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2021 GVC Gifts

Give the gift of healthy forests and clean water this holiday season! GVC is excited to share several creative ways you can support your local land trust and watershed restoration non-profit. Share the beauty of the Gunpowder Watershed and support local artist, Mary Magenta. Her 2022 Watershed Moments calendars and note cards are available for… Continue Reading

2021 GVC E-newsletter

Catch up on the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s (GVC) news and events: January 2021 GVC e-newsletter February 2021 GVC e-newsletter March 2021 GVC e-newsletter April 2021 GVC e-newsletter May 2021 GVC e-newsletter June 2021 GVC e-newsletter Continue Reading

Summer internship with GVC

We have an immediate opening for a summer intern to help us with tree maintenance. Help young trees grow into healthy forests! This is a great opportunity for someone interested in gaining hands-on experience with an environmental non-profit. Work will be done throughout central and northern Baltimore County to assist in the GVC Reforestation Program.… Continue Reading

Speak Up For Land Preservation in Baltimore County

Great News! Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski confirmed his commitment to Land Preservation in the Gunpowder watershed by asking for an increase in his 2022 – 2026 budget proposal. The cumulative increase through 2026 will be $13,260,000. The GVC sent him a personal thank you, but please, if you have a minute, drop him a… Continue Reading

December 2019 – December 2020 e-newsletters

Catch up on the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s recent news and events! December 2019 GVC e-newsletter January 2020 GVC e-newsletter February 2020 GVC e-newsletter March/April 2020 GVC e-newsletter May 2020 GVC e-newsletter June 2020 GVC e-newsletter July 2020 GVC e-newsletter August 2020 GVC e-newsletter September 2020 GVC e-newsletter October 2020 GVC e-newsletter November 2020 GVC e-newsletter… Continue Reading

Tree Maintenance Intern

Tree Maintenance Intern

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC), a non-profit land trust and watershed restoration organization in Baltimore County, is seeking an energetic intern to assist in maintaining newly planted trees. Tree maintenance is an essential part of reforestation and involves removing invasive vines and making sure young trees are growing properly.  Great opportunity for someone interested in… Continue Reading

Paid Internship with the GVC

Paid Internship with the GVC

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is currently seeking candidates for a Watershed Restoration intern to assist with its Clear Creeks Project. Gain valuable skills and knowledge in watershed restoration. Participate in rain barrel workshops, rain garden workshops, Bayscape workshops, tree plantings, stream clean-ups and more! Duties: Assist Project leaders during tree plantings, tree maintenance, trail maintenance… Continue Reading

Girl Scout Earns Gold Award with GVC

Girl Scout Earns Gold Award with GVC

Eden Brown is a high school senior whose Girl Scout Gold Award involved installing a rain garden with the GVC. She worked closely with graduate student, Brittney Baltimore, who designs rain gardens for the GVC through a partnership with Morgan State University. Here is Eden’s reflection on her experience working with the GVC: As an… Continue Reading

NFWF Announces Nearly $13 Million in Grants from the Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund

Projects will support clean water and improve habitat and stormwater infrastructure across the Chesapeake Bay watershed ESSEX, Maryland (October 10, 2019) – The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced nearly $12.7 million in grants to support the restoration and conservation of the Chesapeake Bay watershed in… Continue Reading