Tag: shenandoah resource conservation and development council

Conservation in the spotlight

The Shenandoah Resource Conservation and Development Council will join fellow RC&D Councils throughout the United States to commemorate RC&D Week, which runs from Sept. 19-25, 2010. RC&D Week is held annually to celebrate the success of the RC&D Program nationwide. During RC&D week, the Shenandoah RC&D Council will be presented with the Southeastern Association’s “Outstanding […]

Conservation efforts in Valley get big boost

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   The Verona-based Shenandoah Resource Conservation and Development Council has received a three-year partnership agreement worth $720,000 annually to help farmers with conservation practices. The funds were provided through the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative. Shenandoah RC&D Chairman John Eckman said funds “present a real opportunity […]

New website touts locally-produced wood products

The Shenandoah Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council’s Forestry Committee announces a new “Local Woods” web-based directory that features locally-produced wood products, public parks and forests in the Shenandoah Valley, and sources of local forestry assistance for private woodland owners.