August 20th County Administrator Bill Shepley

Join us for as County administrator, Bill Shepley discusses Grayson County’s Future Initiatives. Shepley hopes to find solutions to energize the county as a whole. Efforts to address internet access, job creation, healthcare, businesses and other needs within the county are reflected in these initiatives. “I’ve been county administrator for the past year, and during[…]

LandCare Rocks the River a Huge Success!

July 29th, 2018 was a perfect day for the 2nd Annual LandCare Rocks the River Festival in Fries!  With over 1,200 people in attendance throughout the day, great weather and awesome music, the event was a big success! Thanks to all of the volunteers who helped make it such a great event! We couldn’t have done[…]

Stream & Wetland Restoration September 17th

Join us for our meeting Monday, September 17th at 7:00 pm, where Dr. Curtis Richardson, Professor of Resource Ecology Nicholas School of the Environment, Director, Duke University Wetland Center, will give a presentation titled: Stream & Wetland Restoration: The Key to Improving Water Quality and Habitat Diversity on your Land.  Dr. Richardson owns property in Grayson County and has[…]

Donations Needed for Service Auction October 15th

Save the Date for LandCare’s Annual Meeting, Dinner & Silent Auction October 15th! We are gearing up for another great silent “Service” auction this year! We need You!!  Share your special skills and passions with the community!  Please consider donating to the auction this year. Donation Ideas for Service Auction: Lessons in knitting or crochet Flower[…]

Life Cycles of Butterflies July 16th

July 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Grayson LandCare office 108 Courthouse St Independence, VA Join us to learn about the life cycles of the butterflies with Ellen Reynolds from Beagle Ridge Herb Farm & Environmental Education Center.  She will have live butterflies in addition to caterpillars, chrysalis, and eggs on display. Lots to see for[…]

Volunteers Needed for Rocks the River July 29th

LandCare Rocks the River is coming up and we are looking for some Volunteers to join in the fun! Help out for 3 hours and spend the rest of the day enjoying the music!   We need help with parking, selling raffle tickets and hamburgers, kid’s activities, and set up/clean up.  Email cynthia@graysonlandcare.org for more information[…]

Wellness Day @ Independence Farmers Market July 13th

9am-1pm July 13th at the Independence Farmers Market Wellness Day features many local healthcare providers and offers free health screenings and activities for the community and vendors. Community partners include VDH, Twin County Hospital, In Total Health, Virginia Tech Family Nutrition, and more. Wellness Day began in 2015 in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health.