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

Save the Date: Earth Day Festival, Apr. 21, Heathsville

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

Earth Day in February (February 10)

The Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) will host an environmental symposium – called “Earth Day in February” – of Northern Neck organizations on Saturday, February 10, 2018, in the Fellowship Hall at the United Methodist Church in Heathsville starting … Continued

Concern Builds For Culturally And Environmentally Sensitive Fones Cliffs

Thirteen and a half acres of forest were cleared at the Richmond County Fones Cliff site, without local permits and erosion and stormwater controls. Developers say it was a misunderstanding. “We had heard some activity, tractors,” said Richard Moncure, with … Continued

Living Shorelines Initiative

Evidence shows that hardened shorelines do not function well over time in many settings, harming estuarine ecosystems. In contract, Living Shorelines—a management system designed to protect or restore a natural shoreline ecosystem from powerful storms—offers many benefits, including an increase … Continued

Shoreline Landscaping Presentation: Friday, April 28 at 2:00 PM in Heathsville

The Shoreline Evaluation Program of the Northern Neck Master Gardeners invites you to a presentation on “Shoreline Landscaping: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” to be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Transportation Building, Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, … Continued