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Ponds & Lakes

Celebration in Madison VA

by Staff March 28, 2011

Graves Mountain Lodge in Madison VA is hosting its annual Heritage Days celebration.   This year the activities will take place over a 2-day period on the weekend of April 2-3.  The event packs activities for children and adults who want to enjoy the out-of-doors.   The Rose River and the Robinson River are stocked for the occasion, [...]


Virginia Upgrades Rules For Phosphorus and Nitrogen

by Staff February 22, 2011

We’ve just done some research for our residential clients… about the recent Virginia Senate bill to phase out the use of phosphorus in lawn fertilizers by 2013.  You can see the details of that article HERE.  Another topic under scrutiny is the impact of nitrogen on the overall health of the environment.   A deficiency of [...]


Building a Pond in Virginia

by Gayle October 5, 2010

Quite often when showing farms and land throughout Virginia, I am asked about what’s involved or how difficult is it to build a pond? Unfortunately there is no quick or easy answer. A political answer of “It depends” is about all I can say! There are two types of ponds that can be built which [...]