Governor Northam Releases Virginia’s First Coastal Resilience Master Plan

Virginia takes monumental action to build a resilient coast, combating climate change and rising sea levels HAMPTON—Governor Ralph Northam today released the Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Plan, providing a foundational and fundamental step towards protecting Virginia’s coast.   Virginia’s coastal areas face … Continued

Westmoreland County Household Hazardous Waste Event April 24

Spring 2021 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday, April 24 from 9-2 On Saturday, April 24, 2021, Westmoreland County’s residents and property owners can drop off their unwanted hazardous chemicals and items such as florescent bulbs, that cannot be safely discarded … Continued

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

November 7 Northumberland County Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste Collection

The response to our Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste collections has be wonderful! Northumberland residents and property owners—your collection event will be Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 9 am until 2 pm. Please come to the Northumberland Middle School bus parking lot … 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

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

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