During the past couple months during the Covid-19 outbreak the Natural Bridge SWCD has been hard at work getting Agricultural Best Management Practices on the ground. Half a dozen contracts have been written up allocating over 260,000 dollars. Utilizing proper social distancing the staff has been able to conduct site visits to inspect and sign off on existing projects.

Natural Bridge SWCD has allocated over $400,000 in fiscal year 2020. This includes implementing over 30 different types of Agricultural Best Management Practices; these practices help reduce erosion and non-point sources of pollution within Rockbridge County.

September 10, 2019

Rockbridge residents whose properties contain springs are being asked to contact the Natural Bridge Soil and Water Conservation District. The district is nearing completion of the current phase of a project to produce a comprehensive inventory of springs in the Maury R...

January 5, 2017

November 3, 2016 the Strategic Plan Workshop was held.  The forum was conducted with the aid and expertise of an experienced facilitator, Tim Ruebke, Executive Director of the Fairfield Center in Harrisonburg.  Strategic Planning takes place every 4 years.  Information...

January 5, 2017

THE CLEAN WATER FARM AWARD

The Natural Bridge Soil and Water Conservation District held their Annual Conservation Awards Dinner on October 19, 2016.  The event was held at the Holiday Inn Express in Lexington.  The 2016 Clean Water Farm Award was presented to Vest Farms...

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