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Stewardship Guide

The NAPS “Stewardship Guide” is a free 20-page brochure packed with information for homeowners on how to be good stewards of our county and waterways.

The guide includes a simple county map showing the location of important features, and pages devoted to: 

  • Why our waterways are impaired

  • How to maintain septic systems

  • Best landscaping practices

  • Shoreline maintenance

  • The importance of marshes

  • How to enjoy the water responsibly

  • Where our domestic water is derived,

  • Links to important County, State and Federal agencies concerned with the Chesapeake Bay.

Paddler's Guide

Did you know there are 26 launch sites for canoes/kayaks between the Yeocomico River and Indian Creek? NAPS has prepared a “Paddler’s Guide to Northumberland County.” A master map and 5 detailed area maps include information on public launch sites, waterway features, marinas, motels, museums, and other information. 


NAPS News updates members on its programs, events and initiatives. Read or download the latest issue or archived issues (pdf)...

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Important Links

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