Join Gunpowder Riverkeeper for Training with Smithsonian Environmental Research Center!

Gunpowder Riverkeeper is honored to take part in a monitoring program with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC). Every day, several NASA satellites circle the globe from the North to the South Pole. As the earth turns, these satellite routes will cross over the entire planet, one swath at a time. Some of these satellites …

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Notice of Mountain Christian Church Discharge Application Received

This just in from the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). We have requested the permit application and an informational meeting to discuss the application and permitting process that would allow discharges of 2,400 gallons per day of treated domestic wastewater from the Mountain Christian Church Wastewater Treatment Plant into groundwater via absorption trenches. We …

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Notice of Hampstead Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Application Received

This just in from the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). We have requested the permit application and an informational meeting to discuss the application and permitting process that would allow discharges totaling up to 900,000 gallons per day from Hampstead WWTP into Piney Run, a tributary of Loch Raven Reservoir, and an unnamed tributary …

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Gunpowder RIVERKEEPER® is Honored to Announce Partnership with Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) for Monitoring Efforts

Thanks to Bill Temmink for providing us with this narrative. Every day, several NASA satellites circle the globe from the North to the South Pole. As the earth turns, these satellite routes will cross over the entire planet, one swath at a time. Some of these satellites take pictures of the ever-changing waters of the …

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What is the Terry Newendorp Environmental Scholarship Award?

This award is a gift established by Terry Newendorp, an avid fisherman and conservationist who with generosity and foresight knew that “protection of the Gunpowder would come from future generations.” It aims to assist college-bound high school seniors who plan to use their talents and expertise in the service of environmental protection. To find out …

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