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

Northumberland Co. to Hold Hearing on Solar Installation, May 17

Northumberland County Planning Commission will hold a hearing next Thursday on proposed amendments to the zoning ordinance addressing solar energy installations for homes, businesses, communities and utilities. The public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the Northumberland County … Continued

Earth Day Festival Sparks Excitement about the Environment

There was electricity in the air at the 4th annual Earth Day Festival in Heathsville on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Shoppers, runners, sightseers, activists, children and dogs all mingled harmoniously on the brisk but sunny morning. Hosted by NAPS (Northumberland Assn. for … Continued

Earth Day Festival Update – Heathsville, Sat. Apr. 21

The Northumberland Assn. for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) will be hosting the 4th. Annual Earth Day Festival in “downtown” Heathsville during the season’s first Farmer’s Market – Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with dozens of environmental … Continued