How to Start a Shellfish Aquaculture Operation in Virginia

With support from the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program, the Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) and Virginia Sea Grant have launched the Shellfish Aquaculture in Virginia website to provide information about how to start an aquaculture operation in Virginia. The … Continued

Introducing the Northern Neck RAFT

What is The RAFT? The Resilience Adaptation Feasibility Tool, or RAFT, is a full-service tool, collaborative, community-driven process designed to assist coastal localities in increasing their resilience. The RAFT was conceived and developed by an academic interdisciplinary collaborative developed by … Continued

NN Soil and Water Conservation District Scholarship Deadline March 13

Graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Northern Neck who plan to major in a conservation or environmental science discipline have until Friday, March 13, 2020, to submit their applications for the following scholarship opportunities: The JC Berger … Continued

NRCS EQIP Sign Up Period Begins: New Practices Offered

New EQIP Practices Available Sign Up Now Contact Debbie Bullock at the Warsaw USDA Service Center Debbie.Bullock@va.usda.gov 804-333-3525 EXT 101 Applications due on or before February 28, 2020 Sign up for traditional conservation practices or some of the new initiatives. … 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

Richmond County Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection October 26.

The Richmond County Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection will take place Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Indianfield Convenience Center in Warsaw from 9 am to 2 pm. This event is for Richmond County residents and property owners and … Continued

Westmoreland County Household Hazardous Waste Collection September 28

Westmoreland County’s Household Hazardous Waste Event is this Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9 am until 2 pm a the AT Johnson Human Services Building parking lot in Montross.  This collaboration between Westmoreland County, Virginia Cooperative Extension and Northern Neck … Continued

Northumberland County FALL Hazardous Household Waste Collection

Northumberland County’s Fall 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection will take place Saturday, September 21 from 9AM until 2PM at the bus parking lot in front of Northumberland Middle School.  Electronic waste is also going to be accepted at the event. … 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