Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District

Fairfax County, Virginia

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Our office is open 9AM-5PM M-F

703-324-1460 | TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway
Suite 905, Fairfax, VA 22035

Laura Grape, Executive Director

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WHAT WE DO

We promote soil and water conservation in Fairfax County and beyond. We are innovators. We promote hands-on conservation. We provide technical expertise. We develop young environmental leaders. We help you bring conservation home. We prevent pollution, reduce runoff and protect our streams and rivers.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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1:30PM, Start with a pile of lumber, a recycled pickle barrel, and assorted…

Soil and Water News

October 2018 Conservation Currents

October 4, 2018
The monthly edition of Conservation Currents has been released for October! Read about NVSWCD initiatives and events, explore a testimonial from a stream monitoring volunteer, and begin preparing your garden for winter with October's Conservation Currents. Click here to download October's Conservation Currents as a pdf.

August 25, 2018
The enrollment period for VCAP (Virginia Conservation Assistance Program) site visit applications for private property owners located in Fairfax County, City of Alexandria, and City of Fairfax is now CLOSED. Thanks for all the applications! CAP site visits requests for HOAs and places of worship in Fairfax County will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis. Interested in knowing when the program is open again? Please email conservationdistrict@fairfaxcounty.gov with your contact information to be informed of when the next round for site visit request applications will be open.

2018 Sustainable Garden Tour site at Booker Residence

May 11, 2018
Join us on Sunday June 10 from 1-5pm for NVSWCD's annual Sustainable Garden Tour! Get inspired to create a sustainable landscape at your home, school, or business! Local residents open their gardens and share their experiences landscaping with nature in mind. The 2018 Sustainable Garden Tour highlights gardens in the Falls Church-Fairfax area. Please enjoy each garden at your own pace. Visit as many or as few as you like. Free and open to all. Learn more about the garden tour and check out a preview of this year's sites by visiting the Sustainable Garden Tour page.