Introducing the Northern Neck RAFT

What is The RAFT? The Resilience Adaptation Feasibility Tool, or RAFT, is a full-service tool, collaborative, community-driven process designed to assist coastal localities in increasing their resilience. The RAFT was conceived and developed by an academic interdisciplinary collaborative developed by … Continued

NN Soil and Water Conservation District Scholarship Deadline March 13

Graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Northern Neck who plan to major in a conservation or environmental science discipline have until Friday, March 13, 2020, to submit their applications for the following scholarship opportunities: The JC Berger … Continued

Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps

This summer, join a worthy project through DCR’s Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The program includes three elements united by the types of project, environmental education and adventure programming, and the age of the participants. These are environmental-stewardship … Continued

NAPS to Host Climate Change Program on Leap Day in Heathsville

The Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) will be hosting a special program on Leap Day, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, 10am-11:30pm, in the Fellowship Hall at the United Methodist Church located at the corner of US 360 and Route 201 in … Continued

NRCS EQIP Sign Up Period Begins: New Practices Offered

New EQIP Practices Available Sign Up Now Contact Debbie Bullock at the Warsaw USDA Service Center Debbie.Bullock@va.usda.gov 804-333-3525 EXT 101 Applications due on or before February 28, 2020 Sign up for traditional conservation practices or some of the new initiatives. … Continued

Summer Camp Opportunities

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Northern Neck Soil & Water Applications Now Available for Youth Conservation Camp   This summer, the Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District (NNSWCD) will sponsor up to two Northern Neck students’ attendance at the popular Youth Conservation Camp (YCC) held at the … Continued

Save the Date – 2020 Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar – March 21, 2020

Join the Northern Neck Master Gardeners and Virginia Cooperative Extension for the 27th Annual Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar – “Spring Fever! Adventures in Gardening” – on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the White Stone Church of the Nazarene, … Continued