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

Become an Extension Master Gardener in 2019

If you are a gardener or interested in gardening and are inspired to learn and share, the Northern Neck Master Gardeners (NNMG) invite you to join us. Under the auspices of the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE), the 2019 Extension Master … 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

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

Shoreline Landscaping Presentation – April 13 and June 8, 2018

The Shoreline Evaluation Program of Northern Neck Master Gardeners will present “Shoreline Landscaping: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly” at 2 p.m. April 13 at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. The program … Continued

Shoreline Evaluation Program Begins Seventh Season

The Shoreline Evaluation Program (SEP) of the Northern Neck Master Gardeners begins its seventh year of on-site shoreline inspections this month. Since it began in 2012, the SEP has completed over 180 inspections of residential shorelines in the Northern Neck. … Continued