The Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District, which geographically includes all of Madison County, recently recognized Carolyn Smith with its Annual Forest Landowner Award in recognition of Ms. Smith’s significant investment in forest management and pollinator habitat development.
Last Saturday, I spent the afternoon performing an act that comes easily to all Southern gentlemen. No, I didn’t finish off the grits at break…
Virginia Tech will soon test the nationwide potential of paying farmers to practice more sustainable agriculture.
Fire crews are working to steer a growing wildfire away from Yosemite National Park's legendary giant sequoias, taking protective measures like installing a sprinkler system to dampen the ground around one of the park's most famous trees.
Solar farm threatens rivers, forests
Judging by overhead drone footage, the fire covered between 30 and 40 acres, an official said.
The Greene County Planning Commission will hold a public work session regarding the comprehensive plan review prior to their regular meeting o…
Protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest, known as America's Amazon, will reportedly be lifted, allowing "logging and other forms of development."
On Saturday evening, the estate of the fourth U.S. president will open its doors and send pyrotechnics aloft to celebrate its recent conservation of more than 1,900 acres of historic ground.
President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.
In 2016, the supervisors decided no longer to accept parcels into argicultural-forestal districts that couldn’t be developed under existing zoning. And now they have decided to tell property owners in the Hardware Agricultural-Forestal District that if they can’t subdivide their property under existing zoning, they may be kicked out of the district in 2024.
Trodding deliberately through an oak grove and the dynamic air of a fading season, swollen neck and tined, bone-white crown extended in hot-bl…
Nearly 200 acres of forested land in Albemarle County has been donated to the Land Trust of Virginia and will be protected in perpetuity.
The owners of Glenmary Farm have chosen to permanently protect 382 acres of their land through a conservation easement with the Piedmont Environmental Council, Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District and the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.