The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) and its partners will conduct a behavior
change campaign to promote three residential stormwater BMP’s within the Middle River
(MR), Tidal Gunpowder (TG), and Bird River (BR) watersheds. The three BMP’s are:
• Install, use and maintain rain barrels.
• Install, use and maintain rain gardens.
• Replace unneeded lawn areas with beds of low maintenance native vegetation, especially
near waterways. (Bayscaping)
The specific objectives of the project are:
• Install 50 rain barrels.
• Install 8 rain gardens.
• Install 6 Bayscapes.
Audiences: Waterfront/riparian landowners, Rowhome/town home/condo owners/renters, Detached single family homeowners/renters
Behaviors: Install a rain garden, Rain barrel installation and use, Conservation landscaping