with up to date info on which local favorites are providing what services.

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Howard County Restaurant Takeout Map

Looking for an easy meal option? Want to support local restaurants in Howard County through the Covid-19 shutdown? Check out this interactive map with up to date info on which local favorites are providing what services.

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Design Your Own Storm Drain Mural

Looking for a creative indoor activity for kids? Help design PHG’s next storm drain mural! Check out a design from our last event at Catonsville Elementary and download one of our stencils to make your own.

Send completed designs to Info@Patapsco.org

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Virtual Webinar: The Magical, Vital Vernal Pool

A virtual webinar presented by Dr. Mark Southerland, a professional ecologist and Patapsco Heritage Greenway board member. Learn about vernal pools, the threats they face, and actions governments and individuals can take to support local biodiversity.

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Virtual Webinar: Invasive Plants of the Patapsco

A virtual webinar presented by PHG’s own DJ Scheckelhoff, a veteran invasive plant fighter. Learn the basics about some common invasive plants in the Patapsco Valley.  This includes what an invasive is, how to identify invasive plants, and how to remove them!

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Virtual Webinar: Native Trees- Planting, Maintenance, and More!

A virtual webinar presented by PHG’s own DJ Scheckelhoff. Learn the basics about which tree to plant, where to plant it, and how to get it in the ground!

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Virtual Webinar: PHG Stream Watcher Training

Watch this training webinar and learn what it takes to become a Patapsco Stream Watcher!  Stream watchers regularly monitor the condition of the waterway for any signs of trouble and help create a baseline of data for the watershed. Learn the tell-tale signs that a stream is in trouble and how to report it, pick up any trash/litter, or if it’s too much for one person to clean, work with us to schedule a future group cleanup.

Feel a sense of accomplishment. Make a difference!

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Grist Mill 2020 Video

Check out a sneak preview of a video we’ve been working on highlighting the Patapsco Valley Heritage Area. Sit back, enjoy, take a deep breath and a moment to reflect on the beauty of our Patapsco Valley and the power of connecting with nature.

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