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[…]

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.

Land Stewardship Competition Winners

The 11th Annual Land Stewardship Competition was held on May 5th, 2018 The Competition’s mission is to encourage local students to explore real economic, environmental, and social problems facing Grayson County and suggest innovative solutions that meet the triple bottom line: grow the economy. 1st Place Winner: “Did You Know Brochure” Mary Ellen Wingate 2nd Place[…]

Potluck @ Matthews Living History Farm June 18th

June 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm LandCare’s Annual Potluck @ Matthews Living History Farm (MLHF) will be held on June 18th 7-9p. 476 White Pine Rd Galax, VA. Bring your favorite dish to share. Daniel Boyer, Farm manager MLHF, GLC Board Member & Erin Cox Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development will host. They will discuss[…]