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Recycling Advice for Baltimore County

Recycling Advice for Baltimore County

Last month, the Jennifer Branch Conservation Association (JBCA) of the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) sponsored Richard Keller from Baltimore County Solid Waste Disposal to speak at Seven Oaks Senior Center to discuss the do’s and don’ts of recycling. We learned a lot!   Baltimore and Harford counties’ single stream recycling gets sorted at the Materials… Continue Reading

GVC welcomes new Executive Director, Lou Etgen

GVC welcomes new Executive Director, Lou Etgen

“I have long admired the work of local watershed groups in achieving great, on-the-ground successes and the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is one of the finest in the state. It is a great honor to be joining the GVC team as we work towards clean water in the Gunpowder watershed.”  Lou Etgen 2019 is shaping up to be… Continue Reading

GVC seeks Part-Time Executive Director

GVC seeks Part-Time Executive Director

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, a regional non-profit organization based in Maryland in the Gunpowder Watershed, seeks a dynamic, creative, and energetic leader to serve as Executive Director.       POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) Executive Director (ED) will have strategic and operational oversight of the GVC’s… Continue Reading

GVC’s Global Impact

GVC’s Global Impact

  The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC)’s Development Director/Grant Writer Karen Stupski went to Guiyang, China recently on an academic exchange sponsored by the School of Geographic and Environmental Sciences at Guizhou Normal University. While she was there, the organizer of a local Urban Farming Network asked her if she would teach a Permaculture workshop with… Continue Reading

Thankful for the GVC

As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving with loved ones and friends, we’d like to share recent testimonials from Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s volunteers and partners. We are thankful for your gratitude!   Bradley Cook, former Student intern and Crew leader “Gunpowder Valley Conservancy was my first job opportunity in the environmental field, in addition to… Continue Reading

Volunteer Positions for Fall 2018

Volunteer Positions for Fall 2018

  The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is looking for volunteers to assist with our Reforestation program in Baltimore County. Great way to get field experience with an environmental non-profit organization!   REFORESTATION CREW CHIEF We’re looking for outgoing, reliable, and hard-working people to supervise a group of 6-12 volunteers during tree planting projects for 3 hours.… Continue Reading