Read the Winter 2013 newsletter here!
Friends' Education Coordinator, Cindy Frenzel, and members Jeff and Ali Carithers, Receive Awards
At its annual awards luncheon, the Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Consrvation District recognized Cindy Frenzel, Friends' Education Coordinator, with the Outstanding Educator Award for increasing the Friends' education efforts.
Jeff and Ali Carithers, Friends' members, received the Conservation Partner Award for all the conservation practices on their land.
Read the full article here.
9th Annual Fish Fry - Friends Celebrates 25 Years!
A huge thank you to EVERYONE who helped to make our 9th Annual Fish Fry and 25th Anniversary Celebration a HUGE success. Thanks to our artists, live and silent auction donors, and all who sponsored and attended the event, and participated in the auctions! Following is a list of all who made this fabulous event possible.
- December 4 - Rain Barrel Workshop in Woodstock. Click here for more info.
- December 7 - FREE Project Wet Class for K-12 teachers and non-formal educators. See article or call 540-459-8550 for more details.
Federal Court Ruling Affirms Chesapeake Bay Blueprint
Press Release, September 13, 2013
(Annapolis, MD) Pennsylvania Federal Judge Sylvia Rambo today issued a ruling upholding Bay clean-up efforts, and rejecting the arguments of the Farm Bureau, the National Association of Home Buidlers, and other big agriculture interests. The ruling affirmed that EPA, working with the states, has the authority to set science-based pollution limits. READ MORE...
Indian Spring Wetland Receives 2013 Better Development Award from The Valley Conservation Council. READ MORE...