Consortium Event


Consortium Meeting in Farmville on May 23, 2024

Location: Moton Museum, 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville, VA

10:00am – Noon: Steering Committee Member Meeting 

Consortium Member Meeting 12:00-4:30pm 

12:00-12:30pm: Lunch

12:30-2:00pm: Presentations and Discussions

  • State Buffer Action Plan – Caitlin Verdu, Virginia Department of Forestry
  • Panel: Riparian Buffers in Farmville and the Piedmont Soil & Water Conservation District
    • Kevin Dunn, BMP Conservation Specialist, Piedmont SWCD
    • Jay Wilkerson, Horticulturist, Town of Farmville
    • Miller Adams, DOF Forester, Caroline County

2:00-4:30pm: Field Visits

  • Network time at Moton Museum with snacks and an opportunity to view museum exhibits
  • Field Visit presentations at Moton Museum followed by the option to visit either a more urban buffer planted under the James River Buffer Program at a local park or an agricultural buffer planted under the Virginia Agricultural Cost-Share Program.