7 ways to Recycle, Reuse, and Repurpose

7 Ideas to recycle, reuse, and repurpose

What we throw out matters.  Before you toss out broken items or things past their prime, consider a few things: can it be recycled, is it something someone else can use, or can it be given new life?  Check out these 7 ingenious ways we found to recycle, reuse, and repurpose:   Do you have […]

Eco-Friendly Holidays

eco-friendly holidays

We’re Dreaming of a Green Holiday! Dreaming of a “white Christmas”? Well, we’re dreaming of a “green holiday”. As the holiday season is upon us, give the planet a gift and think sustainably. Allow the spirit of the holiday to envelop the warmth and joy synonymous with the season, like the smell of baking or the […]

Fun for the whole family

Blue Moon Rising is kid and pet friendly. In the summer of 2014 we plan to introduce programming for the whole family. Let us entertain the children with guided nature hikes, stick shelter fort builds, creative art classes, games, and more. Bring your dog too. We are pet friendly if your pet is friendly!


Wild Flower Hunt: Regardless of the time of year (winter excluded) there are always flowers blooming at BMR, wear your long pants and bring your camera for this adventure. Guest will be taken off the beaten trail to search for beautiful and unique members of the native flora. Geo-caching: Throughout the site caches have been […]

Mountain Fresh Farmer’s Market

First Mountain Fresh Farmer’s Market of 2013 What a wonderful morning in Oakland,MD. The sun was blazing and people were crowding the corner of Second St. and Alder St. while we sat in the Pocket Park right outside of Cornish Cafe. After we finished our lattes, we walked over to the Town Pavilion in the […]

Savage River Arts

Art and Creative Writing Workshops for Students – From Frostburg.edu article: Savage River Arts is a collaborative program of the Frostburg Center for Creative Writing, the Savage River Watershed Association (and the Frostburg Museum) to promote environmental literacy and foster young people

Creative Caption Contest

  We asked our Facebook friends to join in on poking fun at this candid shot captured last weekend at the Cove Run Stream Restoration site. The horse really liked Elliott, so we asked you to come up with a creative caption and the winner would win a sweet BMR Swag Pack. The winner is….. […]

Custom Carved Wooden Signs

Our friend, Josh Gambetta has been working hard on making us carved wooden signs for our Waldens and hiking trails. Check out his first pieces.

Blue Moon Cafe Logo Competition

Blue Moon Cafe in Accident Maryland Hosts a Logo Design Competition We are excited to be able to put some local rumors to rest today! Later this year we will be opening a restaurant in Accident called the Blue Moon Cafe. We are currently in a remodeling and branding stage so we wanted to share […]

Winter Engagement Photo Session

Our good friend, Karlo Gesner of Karlo Photography was at Deep Creek Lake last weekend so we had to invite him to Blue Moon Rising just to show off what we have been up to since we last saw him. Karlo is a premiere wedding photographer based out of Lancaster, PA, but has deep roots […]