This past year has seen a monumental increase in the use of public natural areas. The community has come to rely on the weekly E. coli concentration results updates from FOSR’s annual summer E. coli testing program at public access and recreational sites on the Shenandoah River. The goal of this program is to provide […]
It’s the Goose Creek Association’s 50 Anniversary and we are hoping to raise $50,000 in donations to help support our on-going programs which help to protect and preserve our watershed. Please consider making a donation today. DONATE HERE
The Land Trust of Virginia and the Piedmont Environmental Council lead a presentation and discussion about conservation easements. The post BRCA Webinar: An Introduction to Conservation Easements appeared first on The Downstream Project.
Grab your coffee and join us for a virtual video seriesNovember 30 – December 4 @ 9:00 AM Monday and Friday are special Zoom events. You may Register Here. Registering for the Monday event will automatically register you for the Friday event. Once registered, Zoom will send you a reminder. The post Coffee & Conservation […]
GCA recently sent comments to the VA Department of Environment Quality regarding the proposed Middleburg Preserve Subdivision and the Second Draft Consent Order for the Developer’s, MOJAX wetlands violations. Click on link for full letter. GCA letter to DEQ 11-18-20
and yet Joy… We spend considerable time and energy worrying about the future of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Will the warming climate kill the trees we love? Will the zoning code changes bring more cul-de-sacs and shopping? Will our water be polluted? Will our conservation laws and protections actually be enforced? Will the economy force […]
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One of the best gifts of 2020 was Dominion Energy’s abandonment of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. It was a victory for the little guy over corporate bullying and profiteering. I’ve written an educational guide based on how the six-year fight unfolded—Four Factors That Led to the Defeat of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a Guide for […]
Note to our ReadersThis is Part #2 of a 2-part series dealing with the zoning rewrite in Loudoun County. Part #1 – distributed 10/22/2020 – dealt with the current zoning process. Part #2 deals with the process for rewriting the ordinance and a few of the issues that will be addressed in the process. Introduction […]
Note to our readers: This is part #1 of a two-part article. Part #1 deals with current Loudoun County zoning. Part #2 — that will be distributed 11/5/202 — will address the zoning rewrite process. Introduction This is a call to arms. The victories for agriculture, the environment, and the mountains that Friends of the […]