Heathsville Earth Day Festival Celebrates Nature and Good Stewardship

The 5th annual Earth Day Festival in Heathsville welcomed hundreds of visitors to enjoy dozens of exhibits, demonstrations, displays and activities Saturday, April 20, 2019. The event was free and open to the public. Hosted by NAPS (Northumberland Assn. for Progressive Stewardship) … Continued

Save the Date: 5th Annual Earth Day Festival, Sat. April 20, Heathsville

NAPS will be hosting the 5th Annual Earth Day Festival in “Downtown” Heathsville during the season’s first Farmers Market – Saturday, April 20, 2019, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with dozens of environmental exhibits and activities set up by NAPS and other organizations. … Continued

NAPS Urges Virginians to Vote “No” on Ballot Question #1

The Nov. 6 Virginia election ballot contains two statewide ballot initiatives. Question #1 asks: “Should a county, city, or town be authorized to provide a partial tax exemption for real property that is subject to recurrent flooding, if flooding resiliency improvements have been … Continued

NAPS Launches Flotilla for Creek and Bay Cleanup

With clear skies and calm seas, 50 student and adult volunteers participated in the 2018 NAPS Creek Cleanup on Sunday, September 30. After a lunch for all participants at Ingram Bay Marina, six skiff captains shoved off with cleanup teams to remove boatloads … Continued

Join the NAPS Fall Creek Cleanup, Sunday, Sept. 30

Join the 2018 NAPS Creek Cleanup! This year’s cleanup is scheduled for Sept. 30, 2018. We’ll get fueled up with a free lunch for all participants around noon, then we’ll clean up the shorelines of the Bay and creeks using … Continued

NAPS Awarded Grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful for Creek Cleanup

The Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) has been awarded a $750 grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful in the Community Beautification category of its “30 in Thirty” grant program. Grant funds will be used to purchase cleanup supplies and a dumpster … Continued