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

Farm Bureau Program Highlights Northern Neck Farming

On April 12, 2018, NNSWCD Staff and some of our local farmers were interviewed by Sherri McKinney, Senior Producer at Virginia Farm Bureau, for an episode of “Real Virginia”, Farm Bureau’s weekly television program!   This particular episode features: *NNSWCD … 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

DEQ Forms Residential Working Group for Yeocomico River Watershed

Residents of Westmoreland and Northumberland Counties! Here is your chance to help develop a long-term plan to clean up the Yeocomico River Watershed.  The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality seeks your input as part of a residential working group meeting at … Continued

TMDL Public Meeting for Westmoreland, Richmond, King George, Caroline and Essex

Save the Date: June 22, 2017– Public meeting to discuss the water quality of tributaries that flow through the above counties and into the Rappahannock.  Meeting at Westmoreland Fire Department, 52 Rectory Rd, Montross VA at 6:00 pm. Join the … Continued