Westmoreland County Household Hazardous Waste Collection

It has never been a better time for spring cleaning in Westmoreland County! In response to the increasing interest in the proper disposal of household chemicals, the county has added a second Household Hazardous Waste Collection event to the 2019 calendar. The … Continued

Lancaster County Hazardous Waste and Electronics Waste Collection June 8 at the Courthouse Parking Lot

Lancaster’s June 8 HHW/E-Waste Collection Moves to Courthouse Parking Lot In 2018 Lancaster County residents brought a record total of 29,343 lbs. of household hazardous waste (HHW) and 16,371 lbs. of electronic waste (E-waste) to collection events held last May … 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

January 16, 2019 Presentation: “Climate Change in Our Own Backyard”

  Please join the Northern Neck Master Gardeners for a presentation by Bud Ward on “Climate Change in Our Own Backyard” on Wednesday, January 16, at 11 a.m. at the Transportation Building, Rice’s Hotel/ Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville.  The presentation … Continued

Richmond County Adds Electronics to HHW Collection

The Richmond County Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Waste Collection will take place Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9 am until 2 pm at the Indianfields Convenience Center, 135 Recycling Rd, (off of 360), Warsaw, VA.  Richmond County residents are … Continued

Cooperative Extension to host well water testing in the Northern Neck

The Northumberland County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is hosting a Drinking Water Clinic in October, 2018. See below details.  Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties are also making this very affordable water testing available to their citizens.  Testing costs $55 and … Continued

Lancaster County Household Hazardous Waste/E Waste Event

The 2018 Fall Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection for Lancaster County will take place Saturday, Sept. 15 from 9:00 am to 2 pm at the Kilmarnock Recycling Center, 320 White Pine Drive (located off of Irvington Road) in … 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