Earth Day Festival Update – Heathsville, Sat. Apr. 21

The Northumberland Assn. for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) will be hosting the 4th. Annual Earth Day Festival in “downtown” Heathsville during the season’s first Farmer’s Market – Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with dozens of environmental … Continued

NAPS Provides Technical Support to Planning Commission

The Northumberland County Planning Commission is currently updating zoning regulations to include photovoltaic solar installations. NAPS member, Lee Allain, has been requested by the Commission Chairman to provide technical support to this effort. During the planning cycle, Allain will attend … Continued

Northern Neck Master Naturalist Chapter To Host Meadow Workshops

The Northern Neck Master Naturalists will hold the first of four meadow workshops at the Northumberland Public Library on April 13 at noon. The workshop will feature award-winning landscape designer Betsy Washington and accidental meadow maker Bryna Brennan. Washington will … Continued

Shoreline Landscaping Presentation – April 13 and June 8, 2018

The Shoreline Evaluation Program of Northern Neck Master Gardeners will present “Shoreline Landscaping: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly” at 2 p.m. April 13 at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. The program … Continued

Shoreline Evaluation Program Begins Seventh Season

The Shoreline Evaluation Program (SEP) of the Northern Neck Master Gardeners begins its seventh year of on-site shoreline inspections this month. Since it began in 2012, the SEP has completed over 180 inspections of residential shorelines in the Northern Neck. … Continued

Gardening Questions in the Northern Neck? Call our Help Desks!

Northern Neck Master Gardeners staff Help Desks located at Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) offices in Northumberland, Lancaster, and Westmoreland.  Residents can call, e-mail (HelpDeskNNMG@gmail.com) or come to the Extension office with questions or problems encountered in home gardening. An Extension Master … Continued

Youth Conservation Camp 2018

Northern Neck students interested in attending the 2018 Youth Conservation Camp are encouraged to submit applications to the Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation (NNSWCD) District Office by April 27, 2018. NNSWCD covers the cost of camp fees for up … Continued