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June 11 — Round Hill Appalachian Trail Festival – FBRM is a sponsor Round Hill, designated an official Appalachian Trai Community in 2019, will host a festival to celebrate the world-famous trail on Saturday June 11, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains (FBRM) is again this year a sponsor. […]
FBRM Adopts Policy Regarding Mountain Development Overlay District Loudoun County is rewriting its Zoning Ordinance to implement the new Comprehensive Plan. The rewrite includes regulations governing future development in the Mountain Overlay Development District (MDOD). FBRM has formally adopted a policy statement urging a number of steps to strengthen the proposed MDOD regulations. In addition […]
June 11 — Round Hill Appalachian Trail Festival – FBRM is a sponsor Following 2,190 miles of mountain ridge lines, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (A.T.) crosses 14 states, from Maine to Georgia. It’s the longest and oldest marked footpath in the country—and, here in Round Hill, VA, we’re lucky enough to have the A.T. right in […]
Regional Science Fair Awards Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains was a sponsor of the 2022 Loudoun County Regional Science and Engineering Fair (RSEF) which was held virtually March 11th through the 18th this year. The purpose of the fair, which has been held annually since 1982, is to stimulate student interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), […]
Give Choose Thank you Thank you to all who supported Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains during the 2022 Give Choose Campaign. Friends met our goal of $4,000 during the campaign and won a prize for the most donors during the midnight to 8:00 AM period. We also significantly increased our donor base over 2021 […]
The Give Choose 24-hour virtual marathon is tomorrow – March 29th. Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains depends upon your financial support. For those of you who may be night owls or early birds the Give Choosecampaign has a particular incentive. The organization that receives the most donations between midnight and 8:00 AM Tuesday March […]
Are you an artist – painting, ceramics, poetry, photography, tapestry, music? Has your art drawn inspiration from the mountains? Perhaps a brooding, foggy, winter afternoon on a mountain trail has stirred your gothic soul, or maybe a glowing sunset from Bears Den has shown you new colors. Do the autumn leaves create patterns that you […]