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A “Treemendous” Arbor Day for Several Schools

At J.W. Alvey Elementary and Leesylvania Elementary, students gathered under slightly soggy skies to mark Arbor Day, a day dedicated to tree planting. These ceremonies were two of several taking place at schools around the county. Each spring, members of the Board of County Supervisors select schools in their districts to receive a tree for planting on the school grounds. …

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Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation Awards Grant to Support Environment & Conservation Programs in PW County

Provided by Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation The Prince William Environmental Excellence Foundation recently received an environmental stewardship grant of $8,500 from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation. Funds will be allocated to support a wide variety of environmental science and natural resources conservation programs that are coordinated by the nonprofit organization. According to Harrison Glasgow, chairman of the Prince William-based foundation, …

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8th Annual Upper Occoquan River Cleanup Event

Provided by Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District On Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 9:00 a. m. until 2:00 p. m. (rain date April 29, 2017), Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition (PWTSC), a 501(c)3 organization, is conducting its 8th annual clean-up of the upper Occoquan River, from nine different sites along 25+ miles of the Occoquan River. The clean-up ranges …

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Get the Dirt on Compost—the Soil and Water Connection

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Solid Waste Division will host its annual Compost Awareness Day on April 30 from 10:00 a. m. to 2:00 p. m. at the Balls Ford Road Compost Facility. The day will feature two presentations, “From the Ground Up”, by celebrity gardener Lisa Ziegler of the Gardener’s Workshop Farm, at 11:00 a. …

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Volunteers Needed to Clean Occoquan River

Provided by Prince William Trails & Streams Coalition On Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 9:00 a. m. until 2:00 p. m. (rain date April 23, 2016), Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition (PWTSC), a 501(c)3 organization, is conducting its seventh annual clean-up of the upper Occoquan River, from nine different sites along 25+ miles of the Occoquan River. The clean-up ranges from …

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