Rain Barrel Workshop
June 25 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Save water, save money, and save our local waterways all at the same time!
Learn all about rain barrels and how to install them on your property at this FREE workshop at Graham Equestrian Center. Rain barrels help reduce stormwater runoff that can carry pollutants to our creeks and the Chesapeake Bay. Water your garden and lawn, or wash your car with the water that you conserve! At the workshop you will get a brief educational presentation that teaches you about the benefits of rain barrels, how we make them, along with installation and maintenance tips.
Registration deadline is Monday June 20th . We have blue and white barrels available for purchase. Barrels donated by McCormick and Company, Inc.
How much does a Rain Barrel cost?
Anyone can attend this educational workshop to learn about the benefits of a rain barrel. There is, however, a cost for the rain barrels (assembly kits included):
- Residents of Bird River, Little Gunpowder Falls, Loch Raven East, Loch Raven South, Lower Gunpowder Falls, Middle River, and Tidal Gunpowder watersheds: $35
- This price reflects a 50% savings through our Clear Creeks Project cost/share program
- View our interactive map to see if your property is within our Clear Creeks Project watersheds
- Gunpowder Valley Conservancy members: $60
- Non-members: $70
You will receive an automatic email when you sign up for either event. GVC staff will then send a follow-up email soon after with more details about the final cost of your purchase based on your eligibility for our discounts.
Driving Directions: Graham Equestrian Center (10301 Harford Rd, Glen Arm, MD 21057) From 695-E take the MD-147N exit towards Carney. Use any lane to turn left onto MD-147N/ Harford Road. Follow Harford Road for a little over 2 miles. Look for Graham Equestrian Center signs for entrance. Follow the signs for GVC event and park in designated parking lot and follow GVC signs to registration table.
Questions? Contact Peg Perry, Clear Creeks Project Manager, at (443) 415-7969 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This workshop is part of the Clear Creeks Project. Coordinated by the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, the Clear Creeks Project is a grant-funded, citizen-based initiative that helps answer a community desire to restore the water quality of the Bird River, Little Gunpowder Falls, Loch Raven Reservoir (East and South), Lower Gunpowder Falls, Middle River, and Tidal Gunpowder watersheds. Additional funding provided by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation; Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability; and Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund, administered by Maryland Department of Natural Resources.