*Use caution when in public spaces and remain a minimum of six feet away from others. Large gatherings are banned; facemasks are strongly recommended when in public settings. *
Wednesday, June 10
DRBA, All About Pollinators: Three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants and all human crops depend on animal pollinators to reproduce. However, declines have been reported for many insect pollinator groups creating a significant threat to biodiversity, global food webs, and human health. Learn more about pollinators during this live webinar co-hosted with Dr. Kal Ivanov, Assistant Curator of Invertebrate Zoology at the Virginia Museum of Natural History.
Friday, June 12
Stuart Farmers Market: Open for on-site shopping 8 a.m. to noon. Vegetables, meats, goat cheese, baked items and more. Many of our vendors will continue to accept pre-orders. Check out our Facebook page for pre-ordering instructions. While opening to on-site shopping, organizers and vendors ask that no one with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19, or known exposure to a COVID-19 case in the prior 14 days, is permitted in the establishment or market. If you are sick, please stay home. Vendors will be spaced to adhere to social distancing requirements. One shopper per family. For more information, check out our Facebook page–Stuart Farmers’ Market.
Patrick County Public Animal Shelter: has limited hours and access. To schedule an adoption or surrender, call (276) 694-6259. The Patrick County Public Animal Shelter will post updates on their Facebook page where they can be contacted for missing animals and other services.
Patrick County Maintenance Department and Transfer Station: Recycling efforts will be suspended until further notice. Questions and concerns can be directed to (276) 694-6094. Limited Access remains in some governmental offices. Call before visiting the office to determine hours.