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At CCLC, PATH made it happen

CCLC would like to thank the PATH Foundation for providing us with the financial support to lay the groundwork for our Seed-to-Table program through a just completed Make It Happen! grant.
Wild Ideas: Monarchs head south   

Monarch butterflies are migrating through our area. Have their numbers increased, or are we just more aware of them? Find out more about their migration in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Cover crop program signup

Agriculture program conservation funds are available from the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District for a variety of conservation practices, including cover crops for winter cover on crop fields.
Read me a river

At the annual field day sponsored by RappFLOW, high schoolers in the morning and sixth graders in the afternoon went from station to station, soaking up resource appreciation and protection.
Choose solar power, not corporate power

SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) has just revealed that solar accounted for 64 percent of new electric-generating capacity in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2016. That was more than coal, natural gas and nuclear combined.
Watershed work, well done

Marc Malik (second from left) receives a certificate of appreciation from RappFLOW board members (from left) Bev Hunter, Carolyn Thornton, Forrest Marquisee and Donna Marquisee.
Grazing along

In an effort to increase his farm’s profitability and reduce environmental impacts such as runoff and soil erosion, Flint Hill farmer Mike Sands began working with The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) in 2013.