Virginia is known for its apples, and there are orchards throughout the state that have the delicious fruit in many varieties. There are apple festivals , too, where you can sometimes pick your own apples and even watch people making spicy, dark apple butter. Her father, Powhatan, almost alone, united the small, scattered Algonquian tribes of present-day Virginia and Delaware into a tribe group in the late s.
We know this group as the Powhatan Confederacy. Powhatan and his people welcomed the English settlers in and helped them survive the first winter here by teaching them how to grow corn and tobacco, providing them medicine, and helping them hunt. Our rivers, lakes, and beaches are beautiful, but are they safe? Every day, the toxic runoff from parking lots, busy roads and quiet subdivisions makes its way into our streams and oceans.
Even the oil burning off from cars on the roads gets washed into the groundwater and streams by way of the storm drain every time it rains.
The more houses we build, the more pollution we will add to our environment. Every time we lay down a new parking lot or piece of roadway, there is an impact on our environment. Our research tools are the answer to all your research-paper needs. Click here for full-text articles and online encyclopedias. You will need your digit library barcode to log in.
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