September 29, 2016

Environment

cropped-imageedit_1_4429252665.pngProactive engagement with citizens who are leading and participating in projects that foster a sense of community throughout the entire Occoquan District.


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Goal Area 5 - Environment

Work to maintain natural beauty and public resources.
Objective #DescriptionAction StrategiesDone
ENV-01Establish a Deer Management Program for Prince William County1.      Virginia Urban Archery Program accepted in PWC - Resolution: http://eservice.pwcgov.org/documents/bocs/agendas/2017/0411/12-A.pdfcheckmark
ENV-02Partner with “Keep Prince William Beautiful” to motivate litter removal1.     Begin a list of trouble spots all across the District - Survey Results: https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-6ZPKMG6TL/?manage=truecheckmark
2.     Encouraged to Adopt-A-Spot along Devil's Reach Roadcheckmark
3.      Old Bridge Road Annual Columbus Day Clean-Up - 2018 EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-old-bridge-road-clean-up-tickets-47828692908checkmark
4.      Participate in Annual Occoquan River Clean-Up checkmark
5.      Participate in Prince William Arbor Daycheckmark
6.      Soil & Water District
7.      Respond to Neighborhood Services Constituent Calls checkmark
ENV-03Mitigate Occoquan River Watershed Erosion1.      Speed Limit Sign at Marina
2.      x2 Project and Results (Alex)
3.      Fairfax Water
4.      Chesapeake Bay Policy - Link
ENV-05Increase Public Park area in District1.     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.

 

Program Details:

  • 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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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