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

Save the Date – 2020 Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar – March 21, 2020

Join the Northern Neck Master Gardeners and Virginia Cooperative Extension for the 27th Annual Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar – “Spring Fever! Adventures in Gardening” – on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the White Stone Church of the Nazarene, … Continued

Free Presentation on Pollinator Protection – Wednesday, July 17 at 11:00 a.m.

Please join the Northern Neck Master Gardeners for a free presentation on pollinators by Tim McCoy, Virginia Cooperative Extension Associate with Virginia Tech’s Department of Entomology, on Wednesday, July 17, at 11:00 a.m. at the Transportation Museum Building, Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s … 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

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