Concern Builds For Culturally And Environmentally Sensitive Fones Cliffs

Thirteen and a half acres of forest were cleared at the Richmond County Fones Cliff site, without local permits and erosion and stormwater controls. Developers say it was a misunderstanding. “We had heard some activity, tractors,” said Richard Moncure, with … Continued

DEQ Forms Residential Working Group for Yeocomico River Watershed

Residents of Westmoreland and Northumberland Counties! Here is your chance to help develop a long-term plan to clean up the Yeocomico River Watershed.  The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality seeks your input as part of a residential working group meeting at … Continued

TMDL Public Meeting for Westmoreland, Richmond, King George, Caroline and Essex

Save the Date: June 22, 2017– Public meeting to discuss the water quality of tributaries that flow through the above counties and into the Rappahannock.  Meeting at Westmoreland Fire Department, 52 Rectory Rd, Montross VA at 6:00 pm. Join the … Continued

Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) program applications being accepted by May 5.

  Know any budding environmentalists who want some hands on experience working for a wildlife refuge while getting paid? Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge is sponsoring a summer Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program to allow high school teens (age15-18) to … Continued

Northumberland County Household Hazardous Waste and E Waste Collection

The 2017 Spring Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection for Northumberland County will take place Saturday, May 6, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Northumberland County Middle School parking lot, located off of Academic Lane in Heathsville, … Continued