Rainbarrel Workshops: We are hosting three rain barrel workshops this Spring; Lake Monticello on April 13th, Wintergreen on April 20th, and Lovingston on May 11th. For more details please go to our rain barrel page here.
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. Funding is available to farmers and homeowners. For full details please click here or call the office (434-975-0224).
Conservation Assistance Program: The District has funding to pay for rain garden installation, community pet waste stations, 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.
The tree planting event at Nelson County High School (Governors Go Green) went off beautifully on Saturday October 20th. Forty-six trees and shrubs were planted on the front lawn of the school complex. This planting was made possible through a grant by Keep Virginia Beautiful and full details can be found here.
Once again Old Farm Day in Fluvanna County was a great sucess on October 6th. The TJSWCD staff were there providing information and entertainment to the participants.
Thanks for all who attended the film screening of Last Call At The Oasis on September 18th. It was a great event. Thanks to Tugg.com for facilitating.
The 49th annual Youth Conservation Camp (YCC) was held in Blacksburg from July 8 through the 14th. Forty-nine students attended from throughout Virginia. Two of them earned a scholarship to attend from this District. Please visit our YCC page for more details.
The April 2013 Newsletter and 2013 Calendar (2011-2012 Annual Report) have been posted online. You can access them here.