Masonville Cove, a small stretch of woods along the Patapsco River, once held over 60,000 tons of trash. Now, the scenic nature reserve is home to a variety of wildlife — even bald eagles.
Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore has been working the past 10 years to clean up the Baltimore Harbor. By collecting trash and eliminating plastic waste, the city and the partnership have made progress in making the Harbor more recreational. However, issues like sewage and excess nutrients put a damper on having a fully swimmable and fishable Harbor.