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N E W S   R E L E A S E

 

Oct. 18, 2013

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact:         

 

Dawn Oleksy, Environmental Coordinator
757-259-5375; dawn.oleksy@jamescitycountyva.gov

 

James City County announces winners of Fall 2013 Good Neighbor Environment Matching Grant awards

 

The James City Clean County Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the Fall 2013 Good Neighbor Environment Matching Grant program. Matching grants of up to $500 were awarded to the following neighborhoods or community groups to accomplish an environmentally sustainable landscape beautification project.

  • The Adams Hunt Conservation League will remove a dangerous tree in the buffer lot at the entrance to the neighborhood.
  • The Fenwick Hills HOA will implement “Fenwick Hills Goes Green” with native plants and solar lights at the entrance to the neighborhood, the park and other common areas.
  • The Greater First Colony Civic Association will expand their community garden.
  • The Greensprings Plantation HOA will plant sustainable landscaping at the Frances Berkeley entrance.
  • The Holly Ridge HOA will remove trees around the retention pond for stormwater facility maintenance.
  • The Lake Powell Forest HOA will plant trees in conservation areas to minimize water runoff.
  • The Monticello Woods HOA will plant sustainable landscaping at the entrance to the neighborhood.

 

For more information, call 757-259-5375.

 

Garden 1 Garden 2 Garden 3

 

Photo Caption: Greater First Colony Civic Association's expanded community garden.

 

 

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