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Notice of Intent to Award: 2015 Virginia Nutrient Management Plan Writing for Golf Courses. DCR plans to award funding, through a competitive process, for nutrient management plan-writing on golf courses throughout Virginia.

Notice of Intent to Award: 2014 Virginia Chesapeake Bay Agricultural Resource Management Plan Development. DCR plans to award funding, through a competitive process, to develop certified resource management plans (RMPs) for agricultural operations in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Cover of Natural Area Preserve access booklet.New Natural Area Preserves Public Access Guide just printed.

Virginia Cave and Karst Trail stops announced.

Two DCR projects - Natural Bridge becoming a state park and release of the Virginia Outdoors Plan - cited in Gov. McAuliffe's 100 Days Report.

Resource Management Planning Program, a voluntary approach to agricultural certainty, is taking shape.

All golf courses in Virginia must have nutrient management plans by July 1, 2017. Read FAQs for plan development and grant opportunities.

Use this online atlas to learn about Virginia's rare butterflies, dragonflies, skippers, damselflies and moths. It's a joint project between DCR and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

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