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Adopt-a-Stream training

July 6 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is looking for volunteers, age 18+, to join our Adopt-a-Stream Program. It’s easy to participate:

  • Attend this training to become a Stream Captain.
  • Agree to clean your adopted stream segment twice a year.
  • Send us your trash data.
  • Watch for and report stream hazards.
  • It’s that simple!

Adopt-A-Stream is great for individuals, families, neighborhoods, Scout groups, schools, or community groups.  In the workshop, you will learn about the threats to the health of the Gunpowder watershed and how to help to protect and improve our local creeks and rivers. Topics will include how to safely remove trash from the waterways, how to properly identify problems such as sewer breaks and illicit discharges, and who to contact to report such problems.

Click here to register online


Date: Saturday, July 6 (10 am – 1 pm)

Location: Cromwell Valley Park – Sherwood House, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Road, Parkville, MD 21234

What to bring: Pen, notepad, water bottle, and rubber boots and gloves for optional stream wading (weather and time permitting).

Questions? Contact Darcy HermanClear Creeks Project Assistant Manager

This event is part of Water/Ways, a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibition brought to the state by the Maryland Humanities’ Museum on Main Street program. Water/Ways will be open at the public in the historic Almshouse in Cockeysville for six weeks from May 25 to July 6. There are over 70 water-related programs being offered around Baltimore as part of the Water/Ways exhibit. Visit the full schedule at  www.marylandh2o.org/events.



July 6
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Darcy Herman @ Gunpowder Valley Conservancy


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