Late winter rains like we’ve been experiencing collect as vernal pools, temporary breeding grounds for salamanders and frogs.
Articles by Inigo Howlett
One of the Northern Neck’s main drivers of land conservation has acquired a new property.
Two hundred and forty-three acres of land has been added to Rappahannock River National Wildlife Refuge.
February 27th marks the anniversary of the Leedstown Resolves, an early step in the road to American Independence.
The DAW Theatre was built in the 1930s, originally for live performances and music. It was Tappahannock’s movie theater throughout the middle of the last century.
A fatal agricultural accident in the Northern Neck reminds us why farming continues to be one of Virginia’s most dangerous professions.
Home to the only brothers to sign the Declaration of Independence, Stratford Hall was also the birthplace of Robert E. Lee. Museum director John Bacon understands, “The most famous and prominent Lee will always be Robert E. Lee.”
Stratford has worked in recent years to develop programming illuminating the history of the Lees and the slaves they owned. Bacon says, “The mission of Stratford is clear. We preserve and present the history of the Lee family, and we preserve and present the history of their surrounding community.”
The mild winter meant most of Virginia’s hives reached spring with large populations. However, Virginia’s honey season is short, from April to June. A late cold snap cut into this critical time. In the Northern Neck, some bees had to be removed removed from a historic house.
The mild winter meant most of Virginia’s hives reached spring with large populations. However, Virginia’s honey season is short, from April to June. A late cold snap cut into this critical time. Some bees being removed from a historic house.
This bee hive was doing great, with an estimated sixty thousand residents. Unfortunately they were inside the wall of an 1830s house. Doug Hancock of Gateway Beekeepers Association states why he got into beekeeping.
The Rappahannock Tribe joined environmental advocates in a recent ceremony to celebrate a donation of land on their original territory. The gift will be used to expand a program that preserves ancestral knowledge and traditions. From Warsaw, 88.9 WCVE’s Inigo Walker Howlett has more for Virginia Currents.