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January 1, 2017

NAPS was established on June 3, 1989 with the following statement: “The general purposes of the Corporation shall be charitable and educational activities to further the orderly and progressive development of Northumberland County’s land and water resources.” Th...

January 1, 2017

NAPS is planning on putting out another version of its very successful NAPS Stewardship Journal. The previous edition had two articles on climate change and two on Bay ecology written by three of our members for a total of six pages. We are planning on a differe...

December 30, 2016

The local Citizens Climate Lobby group had 5 persons attend the recent annual Virginia conference to discuss coordinated actions of the several Virginia chapters and to get an update on progress in the Congress. The CCL national organization is optimistic about...

September 19, 2016

In 2048 Northumberland County will be 400 years old. To look ahead, NAPS is teaming-up with Shauna McCranie of the Northumberland Public Schools, including the Middle School “Community Problem Solvers” and “Talented and Gifted” group of students, in writing a Jo...

September 19, 2016

We are very fortunate that we live here in the Northern Neck. Although we are less impacted by various aspects of ongoing climate change than many other places in the U.S., we are still vulnerable to many by-products. Following is a summary of our vulnerabilitie...

September 19, 2016

The Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) organization is best described as an independent associate of NAPS. IRS does not allow NAPS to provide any financial support of CCL. However, the CCL goals of creating a livable planet are congruent with the NAPS goals of conserv...

July 10, 2016

During the month of April, a display of climate change literature was on view in the vestibule of the Northumberland Public Library. A picture of part of the display is shown to the right.

The display consisted of seven categories of books with a page description...

March 14, 2016

The Paris Climate Conference, formally known as the 21st Conference of the Parties, or COP21 ended on December 12, 2015 with a 31 page signed agreement between 195 nations. Final agreement will occur in April after at least 55 countries have formally signed it.

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