December 10, 2011–Christmas Party is the December Chapter Meeting

Instead of our December 7th meeting at the Sun Trust Bank, we will have our December Chapter Meeting on December 10th at the Chapter President’s house (Rob’s – 46 Ridge Pointe Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22405), and in lieu of a full meeting, it is really a Christmas Party – come join us and celebrate!!  We will announce the Chapter’s Member of the Year winner at the party – starts at 6:oo PM

November 2, 2011–Rapidan Chapter Meeting Minutes

Hi All-The Rapidan TU chapter meeting was held at 7:30pm Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at Sun Trust Bank in Warrenton. Eighteen members were present. The meeting was called to order at 7:30pm, and after introductions around the room, the speaker (Larry Dunn)  was introduced by Chuck Hoysa (also JMSWCD).

Larry Dunn manages the John Marshall Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) in Fauquier County. His office’s job is to protect soil & water; specifically to provide technical assistance to farmers, establish soil conservation practices, and provide conservation education. He basically gets livestock out of the water/creeks through road hardening, fences & riparian buffers(35′), wells, amd ice-free geothermal watering troughs. He has a annual budget of ~$600K. Read more »