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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

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

Immediate Job Opening: Forest Stewardship Instructor

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC), a Baltimore County-based land trust and watershed restoration organization, is seeking an experienced Environmental Educator to lead two Forest Stewardship volunteer events this fall. These events will focus on invasive plant identification and removal, and planting native vegetation in sections of Loch Raven Reservoir. This is a temporary position for… Continue Reading

Help plant tomorrow’s forests today!

Help plant tomorrow’s forests today!

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) is a Baltimore County-based land trust and watershed restoration organization. We are seeking volunteers to fill the role of Reforestation Crew Chief/Forest Steward for our Fall 2019 tree plantings and beyond.   Must be in good physical condition and able to work weekends. We will train you! Know anyone pursuing… 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… Continue Reading