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Portion Of Four Mile Run Trail Closed For Repairs On May 30 And 31

May 25, 2018

On Wednesday, May 30, and Thursday, May 31, the City of Alexandria will close a portion of the Four Mile Run Trail for crack repairs. This work was originally slated for May 16 and 17, but was rescheduled due to weather conditions.    

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June 2018 Public Education Programs – Master Gardeners Of Northern Virginia

May 25, 2018

The following are public education events for June 2018. They are free, open to all.  For more information click here.  

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Tips To Save Money And Protect Our Local Streams

May 25, 2018

Proper lawn and garden care is an essential part of protecting water quality and the health of our local streams, the Potomac River, and Chesapeake Bay.

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Volunteer For 30th Annual Clean The Bay Day – Saturday, June 2

May 23, 2018

Thousands of volunteers will join together across Virginia this June to clean up litter along waterways from the Eastern Shore to the Blue Ridge Mountains in celebration of the 30th annual Clean the Bay Day. The shoreline cleanup in Alexandria is on Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Oronoco Bay Park (100 Madison Street). 

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The Commonwealth Of Virginia Issues A Request For Proposals To Support Offshore Wind Industry Development

May 23, 2018

Governor Ralph Northam announced today that the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy has posted a Request For Proposals seeking qualified contractors to help deploy strategies that will strengthen Virginia’s position in attracting the offshore wind supply chain and service industry to the Commonwealth.

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FERC Should Stand By Its Order

May 22, 2018

Atlantic Coast Pipeline developers today submitted a response to a Federal Regulatory Energy Commission request for more information after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit vacated a permit issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the project. The Southern Environmental Law Center issued the following statement in response to that letter and submitted a letter to FERC.

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Jerome Buddie Ford Nature Center Announces Spring Programs

May 17, 2018

The Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities' Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center, 5750 Sanger Avenue, is offering several new and exciting programs in May and June. The Center offers a variety of programs and events throughout the year for both children and adults.

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Court Invalidates Incidental Take Statement, Halting Construction On Atlantic Coast Pipeline

May 16, 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has issued a decision in a case brought by Defenders of Wildlife, Virginia Wilderness Committee and Sierra Club and argued by the Southern Environmental Law Center that requires all construction and any activity associated with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline halt immediately.

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Portion Of Four Mile Run Trail Closed For Repairs On May 16 And 17

May 15, 2018

UPDATE: The Four Mile Run Trail work slated for this week has been postponed due to weather.

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King Street Complete Streets Project Earns Kudos From Smart Growth America

May 11, 2018

The City of Alexandria's King Street Complete Streets Project was named one of the Best Complete Streets Initiatives of 2017 by Smart Growth America.

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