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Community Report
November 6, 2008

Saving Our Streams
Fairfax Green Breakfast - Protecting Headwater Streams
Protecting our streams protects our quality of life.
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In the News

In the News...

State [MD] to spend nearly $2 million to preserve 615 acres of sensitive Eastern Shore land Baltimore Sun; November 6 2008

Clean water advocates could hit motherlode with mine ruling Bay Journal, November 2008

EPA faulted on waterway pollution from sprawl Associated Press; October 15 2008

Newsletter Archive

Stormwater from roads travels to our streams.Saving Our Streams

When: Thursday, November 6 at 7:30 pm

Where: Bull Run Unitarian Church, 9350 Main Street, Manassas

Tom Dombrowski - PWC Public Works watershed restoration specialist - will talk about some innovative projects & successes rehabilitating stream corridors in Prince William County. Presentation followed by a community discussion. Bring your questions and share your views! Read more...

Headwaters of Powell's Creek Fairfax Green Breakfast - Protecting Headwater Streams

WHEN: Saturday, November 8 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Old Country Buffet, Fair City Mall at Route 236 (Main St.) and Pickett Road in Fairfax City

COST: About $9 for breakfast, pay cashier as you arrive.

Speaker: Judy Cronauer, Fairfax County Code Analysis Division of Land Development Services

Learn more about Fairfax County's initiative - developed through County staff, the Planning Commission Environment Committee and the Environmental Quality Advisory Council - to develop criteria for a regulatory approach to extending riparian buffers upstream of Resource Protection Areas (RPAs).

This project has included two meetings to engage the public in discussions of concerns and considerations that should be taken into account, such as how far upstream, buffer width, type of vegetation and allowed uses. A Work Group is using this information to develop recommendations.