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

Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps

This summer, join a worthy project through DCR’s Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The program includes three elements united by the types of project, environmental education and adventure programming, and the age of the participants. These are environmental-stewardship … Continued

Save the Date – 2020 Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar – March 21, 2020

Join the Northern Neck Master Gardeners and Virginia Cooperative Extension for the 27th Annual Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar – “Spring Fever! Adventures in Gardening” – on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the White Stone Church of the Nazarene, … Continued

Free Presentation on Pollinator Protection – Wednesday, July 17 at 11:00 a.m.

Please join the Northern Neck Master Gardeners for a free presentation on pollinators by Tim McCoy, Virginia Cooperative Extension Associate with Virginia Tech’s Department of Entomology, on Wednesday, July 17, at 11:00 a.m. at the Transportation Museum Building, Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s … Continued

Heathsville Earth Day Festival Celebrates Nature and Good Stewardship

The 5th annual Earth Day Festival in Heathsville welcomed hundreds of visitors to enjoy dozens of exhibits, demonstrations, displays and activities Saturday, April 20, 2019. The event was free and open to the public. Hosted by NAPS (Northumberland Assn. for Progressive Stewardship) … Continued

Spring Volunteer Opportunities on your National Wildlife Refuge

With spring being sprung so is our call for volunteers on the refuge! Come out to Rappahannock River Valley NWR to participate in habitat management and contribute to the conservation of our native NNK wildlife.   Email Lauren at Lauren_cruz@fws.gov … Continued

Save the Date: 5th Annual Earth Day Festival, Sat. April 20, Heathsville

NAPS will be hosting the 5th Annual Earth Day Festival in “Downtown” Heathsville during the season’s first Farmers Market – Saturday, April 20, 2019, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with dozens of environmental exhibits and activities set up by NAPS and other organizations. … Continued