How to Solve Tangier’s ‘Crisis’

With a blend of science and emotion, students from the 7th Grade Community Problem Solvers, representing Northumberland Middle School, described a two-year-long effort to solve the crisis confronting Tangier Island – a remote Chesapeake Bay community 14 miles from Northumberland … Continued

Save the date! Earth Day Festival Saturday, April 15, Heathsville

Save the date! NAPS will again be hosting the Earth Day Festival in Downtown Heathsville VA during the Farmers’ Market – Saturday, April 15, 2017, with exhibits, games and lots more. See you there! Visit napsva.org for updates, and more … Continued

Signs of Recovery for Chesapeake Bay

Latest report from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Underwater grasses expanded 21 percent. The blue crab population jumped 35 percent. The Bay’s native oyster population, a critical species that naturally filters the Bay’s water, is rebounding. For the past two years, … Continued

Friends of the Rappahannock

Mission Statement Through Advocacy, Education and Restoration strives to be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River.   Details Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) was formed in 1985 as a non-profit, grassroots conservation organization. We … Continued

Hull Springs Farm

Located in Westmoreland County, Longwood University’s Hull Springs Farm is a living, breathing outdoor classroom for educational events, research and other programs. Hull Springs Farm consists of 662 acres including farmland, forest, shorelines and wetlands contributing to extraordinary diverse wildlife habitat. Included in … Continued

Why use living shorelines?

Do you have shoreline erosion? Can you protect it and still encourage aquatic nurseries and vegetation growth? Living Shoreline Treatments address erosion in lower energy situations by providing long-term protection, restoration or enhancement of vegetated shoreline habitats through strategic placement … Continued