Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District (NVSWCD)


Working for clean streams and protected natural resources in Fairfax County

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Technical Information/Services

Solving Drainage and Erosion Problems: A Guide for Homeowners
Drainage & Erosion on Private Property
Pond Management: A private pond in Fairfax County.
Pond Management
Rain Gardens, Green Roofs and Low Impact Development (LID) Practices: Rain garden profile.
Rain Gardens & LID Practices
Soils Information: Soil core sample.
Soils Information
Stream Restoration: Man measures height of eroded stream bank.
Stream Restoration
& Stabilization
Suburban Horse Farm Management: Family gets advice at horse farm.
Suburban Horse
Farm Mgmt

Stewardship & Education Opportunities

NVSWCD offers many stewardship and education opportunities. We encourage you to get involved.

Conservation in the Community


For Students & Teachers


Volunteer



Conservation Information/Publications

Rain Garden Design and Construction Guide - click to download.
Earth Friendly Suburban Horse Farms - click to download.
Residential Low Impact Landscaping Handbook - click to download.
Conservation Currents, NVSWCD's Award-Winning Newsletter - click to read current and past articles.
You & Your Land - click to go to online version.
Simple Things You Can Do To Clean Up Our Urban Streams and the Chesapeake Bay - click to download.
 

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