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Greenbrier Valley District

   Greenbrier, Monroe, and Pocahontas

Serving Greenbrier, Monroe, and Pocahontas counties


District Manager:
Lynn Hutchison
179 Northridge Drive
Lewisburg, WV 24901
Phone: (304) 645-6173
Fax: (304) 645-4755
Email: GVCD@wvca.us
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CCD Board of Supervisors

District Supervisors

Chairperson
- Gary Sawyers

Vice-Chair
- Jerry Clifton

Secretary/Treasurer
- Carolyn Miller

Supervisor
- Avery Atkins

Supervisor
- Gary Truex

Supervisor
- Timothy VanReenen


Recent Activity

Approved GVCD Minutes February 16, 2017 - 3/17/17
posted by: Diana Hutchison

Click below to read the approved minutes of the GVCD Regular Board Meeting held on February 16, 2017.

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GVCD Rental Equipment Demonstration - 3/14/17
posted by: Diana Hutchison

The GVCD Rental Equipment Demonstration scheduled for March 15, 2017 has been POSTPONED due to the weather.  It will be rescheduled for a future date.



Bid Results - 3/8/17
posted by: Diana Hutchison

High bids on the pasture drag and aerator were as follows:

Pasture Drag          $1,855.55          David Kennedy

Aerator                   $1,655.55          David Kennedy



GVCD March Board Meeting - 3/7/17
posted by: Diana Hutchison

The Greenbrier Valley Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold its regular monthly board meeting on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Lewisburg USDA Service Center.  Included on the agenda:  Routine business; Follow-up on unfinished business; Agricultural Enhancement Program; 319 Water Quality Program; Committee reports and Cooperating Agency reports; Upcoming events and activities.   Complete agenda will be posted at the office three days prior to the meeting.  The public is welcome to attend.      



Conservation Farming School - 3/3/17
posted by: Diana Hutchison

Conservation Farming School

A Guide to Implementing Best Management Practices and

Keys to Obtaining Government Cost-Share Funding

Hosted by the Greenbrier Valley Conservation District, this five night series of classes will cover topics of Forage Management and Grazing Systems, Soils and Nutrient Management, Livestock Water and Irrigation Systems, Diversifying with Vegetable and Row Crops, and Best Management Practices for Conservation Planning. Classes will be held on the evenings of May 9,16,23,30, and June 6, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30 pm at a location to be determined in the Lewisburg area. Participants will receive a binder of information, soil probe, and pasture stick. The registration fee is $50 to cover administration cost and fees. Agriculture and science teachers may participate at no cost.

To register or acquire additional information, contact the Greenbrier Valley Conservation District at 304-645-6173.



2017 Conservation Photo Contest - 3/3/17
posted by: Diana Hutchison

Greenbrier Valley Conservation District announces the return of their Conservation Photo Contest for amateur photographers in Greenbrier, Monroe, and Pocahontas Counties.  The contest is part of the WV Association of Conservation Districts’ Conservation Photo Contest and the National Association of Conservation Districts’ Conservation Photo Contest.  Prizes will be awarded in an Adult category and a Youth category.  Winning entries will be submitted to the WVACD state level competition.  Entries must be received by June 1, 2017.

Click below for a printable flyer, guidelines, and entry forms. 

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WV DEP Junior Conservation Camp - 3/3/17
posted by: Diana Hutchison

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE

Junior Conservation Camp, sponsored by the WV Department of Environmental Protection, is held each year at Cedar Lakes in Ripley, WV for five days.   This year’s camp will be held June 19-23, 2017.

The camp is for youth between the ages of 11 and 14 and provides an opportunity for them to become knowledgeable about conservation and the environment. 

In an effort to help promote the camp and conservation among our youth, the Greenbrier Valley Conservation District will sponsor two students from each county in the district:  Monroe, Greenbrier, and Pocahontas.  Sponsorship will cover the $175 cost of the camp, which includes food and lodging.  Transportation and any other costs will be the responsibility of the parent or guardian. 

If you would like to recommend a student or students to be sponsored, please email gvcd@wvca.us by March 31, 2017.  Once all recommendations are received, they will be reviewed by the GVCD Board and campers will be selected.

Click below for a copy of the DEP's brochure.

 

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GVCD Rental Equipment Demonstration - 3/3/17
posted by: Diana Hutchison

GVCD RENTAL EQUIPMENT DEMONSTRATION

The Greenbrier Valley Conservation District will be hosting an interactive equipment field day on March 15, 2017 to demonstrate the specialized conservation related farm equipment they offer for rent.  The purpose of this event is to give farmers interested in using this equipment a chance to learn how to use, calibrate, and care for this equipment while it is in their possession.  Topics and speakers will include:  BBI Spreaders (lime/fertilizer, and poultry litter) – BBI Representative; Tye and Great Plains No-Till Seed Drills – TBD; Portable Livestock Scales – Don Dransfield, WVU Extension Service; Post Drivers- Brian Wickline, WVU Extension Service; Chemical Sprayers – Dennis Burns, WV Conservation Agency; Potato Planting & Harvesting Equipment – Rodney Walbrown, WVU Extension Service Retired.  Additionally, tips on using the sprayers for controlling wood invasive species will be discussed, as well as, planting recommendations including chemical herbicides and fertilizer use with the potato planting equipment.  Instruction will begin at 10am for each piece of equipment.  Lunch will be served from 12-1pm.  Live demonstrations of the equipment will be from 1-2pm.  There is no charge to attend; however, to ensure a seat and a lunch, it is requested that attendees RSVP by 10am on March 13, 2017 by calling the GVCD office at 304-645-6173 or emailing lhutchison@wvca.us.  The event will take place at the GVCD Equipment Lot at 178 Clearview Drive, Lewisburg.  It will be under-roof but outside, so dress accordingly.  Pesticide Recertification Credits are available. 

Click below for a printable flyer.



Accepting Bids on Equipment - 2/28/17
posted by: Diana Hutchison

ACCEPTING BIDS

Notice is hereby given that the Greenbrier Valley Conservation District (GVCD) will accept sealed bids for district owned property.  The property consists of:  a 2008 Gen-Till Model #800S Aerator and a 2008 HO Series Pasture Drag (to be sold separately).  All interested parties should submit a sealed bid(s) for the property to:

Greenbrier Valley Conservation District, Attn:  Lynn Hutchison – Property Bid, 179 Northridge Drive, Lewisburg, WV 24901

Bids must be received no later than March 6, 2017 at 4pm.  A separate bid must be submitted for each piece of property and the envelope should be marked “BID ENCLOSED.”  The property is available for examination at the GVCD equipment lot at 178 Clearview Drive in Lewisburg.  Please call 304-645-6173 to arrange an inspection. Bids will be opened on March 8, 2017 at the regular Equipment Committee meeting. The property will be awarded to the highest bidder.  The GVCD reserves the right to reject any or all bids and reserves the right to withdraw the property at any time prior to an award. All items must be paid for at the time of pickup.  All sales are final and are sold as is/where is.

 

Click below for printable flyers with photos.




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