“Done,” now writes Garrick Giebel of the Warrenton-based Boots ‘n Beer Hiking club, which descended on the trash heap on President’s Day. The Park provided trash bags, equipment and a truck to pick it all up.”
Last Saturday was awe-inspiring, an eye opener for any person that watched in amazement or marched alongside the rainbow of humanity! I was one small part of over half a million exercising their rights to march and free speech.
It's not often I get to share good news this quickly into the Virginia General Assembly, but yesterday was one of the more surprising and rewarding days I've spent in Richmond. HB 1470 was tabled in subcommittee!
The Piedmont Environmental Council and allies have worked in good faith with the legislature in previous years to make modest changes and cuts to the program in order to head off threats of larger cuts.
The October Homesteaders of America conference will feature demonstrations on blacksmithing, quilting, canning and preserving, wild game trapping, off grid living, solar power, gardening, holistic health, dairy animals, soaps and salves, ethical meat, bushcrafting, and much more.
Former Rappahannock County administrator John W. McCarthy will start the new year on the staff of Piedmont Environmental Council.
Rappahannock County photographer Joyce Harman’s sublime panorama of the sky and the historic slave quarters at Ben Venue Farm was voted the winner of the Piedmont Environmental Council’s seventh annual PEC Photo Contest last week.
At the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual awards dinner, two Rappahannock residents were among those honored for demonstrating leadership in the stewardship of local soil and water resources.
In this week’s Wild Ideas column, two Rappahannock residents discover reptile eggs in their compost pile, but from which species?
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.
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.
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.
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.
It's almost October and there is a lot going on. Check out The Rapp to stay in the loop.
For those of us who do not consider ourselves birders, just sorting out common species can be a challenge, and the rarer ones even more so, as Pam Owen explores in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Richard Brady is hoping by the time you read this we will have been blessed with a little rain, and remembers those trips to Dad's 18-foot, hand-dug well in Pullentown.