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Peg Perry @ Gunpowder Valley Conservancy

Upcoming Events

October 2017

Trail Maintenance & Invasive Plant Removal

October 21 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Gunpowder Falls S.P. – Fallston, Laurel Brook Road
Fallston, MD

Spend a day improving local hiking trails. Learn how you can reduce the impact of invasive plants on wildlife. Do you enjoy being outside in nature and don't mind working hard? Then join us for this hands-on learning experience on the proper techniques of trail maintenance and invasive plant removal. Volunteers will learn about common invasive plants that interfere with the health of our forests, methods for removal, and will then plant native plants that benefit local wildlife. Advanced registration required…

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Trail Maintenance & Invasive Plant Removal

October 28 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Loch Raven Drive – Pines area, Loch Raven Drive
Glen Arm, MD 21057

Spend a day improving local hiking trails. Learn how your efforts will help our drinking water. Do you enjoy being outside in nature and don't mind working hard? Then join us for this hands-on learning experience on the proper techniques of trail maintenance and invasive plant removal. Participants will work outdoors to perform invasive plant and trail maintenance activities and learn how specific techniques can improve our drinking water and the overall health of the Gunpowder watershed. Advanced registration required by October 25.…

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Tree Planting

October 28 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Pine Ridge Golf Course, 2101 Dulaney Valley Road
Lutherville, MD 21093 United States

Plant trees for cleaner air and water in Baltimore County!  We are looking for student volunteers and adults who care about the Earth, our watershed, and the Chesapeake Bay!  Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard?  Join us, and make a difference for future generations. Community service learning hours available. Perfect for students, Scout troops, religious affiliation groups, corporate volunteer groups, families, singles and neighbors! Children ages 8 years and up must be accompanied by an…

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November 2017

Tree Planting

November 5 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bee Tree Preserve, Kauffman Rd x Bee Tree Rd
Parkton, MD 21120 United States

Plant trees for cleaner air and water in Baltimore County!  We are looking for student volunteers and adults who care about the Earth, our watershed, and the Chesapeake Bay!  Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard?  Join us, and make a difference for future generations. Community service learning hours available. Perfect for students, Scout troops, religious affiliation groups, corporate volunteer groups, families, singles and neighbors! Children ages 8 years and up must be accompanied by an…

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Trail Maintenance

November 11 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Gunpowder Falls S.P. – Fallston, Laurel Brook Road
Fallston, MD

Help build a NEW trail to re-route a previous hazardous section in Gunpowder Falls State Park. Do you enjoy being outside in nature and don't mind working hard? Then join us for this hands-on learning experience on the proper techniques of trail maintenance. Volunteers will learn about rock armoring, or rolling grade dips, to prevent sediment erosion and improve water quality. Advanced registration required by November 7. Space limited to 30 volunteers.  Click here to register. Download event flyer here EVENT INFORMATION…

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Tree Planting

November 11 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Chesterfield Court, 33 Chesterfield Court
Monkton, MD 21111 United States

Plant trees for cleaner air and water in Baltimore County!  We are looking for student volunteers and adults who care about the Earth, our watershed, and the Chesapeake Bay!  Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard?  Join us, and make a difference for future generations. Community service learning hours available. Perfect for students, Scout troops, religious affiliation groups, corporate volunteer groups, families, singles and neighbors! Children ages 8 years and up must be accompanied by an…

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Better Waterways Clean-Up

November 18 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Do your part to keep our local waterways clean!    With assistance from over 10,000 volunteers, the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy has removed over 200 tons of trash from streams and creeks in the Gunpowder Watershed.  We need YOUR help to continue the task of removing refuse that jeopardize the health of our waterways and the animals that call them home. We are seeking individual volunteers and volunteer groups.  Perfect for students, Scout troops, religious affiliation groups, corporate groups, families, singles and neighbors!…

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