Northern Neck Soil and Water Scholarship Applications Due April 1

The Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District (NNSWCD) is accepting applications for three $1,000 scholarships offered to students enrolling in a fulltime college program of study in natural resources or conservation/environmental studies in fall, 2021. Students who permanently reside … Continued

Important Survey for Local Producers

The Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District, the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and Virginia Cooperative Extension invite all producers who farm within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and especially in the Northern Neck to participate in … Continued

Richmond County Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection Saturday, October 24

The Richmond County 2020 Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste (HHW/E-Waste) collection will take place on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 9am-2pm at the Indianfield Convenience Center located at 135 Recycling Road in Warsaw. Social distancing measures will be in place … Continued

Virtual Refuge Week at Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge

October 11-17, 2020 National Wildlife Refuge Week celebrates the network of lands and waters that conserves and protects Americans’ precious wildlife heritage. This year, at Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge, you can celebrate Refuge Week virtually by following along … Continued

Lancaster County Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection October 17

Lancaster County’s 2020 Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste (HHW/E-Waste) collection will take place at the Lancaster Court House parking lot on Saturday, October 17, 2020, from 9 am to 2 pm at the Lancaster County Court House parking lot located … Continued

Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps

This summer, join a worthy project through DCR’s Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The program includes three elements united by the types of project, environmental education and adventure programming, and the age of the participants. These are environmental-stewardship … Continued

NRCS EQIP Sign Up Period Begins: New Practices Offered

New EQIP Practices Available Sign Up Now Contact Debbie Bullock at the Warsaw USDA Service Center Debbie.Bullock@va.usda.gov 804-333-3525 EXT 101 Applications due on or before February 28, 2020 Sign up for traditional conservation practices or some of the new initiatives. … Continued

Ag BMP Information Available

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) recently created a short video to promote the Virginia Ag BMP Cost Share Program!  We hope that 2020 will be a banner year for sign ups, thanks to increases in allocations to … Continued