• Laura T Grape
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    Posted January 10, 2018

    2/10: Homeowner Rain Garden Workshop

    Homeowner Rain Garden Workshop Join us on Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 9:30 am until noon for a rain garden workshop. Learn how to properly locate, design, construct and maintain a small-scale rain garden–a landscaped area that is designed to capture rain water and allow it to soak into the ground. Rain gardens allow polluted…

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  • Laura T Grape
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    Posted March 30, 2017

    2017 Native Tree & Shrub Seedling Sale

    Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District’s 2017 Native Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale – “Fall Color” PLACE YOUR ORDERS BY APRIL 12TH TO GUARANTEE AVAILABILITY!  This year’s sale features native shrubs and trees that will add lovely fall color to your garden, while also cleaning our water and providing wildlife habitat. The tree package includes…

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  • Laura T Grape
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    Posted February 28, 2017

    Short Course on Pasture and Manure Management

    Contact: Julie Buchanan, Senior P.R. & Marketing Specialist, (804) 786-2292, julie.buchanan@dcr.virginia.gov This news release is located at http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/pr-relz-detail?id=2017-02-28-09-38-53-182878-3t2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 28, 2017 Horse farm owners invited to enroll in conservation short course Photos for media use are available at https://flic.kr/s/aHskNk83yD. MIDDLEBURG, Va. — A new six-week course being offered this spring will give…

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  • Laura T Grape
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    Posted February 27, 2017

    NVSWCD’s 2017 Seedling Sale

    Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District’s 2017 Native Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale – “Fall Color” This year’s sale features native shrubs and trees that will add lovely fall color to your garden, while also cleaning our water and providing wildlife habitat. The tree package includes two each of northern red oak, bald cypress…

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  • Laura T Grape
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    Posted October 11, 2016

    10/29 – Residential Rain Garden Workshop

    Saturday, October 29 Residential Rain Garden Workshop Time: 10am – 12:15pm Location:  Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St, Arlington Learn from the Conservation District’s Asad Rouhi and other experts how to properly locate, design, construct and maintain a small-scale rain garden: a landscaped area that is designed to capture rain water and allow it…

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  • Laura T Grape
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    Posted May 4, 2016

    Soil Morphology Class – June 2 & 3 in Reston

    Please share with those who may be interested… Soil Morphology Class: Soil Clues to Determine Water Table Depth and Proper Design of Stormwater BMPs June 2nd and 3rd in Reston, Virginia The design of stormwater infiltration BMPs—rain gardens, infiltration trenches and porous paving—depends on knowledge of the depth to the water table. This depth can…

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  • Laura T Grape
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    Posted April 15, 2016

    Free Pasture Management Seminar in Great Falls, VA

    FREE seminar on Pasture Management Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM The Saddlery 731-E Walker Road Great Falls, VA 22066 This special program tailored to the horse and agriculture community, features presentations by: Sarah Kirk, Horse Owner and President of The Saddlery, Inc. Eydie and Paul Blanchard, Owners and Operators of Three…

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  • Laura T Grape
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    Posted March 9, 2016

    NVSWCD’s 2016 Seedling Sale – Place Your Orders!!

    NVSWCD’s 2016 Seedling Sale The Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District is now accepting orders for our annual native tree and shrub seedling sale. The theme for this year’s seedling sale is “Back by Popular Demand!” featuring shrubs and trees that have been routinely requested by our customers. These trees and shrubs help provide valuable habitat…

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  • Laura T Grape
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    Posted March 11, 2015

    NVSWCD’s Annual Native Seedling Sale – Order Online!

    Naturally Beautiful – Annual District Seedling Sale Offers Low-Cost Trees and Shrubs to Residents The annual Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District seedling sale is underway!  Using native plants beautifies your home landscape, attracts wildlife, protects water and air quality, conserves energy and reduces carbon emissions. Two packages are available: Shrub and Small Tree…

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  • Laura T Grape
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    Posted July 31, 2013

    Administrative and Technical Assistant

    The Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District (NVSWCD) seeks an enthusiastic and organized team player to fill our vacant Administrative and Technical Assistant position and provide valuable day-to-day operational and technical support to District staff. For the full position description, visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/nvswcd/jobs.htm. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Laura Grape,…

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