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

Earth Day Festival Update – Heathsville, Sat. Apr. 21

The Northumberland Assn. for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) will be hosting the 4th. Annual Earth Day Festival in “downtown” Heathsville during the season’s first Farmer’s Market – Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with dozens of environmental … Continued

Northern Neck Master Naturalist Chapter To Host Meadow Workshops

The Northern Neck Master Naturalists will hold the first of four meadow workshops at the Northumberland Public Library on April 13 at noon. The workshop will feature award-winning landscape designer Betsy Washington and accidental meadow maker Bryna Brennan. Washington will … Continued

Gardening Questions in the Northern Neck? Call our Help Desks!

Northern Neck Master Gardeners staff Help Desks located at Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) offices in Northumberland, Lancaster, and Westmoreland.  Residents can call, e-mail (HelpDeskNNMG@gmail.com) or come to the Extension office with questions or problems encountered in home gardening. An Extension Master … 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