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Gunpowder Watershed Forum

June 15 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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The Gunpowder Watershed Forum will bring together organizations that are working for clean water in the Gunpowder watershed as well as those who want to get involved with this effort. We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker is Jenn Aiosa, Baltimore County’s Chief Sustainability Officer. She will discuss climate change and clean water in the Gunpowder watershed.

Forum Topics will include:

  • Updates on current progress and projects
  • Priorities going forward
  • The intersections of clean water and climate change
  • Small Watershed Actions Plans (SWAPs) – ideas for revision
  • Expanding our outcomes for clean water through collaboration
  • Exploring how we can better engage private landowners

Click here to register. Registration is free and includes dinner (vegan, vegetarian, and omnivore options).

Participatory Sessions:

Attendees are invited to share about their work for clean water in the Gunpowder and their ideas for priorities going forward.  Opportunities for participation include:

  • Lightning rounds where 6-7 organizations will give an update on their work for clean water in the Gunpowder.  (Please register by May 1 if you would like your organization to be considered.)
  • Working session on SWAP revisions with Baltimore County EPS
  • Working session in small groups on topics to be selected by participants.  (Please indicate your choices on the registration form.)

Event Logistics:

The event is capped at 75 participants.  Each organization can bring up to 2 representatives.  Registrations will be accepted on a rolling basis so please sign up early to reserve your spot!!  

Dinner will be provided with vegan, vegetarian and omnivore options.  

We are planning for an in-person event.  The venue is an outdoor pavilion to provide more protection from COVID.  We will continue to monitor the COVID situation in the Gunpowder and if there is another COVID surge we will be prepared to switch to a virtual or hybrid event.  

Questions? Contact Karen Stupski, Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, by email or (443) 296-5077.

Funded by a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation:

 

Special thanks to our Steering Committee members:

 

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Category:

Venue

Baltimore County Game and Fish Protective Association
3400 Northwind Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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