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John Deere Publication, The Furrow, Highlights Fields of Gold

Fields of Gold Farm Trail members Laruel Fork Sapsuckers, Meadow Croft Farm, Mountain View Farm, Rockbridge Vineyards, and Showalter’s Orchard were featured among other Shenandoah Valley farmers in The Furrow’s March 2019 issue. The Furrow is the United State’s edition of the worldwide farm magazine published in 12 languages by […]

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CSPDC Receives FEMA Funds to Update Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management received $3,017,393 in pre and post-disaster mitigation grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. A portion of the awarded funds will go to the CSPDC to update the Central Shenandoah Valley All Hazards Mitigation Plan. The total cost of the Plan update is $101,385. […]

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50 Years of Transportation Planning

When Planning Districts formed in 1969, the highway system in the central Shenandoah Valley was just beginning to resemble what we know today. The last segment of Interstate 81 to be constructed in the CSPDC region, from Stuarts Draft to Harrisonburg, opened that same year. Interstate 64 from Staunton to […]

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Community Emergency Response Training

Would you like to help your neighbors and community in an emergency? CERT training being offered this Spring. Sign up now! Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County in partnership with the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission will be offering Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. from […]

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DEQ Hosts Brightfields Solar Conference: April 9-10

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), in partnership with Brownfield Listings, is hosting Brightfields 2019 – a solar conference – in Richmond, Virginia on April 9 and 10. This interactive two-day conference is a must-attend event for landowners, property managers, policy makers, solar developers, community leaders and individuals who are […]

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