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McAuliffe Announces Major Milestone In Transitioning Government Vehicles To Alternative Fuels

July 26, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that 319 state and local government vehicles have been transitioned to alternative fuel in the Commonwealth. This announcement exceeds the Governor’s 300 vehicle goal by the end of the Administration and is a major milestone in the progress toward a low-carbon clean fuel alternatives Virginia.

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August Virginia Cooperative Extension Public Education Programs

July 21, 2017

Garden Talk at Arlington Central Library: Food Preservation Wednesday, Aug. 2, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Arlington Central Library, 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington VA 22201 Learn how to freeze, can, dehydrate, & ferment so you can savor fresh summer flavors this winter.   Free. No registration necessary. Presented with the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). Garden Talk at

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Virginia To Receive $834,991 From NOAA To Reduce Impacts Of Storm Flooding

July 14, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia will receive $834,991 in federal funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  in Coastal Resilience Grant appropriations to reduce the impacts of storm flooding through natural and nature-based infrastructure in the Commonwealth.

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Applications For Volunteer Training For Fall 2017 Class Of Arlington Regional Master Naturalists Due August 15

July 6, 2017

You can make a difference in our community by becoming a Master Naturalist volunteer. The Virginia Master Naturalist program prepares volunteers to provide education, citizen science, and outreach to conserve and manage natural resources and public lands.

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Beyer Leads 70+ Representatives In Push To Extend Comment Period For Waters Of The United States Rule

June 30, 2017

Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) and a group of over 70 Members of Congress today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to extend the comment period to revise or rescind the Clean Water Rule.

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July Education Programs From Virginia Cooperative Extension

June 21, 2017

July programs presented by Virginia Cooperative Extension. Open to the public 

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Alexandria City Council Reaffirms Commitment To Combat Climate Change

June 20, 2017

On June 13, the Alexandria City Council unanimously adopted a resolution reaffirming its full commitment to combat climate change and adapt to its unavoidable adverse impacts. This action follows the City's move, on June 2, to join the Mayors' National Climate Action Agenda.

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Safely Enjoy Local Streams with Your Dog This Summer And Protect The Chesapeake Bay

June 20, 2017

Summer in Alexandria is a great time to get outside with your dog. The City has many parks, open space areas, and fenced and unfenced dog parks that you can enjoy with your dog.

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Growing Cut Flowers In Your Garden

June 15, 2017

Come discuss ways to create a garden that is attractive, fragrant, sustainable and offers material year-round for the vase. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia is offering a free lecture on Monday, June 26, 7-8:30 p.m., at Burke Library.

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Observing Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week: June 3-11

June 5, 2017

The City of Alexandria invites residents and others in observing Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week: June 3-11. Everyone can help protect the Bay.

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