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The West Virginia Envirothon 5th Topic is now posted on the Envirothon website. There are also instructions for oral presentations and tons of other useful information for teams and advisors.
West Virginia Envirothon
The West Virginia Envirothon is a conservation education program and competition for students in grades 9 through 12. The West Virginia Envirothon...
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West Virginia Department of Agriculture
Did you know that approximately 95% of West Virginia Farms are family owned? That's the highest in the U.S.!
(Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:32:29 +0000)
Summers County farmland protected from development - News - The Charleston Gazette - West...
HINTON, W.Va. -- A 175-acre tract of scenic farmland on the slopes of 3,500-foot-high Elk Knob in Summers County has been protected from development, thanks to the sale of a conservation easement made available through a partnership between the West Virginia Land Trust and the Summers County Farmlan...
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Upper Ohio Conservation District
*******Attention High School Seniors****** The Upper Ohio Conservation District is currently accepting applications for their Scholarship! Application Deadline is APRIL 1st, 2014. Eligibility: • Any high school senior who is a resident of Pleasant, Tyler, or Wetzel counties in West Virginia who is pursuing a degree in Agriculture, Forestry, Plant Science, Soils, Animal and Veterinary Science or any other agriculture related curriculum. • Only applicants with a 2.0 cumulative GPA (or greater) will be considered for this scholarship Award: There will be two $500.00 scholarships given in 2014. Funds will be awarded early in the seconded semester upon notification/documentation from the recipient that one semester has been successfully completed and the recipient is enrolled to attend second semester classes. For more details and/or an application please contact Lori Cochran, Administrative Officer at the Upper Ohio Conservation office (304) 758-2512 or 201 Underwood Street, Middlebourne, WV 26149
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Argiculture dinner planned at fire department - TheInterMountain.com | News, Sports, Jobs, WV,...
The Tygarts Valley Conservation District and West Virginia University Extension are pleased to present an Agricultural Dinner featuring Todd Clark, speaking on "The Economic and Other Benefits of Stackable Enterprises on Farms" on March 13 at the Belington Fire Department.
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Guyan Conservation District
The Guyan Conservation District provides various opportunities to farmers and homeowners throughout Boone, Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo and Wayne Counties
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West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference
The WV Urban Ag Conference will feature daylong hands-on workshops for home gardeners, urban homesteaders and urban farmers. Learn about garden basics, marketing farm products, home preserving and more. Featuring delicious, locally grown food; a local foods dinner; sustainable practices; an exhibit...
New Study Shows Restoration Efforts Can Improve Local Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay http://ow.ly/tYViu
New Insights: Science-based evidence of water quality improvements,...
Pollution-reducing practices can improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay and have already improved the health of local rivers and streams,...
(Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:23:45 +0000)
Project WET Foundation
Project WET is a Bozeman, Montana-based, 501(c)(3) with more than 25 years of experience. The Foundation’s mission is to reach children, young adults, parents, teachers, schools and communities of the world with water education. Project WET’s award-winning materials (activity guides for educators,...
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TIME FOR A SPRINT, SPOKE AND SPLASH TRIATHLON
The Coal River Group needs your help. Register for our April 12, 2014 Triathlon. Its a fund raiser for the restoration of the Coal Rivers.
Happy Valentines Day! Hope everyone gets to spend time with loved ones today.
-Photo courtesy of Capitol Conservation District.
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If you are planning on participating in this years WV Envirothon, you should head over to their facebook page and check out some of the upcoming training opportunities. While your there you can like the page to get status updates straight to your news feed.
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USDA Blog » The President Signs the Farm Bill: “A Jobs Bill, an Innovation Bill, a Research...
Take a look at five ways the Farm Bill strengthens our economy -- and if you learn something new, pass it on. (Click to enlarge)