New River Symposium April 11-12

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[…]

What Are LandCare Mini-Grants? Who Can Apply for One?

Three years ago, Grayson LandCare changed its structure from four Standing Committees (Forestry, Livestock, Water/Energy, and Communications) to a project-based focus. The projects that were naturally arising from our members did not fit neatly into the Committee categories, and we realized they didn’t need to! So we looked at the activities that were thriving and[…]

Important Public Health Survey

Mount Rogers Health District wants to know what you think are the biggest public health concerns in your community. The health district is working with community leaders and health care providers to improve the health of our communities. We will use your feedback to create strategies to improve health and well-being. All answers will be[…]

Save the Pollinator Plan

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), in cooperation with agency stakeholders, developed Virginia’s Voluntary Plan to Mitigate the Risk of Pesticides to Managed Pollinators (also known as the Pollinator Protection Plan) which is part of a national effort by state and federal agencies to help reverse pollinator losses and restore pollinator populations. VDACS’ Plan[…]