November 7 Northumberland County Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste Collection

The response to our Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste collections has be wonderful! Northumberland residents and property owners—your collection event will be Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 9 am until 2 pm. Please come to the Northumberland Middle School bus parking lot … Continued

Living Shorelines for Homeowners Webinar

Are you a shoreline property owner? Are you concerned about erosion along your shoreline? Join the free upcoming webinar, hosted by the Living Shoreline Collaborative, to learn about options for protecting your shoreline from erosion (including opportunities for financial assistance!). … Continued

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

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

Lancaster County Hazardous Waste and Electronics Waste Collection June 8 at the Courthouse Parking Lot

Lancaster’s June 8 HHW/E-Waste Collection Moves to Courthouse Parking Lot In 2018 Lancaster County residents brought a record total of 29,343 lbs. of household hazardous waste (HHW) and 16,371 lbs. of electronic waste (E-waste) to collection events held last May … Continued

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

January 16, 2019 Presentation: “Climate Change in Our Own Backyard”

  Please join the Northern Neck Master Gardeners for a presentation by Bud Ward on “Climate Change in Our Own Backyard” on Wednesday, January 16, at 11 a.m. at the Transportation Building, Rice’s Hotel/ Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville.  The presentation … 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