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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

May 21st: Non-Native Invasive Plants, Looking for a Solution

May 21 @ 7:00 pm LandCare board member, Cynthia Taylor will discuss the problem of non-native invasive plants in our area and possible solutions. Cynthia is past-president of the Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council and worked for many years in Georgia restoring native habitats by removing invasive plants and restoring streams. She developed the first[…]

LandCare’s “Care Talks” Monday, March 19th

The Grayson LandCare March meeting will be our Annual “Care Talks” series. Modeled after TED Talks, these short presentations will feature projects that received mini-grant funding from LandCare in 2017. Ideas for new projects will also be presented. Grayson LandCare awards mini-grants up to $500 for projects led by members that have significant interest and fit our[…]

Promote Your Farm or Business with Video & Drone Technology

A passion for permaculture and organic farming drove local couple Ian and Candice Stevenson to establish Tiny House Farm in Grayson County, VA. While working as a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Ian recognized the need for a proactive approach to help educate and promote healthy and organic eating habits. Candice’s experience in Marketing and Videography[…]