Envirothon 2014: Teams are now forming to compete in Envirothon 2014. Let us know if we can help you form a team, find a coach, or training resources. Contact Nicola McGoff with any questions and go to the Envirothon page for more details.
Moore's Creek Watershed Cost Share: The District can provide supplemental cost-share assistance for farm conservation practices and septic system repairs within the Moore's Creek Watershed. Want to know if you live in this watershed click here to find out. Funding is available to farmers and homeowners. For full details please click here or call the office (434-975-0224).
Conservation Assistance (Urban) Program: The District has funding to pay for rain water harvesting cisterns, and for the conversion of turf grass areas to native plants. For more information please go to the Conservation Assistance Program page, or contact Alyson or Nicola at 434-975-0224.
Piedmont Native Plants Database: Albemarle County is now hosting this free, searchable database on regionally native plants. www.albemarle.org/nativeplants.
Thanks to all who attended our rain barrel workshops this spring. If you want more information or to arrange a workshop with us please go to our rain water page for details.
It was great to see everyone at the Louisa County Fair (August 3rd), Boy Scouts Mega Fun Day in Charlottesville (May 11), the Nelson County Comunity Day (April 20), and the Charlottesville 5K fix a leak (March 17). Thanks for stopping by.
The annual Youth Conservation Camp (YCC) was held in Blacksburg from July 14 through the 20th. Forty-nine students attended from throughout Virginia. Three of them earned a scholarship to attend from this District. Please visit our YCC page for more details.
Congratulations to our scholarship recipient Amory Fischer for winning one of two VASWCD scholarships also. For more on our scholarship please click here.
The October 2013 Newsletter and 2013 Calendar (2011-2012 Annual Report) have been posted online. You can access them here.