Lucy Monroe’s, Christiansburg, VA October, 15 2014 7:00 pm Attendees: Members: Maria Bowling, David Jenkins, Jessica Bennett, Mary Ratliff, Tom Hoffman, Bruce Grimes, Barbara Valenza Non-Members: Torsten Sponnenberg, Deb Schug, Tina Badger, Tim Badger The meeting began with introductions of attendees and discussion of the status of the EQT Mountain Valley Pipeline project and organizing […]
New River Valley Sierra Club meeting minutes April 16, 2014, 7 pm at Lucy Monroe’s, Christiansburg Attendees: Maria Bowling, David Jenkins, John Ford, Laura Hernandez, Bob Piscura, Debbie Piscura, Robbert Gibbons, Rick Van Noy, Judy Ruggles, Bruce Grimes, Don Parker, Gail Zatcoff The meeting began with an announcement of an upcoming event: A screening of […]
Starting at Blue Ridge Parkway mile 51.7, this 11 mile hike will follow the Appalachian Trail north along Rice Mountain, drop to cross the Pedlar River, skirt the Lynchburg Reservoir, and climb along Brown Mountain Creek, passing an inviting swimming hole at about mile 8. Then we will climb slightly to the endpoint on VA […]
NRV Sierra Sunset Hike to the Rice Field, Wednesday, September 10. Moderate, ~5 miles round trip. We will hike north on the Appalachian Trail from where it crosses Pocahontas Rd., past the Rice Field Shelter to the viewpoint, arriving at sunset. The moon will be just past full, but bring a flashlight or headlamp for […]
Wednesday, August 20 7:00-9:00 pm Join us in the meeting room at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop (Gateway Plaza, Bus. 460 in Christiansburg) for this month’s meeting. This month’s meeting will be a discussion of upcoming events and local environmental issues. Hope to see you there!
Sunday, July 28, 2013 Come on out as we celebrate another successful year protecting the New! Join us at the River Ridge Land & Cattle Company on the New River! Bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the afternoon. We will be grilling burgers courtesy of Grayson Natural Foods and sides will be provided, […]
The Department of Environmental Quality will be holding an informal meeting on the newly proposed EPA rules. The closest location in the New River Valley is in Wytheville on July 22nd at 5:00 PM. For more information, click here. For information on other meetings around the state, please click here.
Thursday, May 1 from 7:00-8:30 pm at Belview Elementary Don’t miss this important opportunity to ask questions and raise concerns about the RAAP and it’s effects on our community! Representatives from the ATSDR will be there to moderate/ answer the public’s concerns.
It’s finally arrived! A wonderful evening of music, silent auction, and much more to benefit Save Stadium Woods. $25/per person by cash or check. For more info, please visit http://www.savestadiumwoods.com/events/. Don’t miss out!
April 3, 7:00-8:30 pm at the Blacksburg Library and April 4, 12:30-2:00 pm at the Fralin Auditorium, VT Campus Join Dr. Joan Maloof who will define old-growth forests and describe the uniqueness of this forest type. She will share her work preserving ancient forests through the Old-Growth Forest Network and her efforts to assist with […]
Appalachian Voices and the Wise Energy for Virginia coalition are holding a presentation called New Power for the Old Dominion. For more information, click here.
The New River Chapter of Trout Unlimited is having a work day on Big Stony Creek March 29th and you’re invited. Please bring your gloves and wear sturdy shoes. Other tools that would be helpful to bring if you have them: fence post driver, sledge hammer, fence pliers/wire cutters, and round nose shovel. We will […]
March 19, 7:00 pm Join us in the meeting room at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop (Gateway Plaza, Bus. 460 in Christiansburg) for this month’s meeting. This month’s meeting, we will be viewing Chasing Ice. Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of climate […]
We wanted to share this informative article written by Derek Page, Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper of Old Dominion University, Mace and Crown.
Dear New River Valley Neighbor, Last winter you received a health survey from our New River Valley Sierra Group. We appreciate the time you took to answer our questions and tell us about your environmental health concerns. The results of the survey were tallied and passed on to the Virginia Department of Health and the […]