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SPOTTED LANTERNFLY INFORMATION
Believed to be native to China, the Spotted Lanternfly was first discovered in the U.S. in Berks County, Pennsylvania, in 2014.
A 2018 investigation by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), determined the pest had established itself in Winchester and surrounding areas of Frederick County.
Click here for more information regarding the insect and the quarantine.
NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY
In cooperation with other Chesapeake Bay watershed Planning District Commissions, communities and stakeholders, the NSVRC is working with the Department of Environmental Quality to further the efforts of the Cheseapeake Bay Program, in reducing the pollution entering and impairing the Chesapeake Bay.
Visit the NSVRC's Watershed Implementation Planning edcuation page at http://nsvregion.org/watershed-implementation.html.
NSVRC Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan — 2023 Update
Locality Executive Summaries
NSVRC Hazard Mitigation Plan Ready for Local Adoption
RFP — Transit Ridership Incentive Program (TRIP) – RideSmart Commuter Bus Service
We are excited to announce the release of an RFP for the Transit Ridership Incentive Program (TRIP) – RideSmart Commuter Bus Service. This program aims to enhance the commuting experience for individuals traveling from the Northern Shenandoah Valley to Northern VA/Washington DC through a comprehensive and efficient commuter bus service. The primary goal is to incentivize and encourage transit ridership by providing a convenient, comfortable, and cost-effective transportation option for daily commuters. The detailed RFP document is linked below, providing comprehensive information on the project requirements and evaluation criteria. We invite your organization to participate in this opportunity and submit a proposal by the specified deadline, Wednesday, November 8, 2023, by 4:30 p.m. EST.