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

Reminder! Northumberland Hazardous Waste this Saturday

Northumberland County residents and property owners:  Bring your old, outdated and unwanted household chemicals AND old, outdated or broken electronics to the Northumberland Middle School’s parking lot (normally used for buses) accessible directly off of Rt. 360 in Heathsville, this … 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

Virginia Outdoors Plan

The Virginia Outdoors Plan is the Virginia’s comprehensive plan for land conservation, outdoor recreation, and open-space planning. The document helps all levels of government and the private sector meet needs pertaining to those matters. The plan is required for Virginia … 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

NORTHERN NECK SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT ANNOUNCES TWO (2) FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

NORTHERN NECK SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT ANNOUNCES TWO (2) FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITiES WARSAW, VA – JUNE 21, 2018 – The Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District (NNSWCD), a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, is seeking to … Continued

Farm Bureau Program Highlights Northern Neck Farming

On April 12, 2018, NNSWCD Staff and some of our local farmers were interviewed by Sherri McKinney, Senior Producer at Virginia Farm Bureau, for an episode of “Real Virginia”, Farm Bureau’s weekly television program!   This particular episode features: *NNSWCD … 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

Youth Conservation Camp 2018

Northern Neck students interested in attending the 2018 Youth Conservation Camp are encouraged to submit applications to the Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation (NNSWCD) District Office by April 27, 2018. NNSWCD covers the cost of camp fees for up … Continued