There is much to be thankful for on Earth Day 51—way too much for a blog post! But here are some significant and promising environmental developments that occurred recently. Environmental activism and the law are alive and well. Bald Eagle Nesting Pairs Quadrupled I look up from the greening pastures in Swoope and stare in […]
There is a persistent rumor that Spring 2021 is coming to our Blue Ridge Mountains and it is bringing with it daffodils, mountain laurel, flowering dogwood, bluets, crocus and a broad pallet of colors and aromas. As always with the rumor of Spring, many of our readers are thinking about getting outside, walking in the […]
Heirs Property CLE: Understanding the Concept to Protect Ownership and Prevent Land Loss (Video Presentation)
Heirs property refers to land that has been passed down informally from generation-to-generation, often without written wills, which is now owned by cousins or more remote relatives, possibly of multiple generations. Heirs property creates social issues and impacts disadvantaged communities the hardest. In 2020 Virginia adopted major provisions of the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property […]
County supervisors on Tuesday reversed their earlier decision on a residential development along Goose Creek, turning a narrow approval for the project into a bigger vote to deny. On March 2, supervisors approved a rezoning request to build 238 new homes on land along Goose Creek at the Sycolin Road bridge by a 5-4 vote. […]
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Adventure of a Lifetime Well, here we are at Whiskey Creek Angus. I’m 65 years old; Jeanne is 60. We sold our dream house of a lifetime, Meadowview, and bought a farm during the worst pandemic in a century. What’s up with that? Meadowview, located in Swoope, Virginia, was built in 1817 by Jeanne’s ancestors. […]
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This month we are migrating our Partner Websites to the Google Cloud Platform. The post Downstream Web Hosting: Upgrade to Google Cloud Platform appeared first on The Downstream Project.
This month we are migrating our Partner Websites to the Google Cloud Platform. The post Downstream Web Hosting: Ascending to the Google Cloud appeared first on The Downstream Project.
Incredible Raffle Items: Gently used Old Town Canoe with paddles – Summer awaits! Outdoor Gear – Get ready for some fly fishing fun with a fly fishing rod, flies, cooler, caps and beginner instructions. Movie night basket with all your favorite snacks and drinks! Random drawing – First winner gets their choice of prize, second […]
Recent Network Posts
- Earth Day 51, a Sense of Wonder, Environmental Activism, and the Law
- A Rumor of Spring
- Heirs Property CLE: Understanding the Concept to Protect Ownership and Prevent Land Loss (Video Presentation)
- Loudoun Board of Supervisors Reverse Decision on Goose Creek Overlook!
- Save the Date for 2021 Land Conservation & Greenways Conference