Goal Area 5 - EnvironmentWork to maintain natural beauty and public resources.
|Objective #||Description||Action Strategies||Done|
|ENV-01||Establish a Deer Management Program for Prince William County||1. Virginia Urban Archery Program accepted in PWC - Resolution: http://eservice.pwcgov.org/documents/bocs/agendas/2017/0411/12-A.pdf|
|ENV-02||Partner with “Keep Prince William Beautiful” to motivate litter removal||1. Begin a list of trouble spots all across the District - Survey Results: https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-6ZPKMG6TL/?manage=true|
|2. Encouraged to Adopt-A-Spot along Devil's Reach Road|
|3. Old Bridge Road Annual Columbus Day Clean-Up - 2018 EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-old-bridge-road-clean-up-tickets-47828692908|
|4. Participate in Annual Occoquan River Clean-Up|
|5. Participate in Prince William Arbor Day|
|6. Soil & Water District|
|7. Respond to Neighborhood Services Constituent Calls|
|ENV-03||Mitigate Occoquan River Watershed Erosion||1. Speed Limit Sign at Marina|
|2. x2 Project and Results (Alex)|
|3. Fairfax Water|
|4. Chesapeake Bay Policy - Link|
|ENV-05||Increase Public Park area in District||1. Davis Ford Road (old PWCSA wastewater treatment facility) - 50+ acres, timeline 2021|
|2. Oakwood/Old Bridge - 15 acres, Occoquan Greenway Trail Head (Community Input Pending)|
|3. Minnieville/Harbor Drive - 2.5 acres, Received planning grant for a community park. (Plans for community input in progress)|
|4. Smoketown/Old Bridge - 5+ acres, Charlie Boone Trails Memorial Foundation, Inc. (non-profit)|
|5. Occoquan Greenway Trail|
Our office has teamed up with Keep Prince William Beautiful on many occasions to help encourage the Occoquan District to keep our environment clean, attractive, and flourishing.
Keep Prince William Beautiful, Inc. is a community non-profit organization with a mission to serve Prince William County by partnering with residents, businesses and government to educate and inspire people to be environmental stewards and Keep Prince William Beautiful.
One of the things our office does routinely is clean-up our Adopted spot on Devil’s Reach Road. Through the Adopt-a-Spot Program, community members takes charge of the health of their neighborhood, block or favorite spot.
- Almost any place can be adopted – School grounds, library sites, parks, residential common areas, etc. Adoptee’s maintain their Spot free of litter and debris on an ongoing basis for a minimum of two years.
- Spot maintenance takes approximately 2 to 3
hours per cleanup, including the time it takes to file a cleanup report.
Get involved! Become an
adopter today! Fill out the Adopt-a-Spot application, and help Keep Prince William Beautiful!