GOOSE CREEK CONTEST
2020 is the Goose Creek Association 50th Anniversary of the Virginia "Scenic River" designation program through the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. Their annual photo contest is now open. This year, the Rivers & Waterways category is exclusive to designated Virginia scenic rivers. The Goose Creek is a state designated Scenic River.
This is a magnificent approach to emphasize the 50th anniversary of the Virginia Scenic Rivers Program. The annual contest promotes the preservation and protection of our stunning resources.
The deadline to submit photos is July 31, 2020. To submit a photo of the Goose Creek visit Scenic Virginia for details and an entry form.
THE LATEST FROM UPPERVILLE
Reverend Jonathan V. Adams will become the new rector at Trinity Episcopal Church in Upperville.
Adams has been the Associate Rector for Missions and Pastoral Care at St. Martinís Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas since 2016.
He was the founding Rector for Village Church Vinings in Atlanta, Georgia from 2010-2016 and Director of Student Ministries and the Priest in Charge at the Church of the Apostles in Atlanta from 2003-2010.
He lived part time in Eastern Europe as Director of Missions and Development while working with youth leaders in Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Russia, Serbia, Moldova, Italy and Ukraine from 1998-2004.
THE LAND TRUST OF VIRGINIA
Sally Price, executive director of the Middleburg based Land Trust of Virginia recently hosted a virtual garden party for the organization.
To view/attend the party, click here:
ANOTHER CONSERVATION VICTORY
One hundred and thirty-two acre in the town of Windsor, Virginia within Isle of Wight County is now perpetually protected with a Conservation Easement donated by NERD Farms, LLC to the Land Trust of Virginia (LTV). This is the second donation of a conservation easement to LTV by NERD Farms, LLC (the Blackwell family). Their first donation, of 165 acres in 2019, is located in
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