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

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

Friends of the Rappahannock are Looking for Volunteers

The Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge is a more than 8,720 acre refuge dedicated to the support and conservation of our native wildlife and plants and you can be a part of that. The Friends Group is looking for … 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

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