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

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

Earth Day in February (February 10)

The Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) will host an environmental symposium – called “Earth Day in February” – of Northern Neck organizations on Saturday, February 10, 2018, in the Fellowship Hall at the United Methodist Church in Heathsville starting … Continued

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