Ask legislators to support the farming community by investing in programs that help farmers implement practices that benefit us all with cleaner water and richer soil.
Water fuels the economic engines of agriculture and manufacturing in the Valley, underpins recreational opportunities, and draws tourists from around the world.
This summer, more than 60 area producers joined Shenandoah Valley Conservation Collaborative (SVCC) partners to tour two local farms.
Several of the bills that we supported are on Governor Northam’s desk awaiting signature, and the budget ended up relatively strong for clean water and farmland protection programs, considering current fiscal constraints.
Work has begun again along Happy Creek, following a revised erosion and sediment control plan and the posting of work plans and permits on site as required.
We hope this list can serve as a resource for those who want a better plan for Happy Creek in Front Royal.
We are discouraged that the Front Royal Town Council has not yet asked for an extension of the project deadline to complete the work along Happy Creek.
Learn why riparian buffers – trees & natural plantings along the banks of waterways – are essential for clean water, erosion control, and wildlife habitat.
Hidden Springs Farm, operated by Walter and Joan Brown is not only a Virginia Century Farm, but is one of the last African American farms in Augusta County.
It’s always been fun to play outside in Waynesboro and eastern Augusta County, but the city is taking it up a notch for its people, plants, fish and birds by strengthening its new relationship with the South River and existing natural and historic resources.
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