Virginia Cooperative Extension Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act
Join Virginia Cooperative Extension as it celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially established the National Cooperative Extension System. Activities are being planned throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to commemorate the centennial in 2014. Events will be held in local communities, recognition of our Extension volunteers, and even a Virginia Cooperative Extension Day on May 8! Check this site frequently for periodic centennial updates and articles about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and events.
2014 Virginia Pesticide Disposal Program
Date: August 29, 2014
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: York County Operations Center, 100 County Dr., Grafton, VA 23692
Cost: Free and open to public, completed registration form required
This program is for the disposal of unwanted and outdated pesticides currently stored by agricultural producers, licensed pesticide businesses, certified applicators, golf courses and homeowners. This program accepts: agricultural pesticides, commercial pesticides, homeowner pesticides, weed and feed, and pesticide dilutions. This program will not accept: medical waste, radioactive waste, ammunition, tires, biological waste, contaminated waste, paint, oil, fertilizer, and batteries.
You can pick up a registration form from the VCE-Hampton Office, 1919 Commerce Dr., Ste. 340, Hampton, VA 23666. Return completed registration forms to: Jeffrey Rogers, VDACS-OPS, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218, fax 804-786-9149, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, contact VDACS-Office of Pesticide Services at 804-371-6561 or visit www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pesticides/disposal.
Hampton Master Gardeners are available on the following days & times to answer any type of lawn, garden, or plant questions you may have.
Monday's - 8:30am - 11:30am
Tuesday's - 9:00am - 11:00am
Thursday's - 9:00am-11:00am & 2:00pm-4:00pm
Friday's - 9:00am-11:00am
Please contact our VCE-Hampton office at 757-727-1401.
Virginia Master Naturalist Program Cohort 8
The Peninsula Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists is now accepting applications for their sixth cohort of trainees! The Virginia Master Naturalist program is a statewide corps of volunteers providing education, outreach, and service for the benefit of the Commonwealth's natural resources and natural areas. See the "About Us" page of the chapter's website for details and application information: http://vmnpeninsula.weebly.com/.
Virginia Master Naturalist Program Brochure (PDF | 1MB)