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Bridging People, Land Preservation and Waterway Restoration Since 1989

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What is The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy?

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, a non-profit organization, mobilizes people and resources to care for the lands, waters and character of the Gunpowder Watershed. Its emphasis is on land preservation, restoration, stream cleanups and education. The GVC serves as a bridge connecting citizens with programs and information that can help them become better stewards of the natural and historical resources in our watershed.

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Grants Update

Three funders have awarded the GVC significant grants that will enable us to sustain the Clear Creek project in 2015. This project promotes rain barrels, rain gardens, Bayscaping, tree planting and stream cleanups the Middle River, Tidal Gunpowder and Bird River watersheds. Baltimore County increased the GVC’s Watershed Association Restoration, Planning and Implementation Grant to $60,000 in 2015!!   This grant pays for staff salaries, which is essential for accomplishing all of our environmental endeavors, including the Clear Creeks project. The … read more

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Gunpowder Watershed

Many thanks to all of our 2014 "Evening on the Farm" event sponsors.

 
 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Since 1989

We've come a long way in 25 years. Here are just some of the things we've accomplished since 1989.


19,000
Total Volunteers

20,852
Trees Maintained

190
Tons of Trash Collected

1,607
Acres of Conservation Easements
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Waterway Restoration Land Preservation

Testimonials

A rain barrel is a simple way to help the Bay.

at a GVC rain barrel workshop she hosted for her neighbors