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

The Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District is Seeking Full Time Administrative Assistant

The Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking a full time Administrative Assistant.  For a full job description and to download a fillable PDF version of the employment application, please visit http://nnswcd.org/employment/index.html For additional information, please contact Kathy Clarke, … Continued

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Northumberland County residents and property owners:  Bring your old, outdated and unwanted household chemicals AND old, outdated or broken electronics to the Northumberland Middle School’s parking lot (normally used for buses) accessible directly off of Rt. 360 in Heathsville, this …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