Ask the Expert: Collaborative Funding Opportunities for Conservation and Water Quality

Is your organization interested in exploring opportunities to partner on grant opportunities? Would you be interested in partnering with another local organization? Do you need a fiscal agent for your project? Is my project a good fit for this grant program? How do I find matching funds? Do I qualify for this grant program? My […]

Creating Open Woodlands to Promote Regeneration & Development of White Oak

You are invited to attend our latest Live Webinar sponsored by: Southern Regional Extension forestry. Title: Creating Open Woodlands to Promote Regeneration & Development of White Oak What will you learn? Learn about management practices that can create the conditions that promote development and regeneration of White Oak in this webinar. Oaks grow slowly and can be […]

Wildlife Considerations When Restoring Oak/Pine Woodlands

You are invited to attend our latest Live Webinar sponsored by: Southern Regional Extension Forestry. Title: Wildlife Considerations When Restoring Oak/Pine Woodlands What will you learn? Join this webinar to learn more about ways to restore oak/pine woodlands and improve wildlife habitat. Sunlight, overstory retention levels, fire, and vegetation structure and composition influence oak pine woodlands. In […]

GWRC-FOR Urban Heat Island Community Listening Session

George Washington Regional Commission 406 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, VA

To learn more about the impacts of Urban Heat Islands, the public is invited to attend an Urban Heat Island Community Listening Session on February 22nd at 10 am or March 9th at 6pm at GWRC’s office at 406 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. FOR and GWRC are holding these public meetings to gather […]

Great American Outdoors Act covering Land and Water Conservation Fund and Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program

Virginia’s United Land Trusts will host agency and nonprofit speakers to provide an overview of federal grant programs most relevant to land conservation. Applying, receiving, and managing a federal grant is a 2-5 year proposition. What factors should your organization consider before applying? What are some of the ingredients for success? VaULT’s role will be […]

Ask the Expert: NFWF and Chesapeake WILD Grant Programs

Join staff from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to discuss the recently announced FY23 small watershed grant and Chesapeake WILD grant opportunities! If you are considering a grant application to either other these programs, you don't want to miss this opportunity to discuss your project […]

NNSWCD Producer Conference

Join the Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District for the NNSWCD Producer Conference . The topic discussions are Ag road law, cost-share updates, and USDA updates. Guest speaker : Zach Jacobs; Legislative Specialist, Governmental Relations Virginia Farm Bureau *Breakfast Buffet Provided By: Art of Coffee RSVP by March 6 to: 804-313-9102 x105 *for […]

Pruning 101 Session

Want to learn more about the environment and how to have a better garden? Join Tree Fredericksburg in a series of discovery as they cover different tree and gardening topics throughout 2023. Classes will be held on the third Saturday of the month from 10-11 am at Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal Street. Classes […]

The Virginia Land & Energy Navigator: A Decision Support Tool for Localities Balancing Natural Resource Conservation and Economic Development Interests

Balancing economic development and natural resource conservation is important for localities, the Commonwealth of Virginia, landowners, and other interested parties. Recognizing the importance of this issue the Virginia General Assembly adopted HB894, Section 3 of which charged Virginia Cooperative Extension with leading an effort to develop a map or repository of prime farmland in consultation […]

Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Diversity Workgroup: Workshop on Innovation and Best Practices in Partnerships

The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Diversity Workgroup is inviting you to a four-part virtual workshop series focused on building capacity for equitable grant funding in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Registration is now open for the virtual workshop series designed to help improve awareness about equitable funding challenges, best practices, experiences of under-resourced communities, and strategies for […]

GWRC Regional Resiliency Group

George Washington Regional Commission 406 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, VA

The George Washington Regional Commission will be hosting their quarterly meeting of the regional resiliency group with guest speakers from Wetlands Watch to talk about their Community Rating System (CRS) and Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) programs. Join us to learn more about resiliency topics in our community.

2023 Eastern VA Forage Conference

Join the Eastern VA Forage Conference hosted by the Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia State University, Tri County City Soil & Water Conservation District, NRCS and VFGC. Familiarize yourself with essential knowledge to help your livestock operation be successful! Location: White Oak volunteer fire department ( 12 Newton Rd Fredericksburg VA 22405)