Author: Amy Young - GVC

2021 Explore the Gunpowder Watershed Challenge

This September, we challenge you to spend time outdoors to support your local land trust and watershed non-profit, Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC)! Discover the beauty of the Gunpowder Watershed of Baltimore County – our connection to the Chesapeake Bay. Help us reach our goal of raising $15,000 during September 2021 in support of land preservation…

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Baltimore Earth Day website

Baltimore Earth Day 2021 is a month-long campaign to raise environmental awareness and connect people to hands-on opportunities to restore our part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The Baltimore Earth Day 2021 website (gunpowdervalleyconservancy.org/earth-day) is a comprehensive resource of environmentally themed activities taking place throughout April, including tree plantings, community clean-ups, and virtual film screenings. Visitors…

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Explore the Gunpowder Watershed Challenge

This year, the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) is switching things up! Since we can’t hold our fall fundraiser in person, we are hosting our first annual Explore the Gunpowder Watershed Challenge, a crowdfunding campaign to encourage people to spend time outdoors, on trails or in neighborhoods, while helping to raise $10,000 for the GVC. Participants…

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Celebrate Earth Day Anyway this month!

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day is a momentous time to continue and strengthen the efforts to restore the natural resources of the world in which we live, now and for future generations. It is essential that we maintain connected to the spirit of Earth Day, especially as we are now being called to “Think…

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Lou Etgen to Lead Gunpowder Valley Conservancy as Executive Director

“I have long admired the work of local watershed groups in achieving great, on-the-ground success, and the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) is one of the finest in the state. It is a great honor to be joining the GVC team as we work towards clean water in the Gunpowder watershed.” ~ Lou Etgen The Baltimore…

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Rain Garden workshops in Baltimore County

  Get your hands dirty for clean water! The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, a Baltimore County-based land preservation and watershed restoration non-profit, is hosting several Rain Garden workshops in June. We’re looking for volunteers to help create rain gardens at private residences in the Baltimore area. No gardening experience required! Got flooding in your backyard? This is…

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Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s Spring 2018 Volunteer Opportunities

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, a Baltimore County-based land trust and watershed restoration non-profit, is seeking volunteers of all ages. We have 20+ opportunities for volunteers to participate in environmental stewardship projects this Spring! All events are eligible for community service credit. Events include: Reforestation Projects(Tree Planting and Tree Maintenance): Everyone knows the benefits of planting trees! Our…

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