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

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

NAPS Provides Technical Support to Planning Commission

The Northumberland County Planning Commission is currently updating zoning regulations to include photovoltaic solar installations. NAPS member, Lee Allain, has been requested by the Commission Chairman to provide technical support to this effort. During the planning cycle, Allain will attend … Continued

Save the Date: Earth Day Festival, Apr. 21, Heathsville

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

Living Shorelines Initiative

Evidence shows that hardened shorelines do not function well over time in many settings, harming estuarine ecosystems. In contract, Living Shorelines—a management system designed to protect or restore a natural shoreline ecosystem from powerful storms—offers many benefits, including an increase … Continued