Archives: Stewart's Blog

Get ready to hear a youthful voice!  

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H.E.A.R.T. is very excited to welcome the high school Youth Council to the team! Nine Henrico County Public Schools high schoolers have been selected to represent their fellow classmates and […]

Noticed anything new around Lake Hening recently?

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On December 9, 2023, Henrico’s Environmental Action Resource Team (H.E.A.R.T.) assembled more than 35 volunteers consisting of members of the H.E.A.R.T. committee, the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF), Scouts, Master Naturalists, and local environmental […]

Street Safety with WOAH!   

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In an effort to make Henrico County a great place to live, work and play, the Henrico Country Police Division has partnered with Henrico County Government to keep members of […]

Saving Money on Safer Roads 

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Exciting news for eastern Henrico County drivers! The Department of Public Works has taken on two projects to improve portions of Meadow and Turner roads!  If you frequent this area, […]

Henrico’s Bright Future in Solar Energy

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Notice anything new on your favorite county building recently? Next time you’re out and about, look up. You might find a newly installed solar panel system on the roof of […]

Plant Native! Festival 

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Are you an avid environmentalist? Do you care about the benefits of native plants? Are you a gardener? Do you like flowers?  Mark your calendar for an event right up […]

Getting Out and Getting Active!

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While it is important to develop habits to care for the environment, we can’t forget how the environment cares for US! Enjoying nature and being active improves mental health and […]

Let’s Get Pollinating!

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Looking for a way to spruce up your yard AND be a friend to the environment? Consider planting a pollinator garden! Pollinator gardens provide the materials necessary for not just […]

What is the H.E.A.R.T. Scrapbook?

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Itching to see the county’s positive environmental impact? While reading is a great way to exercise your mind, a picture can say a thousand words! That is exactly why the […]

Henrico is Going Greener! 

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One of the first initiatives of the Henrico Environmental Action Resource Team has taken off! On May 9, 2023 Henrico County announced that it has partnered with Henrico County Public […]

Conservation Day with Stewart & H.E.A.R.T.  

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The Conservation Day event is over but check out the fun Stewart had in these photos! Attention all environmental stewards! Dorey Park Farmer’s Market will celebrate the second annual Conservation […]

Get Ready to Recycle!

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Exciting news if you choose to reuse! The rollout of the 95-gallon recycling carts to Henrico County homes has begun! Henrico County residents no longer have to limit their recycled […]

Hello! I am Stewart the Turtle!

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Meet Stewart  Hello! I am Stewart the Turtle! I’m here to remind us to be good stewards of our environment! As H.E.A.R.T.’s mascot, I am a spokesperson for all things […]
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