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New Executive Director to Lead Water Stewardship

Dr. Anna Roberts will join Water Stewardship, Inc. (WSI) an Annapolis, Maryland based, science-focused, nonprofit, on January 13, 2014. Dr. Roberts, formerly of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia, joins WSI after 27 years as Senior Research Scientist for the Victoria Department of Primary Industries Rutherglen Research Centre. Dr. Roberts stated “I am thrilled to be joining WSI […]

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Water Stewardship, Inc. (WSI) will partner with the Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District (ESSWCD)

Water Stewardship, Inc. (WSI) will partner with the Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District (ESSWCD) on a 2013 National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund Implementation grant titled "Virginia Bay Act Compliance and Water Quality Improvements." The Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act, commonly known as the Bay Act in Virginia was adopted by […]

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WSI to partner on a 2013 National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grant

Water Stewardship, Inc. (WSI) will be a partner on a 2013 National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund Implementation grant. The grant "Water, Food and Farm Commons: Collectively Improving Watershed Health and Nutrient Pollution across the Shenandoah and Rappahannock River Basins" is being led by Virginia Cooperative Extension in Harrisonburg, VA. The project […]

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New Chesapeake Bay Trust Intern

Ms. Stephanie Fong has been selected as a Chesapeake Conservation Corps intern to work with WSI for the next year. Ms. Fong is a recent graduate of UCLA with a degree in molecular biology, but her passions lie with plants and food. Having graduated in three years she decided to fill her gap year (pre-graduate […]

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Farm Tour – September 10, 2013 in Lurray, Virginia

Three farms participating in the WSI assessment, verification and continuous improvement program will be highlighted in "A Vegetable Production, Marketing and Water Quality Program" tour starting at 9:00 AM. The tour is part of the "Creating a Culture of Conservation from Farm to Table for Water Quality and Agricultural Community Sustainability" project. There is no […]

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Second participating farmer video

Another "Creating a Culture of Conservation from Farm to Table for Water Quality and Agricultural Community Sustainability" This is the second participating farmer video. David Sours of Public House Produce in Luray, Virginia is a participant in the Farm to Table project. David's runs a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operation consisting of mixed produce and […]

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Dale Gardner appointed to Sustainable Chesapeake Board

Dale Gardner, WSI Chesapeake Agricultural Program Coordinator, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for Sustainable Chesapeake. The mission of Sustainable Chesapeake is "Environmental solutions that benefit farms, urban neighborhoods and the Chesapeake Bay". More information on Sustainable Chesapeake can be found at: http://www.sustainablechesapeake.org/contact.html

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Creating a Culture of Conservation from Farm to Table for Water Quality and Agricultural Community Sustainability

Jenny and Millard Driver of JMD Farm is located in Staunton, Virginia. The farm is a participant in the Farm to Table project. It is a mixed produce and animal operation. This includes grass-fed beef and lamb, wooded pork, and free range poultry. A video of their operation can be viewed below: http://buylocalshenvalley.org/creating-a-culture-of-conservation-jenny-and-millard-driver-jmd-farm/

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WSI Strategic Plan

WSI has developed a new Strategic Plan as the organization moves forward. a concise version of the Strategic Plan

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On Farm Nutrient Balancing – Real Science, Real Solutions

WSI was one of the sponsors for the On Farm Nutrient Balancing – Real Science, Real Solutions workshop held in Dayton, VA on March 15, 2012. The workshop featured Dr. Andrew Sharpley, world renowned specialist in manure and phosphorous from the University of Arkansas, and Dr. Rory Maguire, manure specialist from VA Tech, Chris Lawrence […]

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