Learn how to steward our most important natural resource
Learn about the Virginia Conservation Assistance Program with program coordinator, Blair Blanchette of the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board. VCAP offers property owners technical assistance, advice, and financial incentives for installing projects to reduce runoff. Peggy Singlemann and Blair talk at Rappahannock High School in Richmond County and view a new rain garden installed in the school's parking lot with assistance from VCAP.
Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger explores runoff on a large scale with Megen Dalton of the Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation Districtand Cory Guilliams of the Natural Resources Conservation Serviceat Hone Quarry Dam in Rockingham County to learn how dams work to protect lives and property.
Serome Hamlin shares tips for getting started with drip irrigation and Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger explains methods to be more water-wise in the vegetable garden.