Oyster Gardeners training September 18
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) needs volunteer oyster gardeners living on the Northern Neck or Middle Peninsula to grow oysters alongside docks for restoration and return them next year to be planted on sanctuary oyster reefs in local waterways.
Menhaden working group to meet September 23
The informal working group on menhaden management in Virginia co-chaired by Senators Ralph S. Northam (D-Norfolk) and Richard H. Stuart (R-Westmoreland) will meet for the second time on Thursday September 23rd in Fredericksburg.
Humane Society shelter celebrates 1st anniversary
On Saturday, August 28, the Gloucester Mathews Humane Society (which, despite its name, serves the three counties of Middlesex, Gloucester and Mathews) celebrated the first anniversary of its new shelter.
Nelson becomes Eagle Scout
Joe Sherman Nelson, son of Alice and Todd Nelson of Wake, earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouting, during an Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony last Thursday at the Christ Church Parish House.
Educational day at the Hartfield firehouse
“Thanks to all the parents and grandparents who brought their kids and grandkids out for this event,” said an event spokesperson. “The younger kids got to color pictures dealing with escaping from their house in case of a fire, and the older kids made and colored pictures about ‘Stop Drop and Roll.’”