We would encourage our members and friends to write the members of the House and Senate Budget Conference Committee and urge them to allow for the Budget Bill to have language allowing the Commonwealth to accept title to this very valuable parcel of land for our new state park. This donation acceptance will give the Virginia State […]
White Paper Q&A TDRs
Item 17 BMI – Transfer of Development Rights Program
Item 18g FGOEDC-Conservation Easement Program Administration-Final
The third round of public input is scheduled with meetings between May 14 and May 24, 2018. The entire draft General Plan and Countywide Transportation will be available for review and comment. The format has exhibits and opportunity for the public input. The first meeting is at Harmony Middle School May 14, 2018 from 6:30 […]
This year Friends is looking to raise membership by another 20% through, in addition to our general membership development efforts, a targeted outreach to landowners on the Blue Ridge. As part of this effort, landowners will receive information provided by the Virginia Department of Forestry about how to practice good stewardship on their mountain properties.
UNESCO has produced an environmental education kit for secondary school teachers and their pupils living in mountainous areas. In order to better understand the complexity of mountain ecosystems, the kit offers a creative approach to environmental education: it is designed to arouse pupils’ curiosity, UNESCO has produced an environmental education kit for secondary school teachers […]