Welcome to Headwaters Soil and Water Conservation District

 

Land must be nurtured; not plundered and wasted — H. H. Bennett

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Updates

Women for the Land Conservation Learning Circles

American Farmland Trust invites women who own farm or forest land in the Shenandoah Valley, VA to participate in 3 sessions of engaging discussion focused on accessing programs and information to help manage your land. It’s a great networking opportunity!

WHEN: (PLEASE TRY TO ATTEND ALL THREE DATES)

FIRST SESSION: CONSERVATION PLANNING, YOU AND YOUR FARM/FOREST   Tuesday February 26, 2019; 8:45 am – 2 pm

SECOND SESSION:  WHO CAN HELP WITH MY FARM/FOREST; AGENCY PRESENTATIONS Tuesday March 5, 2019; 8:45 am – 2 pm

THIRD SESSION:  FUTURE OF YOUR FARM/FOREST:  LEASING, LLCs AND LEGACY Tuesday March 12, 2019; 3:45 – 7:30 pm

WHERE:   Augusta County Farm Bureau 23 Dick Huff Lane, Verona, VA  24482

There is a $5 per session fee to cover meals which is collected at each session.

To register for the program visit: http://bit.ly/2AHNxbaWomenForTheLandMD

Questions:  Contact womenforthelandmd@farmland.org

Requests for Proposals for Inch Branch Mid-Level Gate

Below please find the required RFP documents.  All inquiries for information should be directed to Michael Jimenez at 540-248-0148 or mjimenez@co.augusta.va.us

The 2019 Board of Directors Meeting Schedule is available.  All meetings are held at 10:00AM at the Augusta County Government Center, Verona and are open to the public. 2019 Board Meeting Schedule

Have a pipeline easement being established on your property? Here is a list of items you might want to consider as you’re working out the details.

Check out the Semi-permanent Solar-powered Watering Options developed by Virginia Cooperative Extension, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and Virginia Tech.