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Gunpowder Valley Conservancy receives 2017 Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund award

Gunpowder Valley Conservancy receives 2017 Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund award

September 19, 2017 The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy was honored to co-host a major press event with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at Miramar Landing Community Park in Middle River, MD., the site of a recently completed community greenway and stormwater restoration project by the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy.… Continue Reading

Gunpowder Valley Conservancy names “Green Heroes”

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is pleased to announce our 2017 Green Heroes: Councilman David Marks and GVC Program Director of Education & Restoration, Peggy Perry. They were honored at our “Evening in the Woods” fundraiser on September 9th. The awards ceremony was recently covered in the Perry Hall Patch. Read the entire article here Continue Reading

Join our 2017 Youth Conservation Corps!

Join our 2017 Youth Conservation Corps!

We’re seeking energetic and physically healthy students to assist in our Forest Stewardship Program as members of the Youth Conservation Corps. Positions are available for summer and/or fall 2017. Volunteers will assist primarily to maintain 1,000 native planted trees at Loch Raven Reservoir, but may also conduct trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, rain barrel assembly and stream clean-ups… Continue Reading

Local news coverage of our Tree Maintenance efforts

Watch the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s Tree Maintenance coordinator, Kim Peabody, explain how trees benefit our watershed. Thank you Baltimore Fox 45 News for sharing one of our environmental restoration projects with your viewers! We’re always looking for volunteer groups to assist with tree maintenance. Contact Kim Peabody for more information. Continue Reading

The Baltimore Sun: Baltimoreans mark rainy Earth Day

The Baltimore Sun: Baltimoreans mark rainy Earth Day

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s Earth Day tree planting at Loch Raven Reservoir was one of three events highlighted in The Baltimore Sun Earth Day article by Jeff Barker.   …. “Baltimoreans marked the the 47th observance of Earth Day with a series of projects, including neighborhood beautification efforts and tree plantings. About 30 volunteers of the Gunpowder… Continue Reading