Stand Together Maryland – Planned Solar Siting Saves Farmland

March 3rd, 2021|Comments Off on Stand Together Maryland – Planned Solar Siting Saves Farmland

Please join the VPC and others for a free streaming event/discussion on the ramifications of using farmland for large solar arrays. You are invited to join us via YouTube or Facebook. You can also register for the [...]

  • I-83 (Harrisburg Expy) Interchange at Belfast Rd

Proposed Lighting on Belfast Road and I-83 – SHA Online Discussion – December 9, 2020 – 7 p.m.

December 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Proposed Lighting on Belfast Road and I-83 – SHA Online Discussion – December 9, 2020 – 7 p.m.

Please join VPC members, elected officials, and neighbors concerned about proposed lighting additions to the area in and around the I-83/Belfast interchange. After hearing concerns of many, SHA has revised its original lighting plan and [...]

Optimal Solar Siting Study for Baltimore County and Baltimore City

October 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Optimal Solar Siting Study for Baltimore County and Baltimore City

Hot off the press: Optimal Solar Siting Study for Baltimore County and Baltimore City Today, the Chesapeake Conservancy released a long-awaited study identifying potential optimal solar sites in Baltimore County and Baltimore City. The study [...]

VPC Successful Virtual Annual Meeting!

September 16th, 2020|Comments Off on VPC Successful Virtual Annual Meeting!

Thank you to everyone who joined us last night (9/15/20) via Zoom.  The meeting was informative and received many compliments on the format.  Many of you  have requested a copy of the slide presentation.  Please [...]

VPC VIRTUAL Annual Meeting – September 15, 2020

September 14th, 2020|Comments Off on VPC VIRTUAL Annual Meeting – September 15, 2020

Please join us at our first ever VIRTUAL annual meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Join us early to make sure you can see/hear the speakers properly. You can join by clicking [...]

Dealing with COVID-19

March 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Dealing with COVID-19

We hope all VPC members are coping well with the health emergency and ever-changing guidance and restrictions.  VPC staff is working remotely to continue our duties and mission of the organization.    Below are four websites [...]

New Study: Climate Conditions & Associated Impacts – Northwestern Baltimore County

February 20th, 2020|Comments Off on New Study: Climate Conditions & Associated Impacts – Northwestern Baltimore County

The Valleys Planning Council (VPC) has completed a study on Climate Conditions and Associated Impacts, focusing specifically on northern Baltimore County. The goal of the study was to identify changing environmental conditions, evaluate the potential [...]

Valleys Planning Council 2019 Annual Meeting Highlights

September 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Valleys Planning Council 2019 Annual Meeting Highlights

Many thanks to all those who attended the VPC Annual Meeting on September 17, 2019.  With over 120 people attending, including many elected officials and government staff, the meeting was very successful!  The three featured [...]

New VPC Notecards for Sale!

August 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on New VPC Notecards for Sale!

Another great way to support the VPC is to purchase NEW VPC postcards!  Just off the press, these postcards come in 6 cards to a set for $12.  The front of each card displays a [...]

Act Now to Preserve Farm and Forest Lands Via MALPF

January 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Act Now to Preserve Farm and Forest Lands Via MALPF

2018 is a good time for landowners with forest and farm land who are interested in considering a permanent conservation easement for the property. The Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF) has significant funding available [...]