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    Posted September 23, 2020

    October 3, 2020: Tree Planting (Lutherville, MD)

    Plant trees for cleaner air and water in Baltimore County!  More than 31,000 trees have been planted throughout the Gunpowder Watershed by enthusiastic volunteers over the past 30 years, and we need your help to plant even more! Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard? Join the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy…

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    Posted September 21, 2020

    October 4, 2020: Tour a local church’s Bay-Wise Practices (Essex, Maryland)

    Places of worship are incorporating native plants into their landscaping to improve water quality. Stormwater runoff–the rain that flows over roofs, parking lots, and other impervious surfaces–is one of the leading sources of pollution into the Chesapeake Bay. You’re invited to attend the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s Clear Creeks Project  Open House to learn how YOU…

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    Posted September 14, 2020

    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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    Posted August 17, 2020

    August 29, 2020: Bayscape and Rain Garden Maintenance workshop (Essex, Maryland)

    Need confidence in keeping your rain garden or Bayscape looking and working its best? This is the workshop for you! Native plants such as those used in rain gardens and Bayscapes typically require less maintenance than ornamental plants. That said, native plant gardens still require weeding and a few other types of care throughout the…

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    Posted April 2, 2020

    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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  • Amy Young - GVC
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    Posted March 5, 2020

    (Towson, MD) Part-Time Tree Maintenance Intern (unpaid)- Gunpowder Valley Conservancy

    The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC), a non-profit land trust and watershed restoration organization in Baltimore County, is seeking an energetic intern to assist in maintaining newly planted trees. Tree maintenance is an essential part of reforestation and involves removing invasive vines and making sure young trees are growing properly.  Great opportunity for someone interested in…

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  • Amy Young - GVC
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    Posted March 5, 2020

    (Towson, MD) Watershed Restoration Intern (paid)- Gunpowder Valley Conservancy

    The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC), a nonprofit land trust and conservation organization located in Baltimore County, is seeking an enthusiastic intern that enjoys working outdoors. Great opportunity to gain hands-on experience with an environmental non-profit! The Watershed Restoration intern will assist GVC staff with our Education and Restoration Program activities, particularly our Clear Creeks Project. …

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    Posted January 21, 2020

    February 29, 2020: Tree Maintenance – Loch Raven Reservoir

    Newly planted trees need TLC to survive. Spend several hours to help young trees grow into healthy forests! Get a start on your New Year’s resolution to spend more time outdoors. The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is looking for tree maintenance volunteers to remove invasive plants from young trees near Loch Raven Reservoir in Baltimore County,…

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  • Amy Young - GVC
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    Posted January 21, 2020

    February 22, 2020: Tree Maintenance – Loch Raven Reservoir

    Newly planted trees need TLC to survive. Spend several hours to help young trees grow into healthy forests! Get a start on your New Year’s resolution to spend more time outdoors. The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is looking for tree maintenance volunteers to remove invasive plants from young trees near Loch Raven Reservoir in Baltimore County,…

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  • Amy Young - GVC
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    February 15, 2020: Tree Maintenance – Loch Raven Reservoir

    Newly planted trees need TLC to survive. Spend several hours to help young trees grow into healthy forests! Get a start on your New Year’s resolution to spend more time outdoors. The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is looking for tree maintenance volunteers to remove invasive plants from young trees near Loch Raven Reservoir in Baltimore County,…

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