Events, Government, Science

Gunpowder Valley Conservancy to hold JBCA meeting, rain barrel workshop

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy will be holding two noteworthy events in March. On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the GVC will hold a workshop to describe ways homeowners can reduce stormwater runoff and erosion from their yards with rain barrels, rain gardens, and edible Bayscapes. Those interested can attend the next meeting of the Jennifer Branch Conservation Association of the GVC …


Events, Government, Science

Gunpowder Valley Conservancy to hold Clear Creeks Project open house

The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy will hold a Clear Creeks Project open house this weekend. The event will be held on Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Maryland State Game & Fish Protective Association, located at 8735 Honeygo Boulevard in Perry Hall. Attendees will be able to drop in to see the beautiful ways GVC have …


Gunpowder Valley Conservancy honors Marks, Perry as ‘Green Heroes’

At its annual fundraiser, the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy named Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and longtime GVC official Peggy Perry as its “Heroes of the Green.” The award recognizes outstanding leadership in preserving and improving the Gunpowder River Valley. Councilman Marks has served northeastern Baltimore County since 2010. During his tenure, he blocked the development of 11 acres to the …

Volunteers plant 100 trees in eastern Perry Hall

On Saturday, April 15th, volunteers with the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy planted 100 trees at the Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association. Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and local Boy Scout units helped with the effort. The tree plantings are part of a comprehensive effort to improve water quality and enhance the environment at the 25-acre Maryland State Fish and …