A Celebration of the Mountains. We are delighted to present “Food with a Story,” a culinary collaboration between the renowned Chef Joanie Wolford of Savoir Fare Catering and the esteemed forager and restoration ecologist Clay Morris.
Friends News & Updates
2023 Inaugural Video Contest Project Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains announces its seven high school scholarship winners in its 2023 Inaugural Video Contest Project. The project was to challenge senior Loudoun high school students, in their honors “Capstone” program, to create and produce short videos that support Friends […]
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Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains was founded in 2007 to preserve, enhance, and celebrate the treasured historic, cultural, and ecological features of the Blue Ridge in our region. One of the goals of Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains’ is to encourage local students – who represent […]
Please Join Us Barbeque and Seminar: Land Preservation through Conservation Easements ‐‐ Financial & Tax Benefits You are cordially invited to attend a barbeque dinner and seminar at Shadow Creek in Purcellville on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 6:00 pm. The topic of the seminar will be […]
Loudoun Planning Commission Hears Zoning Ordinance Concerns “Most of us acknowledge that we are approaching potentially catastrophic climate change. The mountains are our ally,” Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains President Peter Weeks said, urging changes to mountainside protections. https://www.loudounnow.com/news/loudoun-planning-commission-hears-zoning-ordinance-concerns/article_c60c7198-9cd8-11ed-bfcd-37c82de8468b.html
A excerpt from a speech delivered by our president at the Loudoun County Planning Commissioners on January 24, 2023
The following is an excerpt from a speech delivered by Peter Weeks to the Loudoun County Planning Commissioners on January 24th on the subject of rewriting the mountain ordinances: My name is Peter Weeks and I am a homeowner from Bluemont and for the last […]