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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

Join us for our April 25th fundraiser

Join us for our April 25th fundraiser

Enjoy pasta and pizza in the name of clean air and water! We are excited to announce our upcoming fundraiser at Bertucci’s of White Marsh on April 25th. Show this flyer and 15% of your purchase will be donated to the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 11 AM – 10 PM Bertucci’s of White… Continue Reading

March 2017 GVC e-newsletter

March 2017 GVC e-newsletter

Did you know that making a few changes in your garden can lead to better water quality? Learn more about our upcoming Bay-Wise Certification parties in our March newsletter.  This issue also features a tribute to Dorothy (Dot) Streb.   Continue Reading

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay joins forces with Gunpowder Valley Conservancy

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay joins forces with Gunpowder Valley Conservancy

On April 1st, the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) will be participating in the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s 2017 Project Clean Stream event. Learn more about how this partnership will expand impact of volunteer cleanup efforts on the Bay. To register for one of GVC’s Project Clean Stream cleanup events in Baltimore County, contact Peggy Perry… Continue Reading

Paid, part-time opportunity with GVC

Paid, part-time opportunity with GVC

Here’s a wonderful way to get involved with your local environmental non-profit!  We’re looking for an energetic and physically healthy person to assist taking care of young planted trees. Hours are flexible and can include weekends.  Approximately 6 hours a week preferred.  Position runs between April 1 and June 30, 2017. Pay is $15/hour.  Read… Continue Reading

Volunteers needed for Spring 2017!

Volunteers needed for Spring 2017!

We are actively recruiting volunteers to help with tree plantings, as well as tree maintenance, throughout the year. Reforestation Program Crew Chief (unpaid; multiple openings) Help instruct general volunteers during spring and fall tree plantings.  Perfect for environmentally-conscious college students who need required community service hours or adults who care about nature and wildlife protection. Learn… Continue Reading