The June presentation features Neal Kilgore of the Virginia Outdoor Foundation

The June Grayson LandCare presentation features Neal Kilgore of the Virginia Outdoor Foundation (VOF). It will be held June 20, at 7 pm at the Baldwin Auditorium in the 1908 Courthouse in Independence. Mr. Kilgore will discuss using conservation easements to protect forest and farmlands. Created under Virginia’s Open-Space Land Act, in 1966, VOF has[…]

Permaculture Updates

What a glorious time of year to work outside together. More rewarding still when our labors are starting to yield results!Pictured here are some of the fruit laden trees in our food forest. Last Saturday, we set sweet potato slips in our annual bed, anticipating another bumper crop to donate to Food Independence in the[…]

November meeting features local authors

We are so pleased to be able to continue the tradition of featuring local authors for our November meeting. Authors Deborah Clark and Robert La Combe will read from their latest books Both will have copies of their books available for signing and sale. Deb’s new book is Turn Left at the Big Oak. Rob’s[…]

September presentation features Forest Management

Forester Britt Boucher is the featured speaker for September.  He will speak on best forest management practices for landowners on Monday September 20 from 7-8pm at the Baldwin Auditorium of the 1908 Courthouse.  All GLC presentations are free and open to the public. Britt will discuss the control of water flows, establishing stable roads for harvests[…]

Elizabeth Underwood is the speaker August 16

As part of Clean River Month, Elizabeth Underwood will be our featured speaker at our August meeting on the 16th at 7pm. This meeting will be held in the Baldwin Auditorium upstairs in the 1908 Courthouse. .  Elizabeth is the Executive Director of the New River Conservancy. They are dedicated to protecting the waters, woodlands,[…]

New River Cleanup successful and fun!

The river cleanup on August 7 was great fun and resulted in 28 tires and a bunch of other trash being pulled out of the New River!  The weather was perfect and the river volume was low, which made it a bit easier.  Thanks to Darin and Lyndsie Young, Lance and Marci Hart, Whitney Ivey,[…]

August meeting and river cleanup

Grayson LandCare will be hosting Elizabeth Underwood, the new Executive Director of the New River Conservancy at our regular monthly meeting August 16 at 7pm, at the Baldwin auditorium in the 1908 Courthouse. Our choice of speaker seemed appropriate since Grayson County has proclaimed August as River month. A committee of stake holders led by[…]

Grayson LandCare Video Challenge

Please help us spread the news! There is still plenty of time to enter. Everything is different in a pandemic, and our annual Grayson LandCare(GLC) contest for high school students (grades 9-12) is no exception!  This year we are turning it over to YOU ( the students)to share your creative ideas with selected judges and[…]

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