Northern Neck Soil and Water Scholarship Applications Due April 1

The Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District (NNSWCD) is accepting applications for three $1,000 scholarships offered to students enrolling in a fulltime college program of study in natural resources or conservation/environmental studies in fall, 2021. Students who permanently reside … Continued

Richmond County Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection Saturday, October 24

The Richmond County 2020 Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste (HHW/E-Waste) collection will take place on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 9am-2pm at the Indianfield Convenience Center located at 135 Recycling Road in Warsaw. Social distancing measures will be in place … Continued

Living Shorelines for Homeowners Webinar

Are you a shoreline property owner? Are you concerned about erosion along your shoreline? Join the free upcoming webinar, hosted by the Living Shoreline Collaborative, to learn about options for protecting your shoreline from erosion (including opportunities for financial assistance!). … Continued

NAPS to Host Climate Change Program on Leap Day in Heathsville

The Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) will be hosting a special program on Leap Day, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, 10am-11:30pm, in the Fellowship Hall at the United Methodist Church located at the corner of US 360 and Route 201 in … 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

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