Request for items for silent auction at Annual Meeting, 5 pm October 21st, Ward Manor

The annual meeting, silent auction and pot-luck will be at 5 pm, Monday October 21st at Ward Manor. If you have an item you would like to donate please contact bev@graysonlandcare.org. We are particularly looking for people who would like to host a dinner, event, or activity donate a home-made item donate a lesson to[…]

Land Stewardship competition results

This year we had 10 projects entered in the competition, involving 14 students. First Place went to “Little Free Pantries”, presented by Laura Wingate, from the Grayson County CATE Center. Second Place went to “Medication Disposal”, presented by Michael Bean, from Grayson County CATE Center. Third Place went to “Rural Beekeeping”, presented by Natalie Hoch,[…]

Visit the Land Stewardship Competition Saturday April 13th!

Come to the Grayson LandCare Land Stewardship contest THIS Saturday, April 13th at the Grayson County High School Cafeteria. You can see the entries between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm and are invited to attend the awards ceremony which will follow the final tabulation of the judging scores. The competition, which is sponsored by Grayson[…]

Grayson Youth Can Win Up to $1,000 By Helping The Community

Grayson LandCare has announced the Twelfth Annual Land Stewardship Competition. All students grades 8-12 enrolled in a school in Grayson County (Grayson County Schools, Galax City Schools, Oak Hill Academy) or who are residents of Grayson County and homeschooled are encouraged to participate. The Land Stewardship Fair will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019, at[…]

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[…]

2018 Land Stewardship Competition Announced

On Saturday, May 5th, 2018 Grayson LandCare invites students from Grayson County and the City of Galax (including homeschoolers), grades 8-12, to submit projects to the 10th Annual Land Stewardship Competition Projects should explore opportunities in our community to: Increase livelihoods Enhance the environment, and Improve quality of life Students first submit a written report to our Land[…]

Grayson High Students Win Cash for Stewardship Projects

Cash Prizes were awarded to Grayson High School students in the 2016 Grayson LandCare Land Stewardship Competition on Saturday April 23rd, at the 1908 Courthouse in Independence. 8th grader Mary Ellen Wingate was awarded the $1000 first prize for her project “Recycle & Redesign: Doggone Tired” Kyndra Brewer and Ashley Weimann, 11th and 12th graders,[…]