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

Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar – March 23, 2019

Please join the Northern Neck Master Gardeners and Virginia Cooperative Extension for the 26th annual Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the White Stone Church of the Nazarene in White Stone.  Information about the Seminar is available at www.nnmg.org. … Continued

2018 Christmas Bird Count in Rappahannock River Valley NWR segment of George Washington’s Birthplace CBC Circle

Description: Join the RRV NWR biologist in the 2018 Christmas Bird Count along various properties in the Rappahannock River Valley NWR. We will count all birds along our path as we explore the refuge and bird in areas protected from development and human interactions. While birding experience is recommended, we welcome … Continued

NAPS Urges Virginians to Vote “No” on Ballot Question #1

The Nov. 6 Virginia election ballot contains two statewide ballot initiatives. Question #1 asks: “Should a county, city, or town be authorized to provide a partial tax exemption for real property that is subject to recurrent flooding, if flooding resiliency improvements have been … Continued

Become an Extension Master Gardener in 2019

If you are a gardener or interested in gardening and are inspired to learn and share, the Northern Neck Master Gardeners (NNMG) invite you to join us. Under the auspices of the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE), the 2019 Extension Master … Continued

NAPS Launches Flotilla for Creek and Bay Cleanup

With clear skies and calm seas, 50 student and adult volunteers participated in the 2018 NAPS Creek Cleanup on Sunday, September 30. After a lunch for all participants at Ingram Bay Marina, six skiff captains shoved off with cleanup teams to remove boatloads … Continued