No water flows into Augusta County; it all flows out. Having such an abundance of water is a powerful gift and an awesome responsibility.
As always, Alliance staff tracked legislation and made advocacy trips to Richmond during the 2020 session. Your calls and emails to legislators made a difference—thank you!
The video highlighting a Shenandoah County agriculture best management cost-share project wins the Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner status!
It can take a village to preserve such a treasured place. Nearly 50 people, including the Bullard family and Potomac Conservancy staff, worked together to protect this special land for generations to come.
GREAT NEWS – on Wednesday evening we received word that Recycle Management voluntarily withdrew its permit request.
Virginia regulators are considering a permit request for one million gallons per day discharge at the Recycle Management plant in Alma on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River near Stanley.
A committee of state legislators is meeting right now to finalize the budget. Please ask the members of this committee to support sufficient funding for land conservation and agricultural best management practices, like stream livestock exclusion and native tree planting. In order to meet the state’s 2025 water quality goals, there must be funding in place to get this work done.
Retired soil scientist, farmer, and author Bobby Whitescarver sums up his take on the value of streamside buffers quite simply: “Fish live on trees.”
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