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.
Some of the features of our website that you may want to check out are:
- Our Calendar of Events - Workshops, tree plantings, stream cleanups and more!
- Learn about the resources and conditions of the Gunpowder Watershed.
- Find out about a Small Watershed Action Plan focused on the Loveton/Hunt Valley area.
- Learn what you can do to protect the environment by exploring links to Restoration Resources.
- Adopt a stream through our Stream Watch program.
- See the NCR Trail Map and Information
- See the Fall 2012 GVC Newsletter
Visit our friends at the Cromwell Valley Park at www.cromwellvalleypark.org
See what's up on the Middle River/tidal Gunpowder at www.clearcreeks.org
Learn the latest from the Jennifer Branch Project at jenniferbranch.org
See the Marshy Point Calendar of upcoming events
Sign up on our email list to receive email announcements about our upcoming events!
Email Peggy Perry and we will add you to the list.
If you'd like to donate funds to the GVC, please make your check out to "GVC" and mail it to:
Gunpowder Valley Conservancy
P.O. Box 9733
Towson, MD 21284
NOW AVAILABLE - DONATE ONLINE! - You can now donate online using PayPal's secure online donation system. All donations are tax deductible. Click the Donate button below and fill out the donation form.
The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, donations to which are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
If you have tools, equipment, or materials that you'd like to donate to the GVC, please contact Charlie Conklin at:
The kinds of things we need include:
- Chemical monitoring tools (e.g. ruggedized thermometers, devices for measuring pH, ammonia, fecal coliform bacteria, turbidity, salt, nutrients, etc.)
- Biological monitoring tools (e.g. D-nets, strainer buckets, etc.)
- Tree planting tools and materials (shovels, planting tubes)
- GPS devices
- Laptop and Computer Projector