Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains presented their annual Friend of the Mountain Award to the “SWAT Team” of the Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition (LCPCC) at their annual meeting on November 24, 2019 at Bluemont Vineyard, Bluemont, Virginia. The award reflected efforts beginning in February, 2018, during the Loudoun County 2040 Comprehensive Plan […]
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Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains Annual Member Celebration and Fundraiser Join us November 15, 6:30–9pm, to honor special friends and celebrate a year of working to preserve and enhance the Blue Ridge Mountains. Tickets available online! You can also order tickets by mail, or send a donation to support Sleeter Lake Park: PO Box […]
Honeybee Losses Reach 60 Percent “To help bolster the honeybee population, VDACS is encouraging … border plantings of bee-friendly plants around crop fields provides needed forage, particularly in hot, dry summer months and into the fall.” https://rappnews.com/2018/07/01/honeybee-losses-reach-60-percent/
Update on AT&T Cell Phone Tower on Short Hill Mountain AT&T is hosting a legally-required community meeting at the Lovettsville Game Club on Thursday May 10th at 6:30pm. Please consider attending the meeting to oppose the cell phone tower. AT&T Proposes Cell Tower on Short Hill Mountain By Renss Greene, April 2, 2018 http://loudounnow.com/2018/04/02/att-proposes-cell-tower-on-short-hill-mountain/
How the mountain found me, and how I changed By Peter Weeks Eight years ago, nostalgic for the Green Mountains of Vermont where I lived for many years, a real estate agent showed me a property on the Blue Ridge with stunning views of the valley reaching over to the Bull Run Mountains. As I […]
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 – 7:00 PM Goose Creek Friends Meeting 18204 Lincoln Road Lincoln, VA 20132 Don’t miss the opportunity to attend an advanced free screening of From the Ashes, a groundbreaking new documentary produced by Radical Media in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies that goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal”. Presented by Nat Geo […]
A little time on the in the woods to regain perspective By Irv Snyder Today’s solo hike was prompted by a week of frustration from dealing with problems related to hardware (broken tractor) and software (wrestling with a computer program conundrum). All are largely resolved now, but I needed time away in the woods to […]