Gunpowder Watershed Forum 

Register Now! Register by May 1 if you want to present during the lightning rounds


Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Assoc.
3400 Northwind Road
Baltimore, MD 21234

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Karen Stupski
Gunpowder Valley Conservancy 

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.

Topics will include:

  • Updates on current progress and projects
  • Priorities going forward
  • The intersections of clean water and climate change
  • Small Watershed Actions Plans (SWAPs) - ideas for revision
  • Expanding our outcomes for clean water through collaboration
  • Exploring how we can better engage private landowners

Keynote speaker:

Jenn Aiosa, Baltimore County's Chief Sustainability Officer, will talk about climate change and clean water in the Gunpowder watershed.

Participatory Sessions

Attendees are invited to share about their work for clean water in the Gunpowder and their ideas for priorities going forward.  Opportunities for participation include:

  • Lightning rounds where 6-7 organizations will give an update on their work for clean water in the Gunpowder.  (Please register by May 1 if you would like your organization to be considered.)
  • Working session on SWAP revisions with Baltimore County EPS
  • Working session in small groups on topics to be selected by participants.  (Please indicate your choices on the registration form.)

Event Logistics

The event is capped at 75 participants.  Each organization can bring up to 2 representatives.  Registrations will be accepted on a rolling basis so please sign up early to reserve your spot!!  

Dinner will be provided with vegan, vegetarian and omnivore options.  

We are planning for an in-person event.  The venue is an outdoor pavilion to provide more protection from COVID.  We will continue to monitor the COVID situation in the Gunpowder and if there is another COVID surge we will be prepared to switch to a virtual or hybrid event.  


Funded by a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

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