Gloucester roundtable to focus on land disturbing activities

- Posted on Oct 05, 2011 - 04:00 PM

The York River and Small Coastal Basins Roundtable will be held from 8-10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Brent & Becky’s Bulbs, 7900 Daffodil Lane, Gloucester.

The session is titled "Before the Backhoe Training," a release said, and will include speakers on erosion control, Bay Act requirements and other topics.

"We anticipate that developers, local officials and anyone involved in land disturbing activities will come to get the scoop on compliance with the rules that protect our local streams and the Chesapeake Bay," the release said.

To register, contact LaVerne Calhoun of the Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District at For more information, call Scott Rae, environmental programs administrator for Gloucester County, at 693-1217 or May Sligh at 804-443-1494.