Grow Forests

Clean air and clean water are rooted in healthy forests.

Restoring forested habitat within the Gunpowder Watershed protects the quality of Baltimore’s drinking water supply. Native trees and shrubs improve wildlife habitat, store carbon to reduce the impact CO2 emissions, provide energy savings in residential neighborhoods, and contribute to our mental well-being.

Tree Planting

GVC has planted over 34,000 trees to create and enrich forest habitat. Get involved as a volunteer or property owner.

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Forest Stewardship

GVC maintains newly planted trees to ensure they grow into healthy forests. Learn how you can become a forest steward.

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Invasive Management

GVC cares about the health of our forests. In 2022, we are piloting new ways to manage non-native invasive plants.

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