May 20, 2020. During the past three months of 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. 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.