Green Practices for Clean Water

What do living shorelines, pollinator gardens, and green roofs have in common? They are all practices that can improve water quality, increase the value of your home, and can be partially paid for by the Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP)

Join CBF staff and our guest speaker, Blair Blanchette with the Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, for an informative webinar to learn more about how you can take advantage of this incredible program. Blair oversees VCAP statewide, and shares which types of projects are eligible, how to apply, what cost-share is available, and how your individual projects can help improve the health of your local streams and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay.

0:00 Webinar Intro
4:37 About Virginia's Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts: 
13:17 About VCAP
18:58 Why do Virginia's waters need improving?
28:01 Why would you consider installing a stormwater BMP?
31:35 Who is eligible to apply to VCAP?
36:08 Eligible BMPs
45:56 Cost-Share Rates
48:23 VCAP Process
54:30 Next Steps for VCAP - 2022 Forward
1:02:07 Q&A



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