Calendar of Events

Note: The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) has developed a COVID-19 policy to ensure our adherence to our guiding principles and to allow us to continue our important environmental work in a safe manner. These guidelines were adapted from state environmental and health organizations and are subject to change as COVID-19 restrictions are revised by the Governor's office. (last updated 3/17/22)

Tree Planting-Full

Loch Raven Skeet & Trap Center 12301 Dulaney Valley Road, Phoenix, MD

Plant trees for cleaner air and water in Baltimore County!  More than 32,000 trees have been planted throughout the Gunpowder Watershed by enthusiastic volunteers over the past 33 years, and we need YOUR help to plant even more! Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard?  Join us, and make a…

Stream Clean Up – Carney

Mag Melanie Road x Magledt Road, Parkville, MD

Do your part to keep our local waterways clean! Spend a morning removing trash in Carney. With assistance from over 12,000 volunteers, the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy has removed over 260 tons of trash from streams and creeks in the Gunpowder Watershed.  We need YOUR help to continue the task of removing refuse that jeopardizes the health of…

Tree Planting-Full

private residence 4-23 16340 Matthews Road, Monkton, MD

Plant trees for cleaner air and water in Baltimore County!  More than 32,000 trees have been planted throughout the Gunpowder Watershed by enthusiastic volunteers over the past 33 years, and we need YOUR help to plant even more! Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard?  Join us, and make a…

Tree Planting – FULL

Pine Ridge Golf Course 2101 Dulaney Valley Road, Lutherville, MD

Plant trees for cleaner air and water in Baltimore County!  More than 32,000 trees have been planted throughout the Gunpowder Watershed by enthusiastic volunteers over the past 33 years, and we need YOUR help to plant even more! Do you like being outside in nature and don’t mind working hard?  Join us, and make a…

Gunpowder Watershed Forum

Baltimore County Game and Fish Protective Association 3400 Northwind Road, Parkville, Maryland

The Gunpowder Watershed Forum will bring together organizations that are working for clean water in the Gunpowder watershed as well as those who want to get involved with this effort. We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker is Jenn Aiosa, Baltimore County Chief Sustainability Officer. She will discuss climate change and clean water in…

Non-native Invasive Plant Management workshop

St Paul’s Lutheran Church 12022 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville, Maryland

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is looking for volunteers, age 18+, to kick off our NEW Non-native Invasive (NNI) Plant Management program. It’s easy to participate: Attend a 1-hour classroom training to learn the basics of the NNI problem and plant ID and physical management methods Practice what you’ve learned with your classmates in an instructor-led…

Rain Barrel Workshop

Graham Equestrian Center 10301 Harford Road, Glen Arm, Maryland

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…

Rain Barrel workshop

St Demetrios 2504 Cub Hill Road, Baltimore, Maryland

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 Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Parkville. Rain barrels help reduce stormwater runoff that can carry pollutants to our creeks and the Chesapeake…

Edible Bayscape Workshop

St Demetrios 2504 Cub Hill Road, Baltimore, Maryland

Create a beautiful yard, preserve local waterways, and protect the Chesapeake Bay. Join us for a FREE "Introduction to Edible Bayscapes" workshop by Patricia Ceglia, Landscape Designer for the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC)'s Clear Creeks Project. Learn about design and installation of an edible bayscape, benefits and maintenance best practices. This workshop will be held…