February 18, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ the LandCare Office Dr. Linda Dykstra, Kenan Professor Emeritus in Psychology and Neuroscience, University of North Carolina (UNC) @ Chapel Hill will give a presentation titled: Opioid Analgesics: Pain and Abuse. Linda and her husband, Bill Hylander, became members of Grayson Landcare upon retiring to Grayson County where they own[…]
Grayson Landcare is looking for a part-time manager (12 hours/week) to train and schedule volunteers, promote the Free Market through social media, press releases, and presentations, and initiate new programs. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation, be in reasonably good health, able to lift 30 pounds, and have excellent interpersonal skills. […]
The Town of Independence is applying for grant funding that will include Town Park. We need your letters of support to show community involvement. The deadline is the end of February. Details are below and here is an updated design for Town Park. THANKS! Independence is applying for a Community Development Block Grant from the[…]
New River Conservancy and Appalachian State University are hosting the New River Symposium, April 11 and 12, 2019. Please join us for this multidisciplinary conference and celebration of the New River Watershed. Who should attend? Teachers, researchers, community leaders, government officials, stewards, river keepers, planners, boaters, birders, anglers and friends from up and down the[…]
The Southwest Virginia Agricultural Association, Inc will recognize two outstanding farm operations in Southwest Virginia, one General, and one Dairy. The recipient must be a resident of one of the following counties: Bland County, Buchanan County, Carroll County, Dickenson County, Giles County, Grayson County, Lee County, Pulaski County, Russell County, Scott County, Smyth County, Tazewell[…]
LandCare Memberships run January to December, so if you haven’t renewed your membership for 2019, now is the time! Please note: If you joined or renewed at the Annual Meeting & Auction or online in November or December 2018 you are all set for 2019!
Intervening on Normal: Trauma, Substance Use, and Counselling in Appalachia presented by Darlene Vaughn at the Landcare meeting on Monday, January 21st at 7:00 pm.
Saturday January 26– Grow More Vegetables for farm and garden workshop. 9 am to noon, 108 Courthouse St. $10 includes snacks. Learn how to grow more in less space. Planting dates, spacing, interplanting and succession plantings will be addressed. Using information from the best national and local gardeners you’ll learn to apply these techniques to a[…]