Language Interpretation Services Now Available
If you have limited English skills, do not let that stop you from visiting an Extension office. If you have difficulty speaking or understanding English, our staff can serve you by connecting you to one of our Extension agents through a telephone-based interpreter. Interpretation for more than 200 languages is provided. This service is free to our clients. Read more
2016 Lynchburg Area Home Water Testing
Does your water come from a well, spring, or cistern?
Do you want to learn more about the quality of your water?
How it works:
At a brief informational meeting, pick up a sample kit and get instructions to collect your household water sample.
Collect a sample from your tap at home and complete a short questionnaire.
Drop off sample at a designated location and time.
About four (4) weeks later, come back to get your confidential test results, an explanation of what the numbers mean, and information on how to handle any problems that are present.
2016 Lynchburg Area Home Water Testing Flyer (PDF | 716KB)
Additional 2016 Lynchburg Area Home Water Testing Information (PDF | 93KB)
Hill City Master Gardeners
Volunteers who work with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service to improve gardening skills throughout the community through education. Program objectives are implemented through the training of local volunteers known as Master Gardeners. We collaborate with Extension to conduct youth and community education; establish and maintain demonstration gardens; organize a Home Visit team; and provide a speakers bureau. We work with special audiences in the community for youth and community outreach of a horticultural nature. We recruit and educate new Master Gardener candidates for effective volunteering. Master Gardeners are local volunteers in your community who work with the Virginia Cooperative Extension service to increase the availability of horticultural information and improve your community’s quality of life through various horticultural projects. For more information, please visit our website: www.hcmga.com
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