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- 2014 YRSCB Steering Committee Members

Roundtables generally involve a wide range of participants such as:

  • Elected officials
  • Local government staff
  • Agricultural community
  • Planning district commissions
  • Business and industry
  • Water and sewer utilities
  • Commercial fishermen
  • Planning district commissions
  • Soil and water conservation districts
  • Developers
  • Interested citizens
  • Environmental groups
  • Tourism and recreational groups
  • State and federal agency staff
  • Public service authorities
  • University researchers and professors


Center for Coastal Resources Management at The Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Colonial Soil and Water Conservation District
Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District
Department of Conservation and Recreation
Department of Environmental Quality
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
Hampton Roads Sanitation District
Hanover Caroline Soil and Water Conservation District
Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission
Natural Resouces Conservation Service - USDA
Richmond Regional Planning District Commission
Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District
Three Rivers Environmental Educators
Tidewater Resource, Conservation and Development Council
Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District
TriCity County Soil and Water Conservation District
Virginia Cooperative Extention
Virginia Watersheds Alliance


Tributary Strategies Links

Baywide Tributary Strategy Tools
York and Small Coastal Basin Tributary Strategies (PDF 4.1 MB - Right click link and "Save Target As" for slower connections)
Critical Questions for Discussion


Legislative Links

Nutrient Trading Bills HB2862 and SB1275.
Virginia's Water Cleanup Plan and HB1150
Chesapeake Bay Commission January 2007 Minutes
Virginia Conservation Network
Virginia Legislative Services - Coastal Section

Funding Links

Chesapeake Bay Local Assistance Competitive Grants
The Virginia Land Conservation Foundation Grant
EPA Funding Resources
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation- Chesapeake Bay Small Watersheds Grant Program
Chesapeake Bay Trust Grants



Department of Conservation and Recreation's Introduction and Expanded Programs List.
The Department of Conservation and Recreation also has information on Best Management Practices (BMPs), Virginia's Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) and the Water Quality Improvement Act (WQIA).
Low Impact Developments (LIDs) EPA - Hydrologic Analysis and Design Strategies.
Low Impact Development Center- Webpage and Urban Design Tool.
Directory of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and map


Related Articles

The Virginian Pilot - "Virginia program to let facilities trade water-pollution credits"
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation - "CBF Applauds Bay Cleanup Bills Signed by Governor"





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