Come join us on Sunday, May 26 from 4:00-7:00 PM! Stony Creek Rd at the AT footbridge, just past Whistle Stop. We will feed many thankful thru-hikers as they make their way along the trail. The group will provide hotdogs and hamburgers. Please bring a side dish, beverage, or dessert and a chair. You can […]
Sierra Club minutes March 20, 2013 7 pm at Lucie Monroe’s in Christiansburg, VA ATTENDEES MEMBERS: Maria Bowling, Anton Baudoin, Jessica Bennett, Rosemarie Sawdon, David Jenkins, Devawn Oberlender, Bruce Grimes, Mary Ratliff, Tom Hoffman NON MEMBERS: Mark Miller and Gail Zatcoff Mark Miller of Virginia Wilderness Committee gave a very informative presentation on Protecting Virginia’s […]
Our group is not leading an outing for March, but the NRV bird club invites the general public to their outing on March 30. Leader: Bill Akers, 8am., Meet at the lower parking lot of Pandapas Pond. The pond is located a few miles north of Blacksburg off Rte 460. They will be looking for […]
Join us for a one-way Barney’s Wall and Cascades hike! Meet at 9:00 at the Kroger on University Blvd. parking lot, street side. For more information, call Maria 540-239-2583.
Join us for our monthly meeting, March 20, 7-9 PM at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop: 1600 Roanoke Street, Christiansburg We will discuss any immediate Sierra Club business and/or local environmental news. Mark Miller, of the Virginia Wilderness Committee, will discuss the status of wilderness areas in Virginia. This will be an opportunity for us to […]
On June 15, we will work from 9am-1pm and a cookout lunch will be provided at 1. This is part of an ongoing restoration project being led by our chapter, in conjunction with the US Forest Service and VDGIF. This section of stream was formerly pasture land prior to it being donated to the Forest […]
Thursday, May 2 the Friends of Stadium Woods will host a celebratory benefit concert and fundraising campaign kick-off party at The Lyric in Blacksburg. In December 2012 the Friends established the Stadium Woods Endowment Fund with The Community Foundation of the New River Valley to support preservation, conservation, education and research in the woods. […]
Celebrate Earth Week: April 22-26 Learn about the many exciting events here and be sure to join us for our screening of the film Green Fire at 7:30 pm on Thursday, April 25 at Torgersen 1060.
The Radford Army Ammunition Plant will hold its Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting on Wednesday March 27, 2013 from 7:00 to 9:00PM. The meeting location will be at the New River Valley Business Center (NRVBC) located on 6580 Valley Center Drive in Radford. These meetings are a forum for the clean up program at Radford […]
Are you a homeowner who would like to improve your home’s energy efficiency? Whether you’re a do-it-yourselfer, or whether you want to learn more before choosing a home energy efficiency contractor, a new listserve is available to help: VA4eehomes@googlegroups.com. To join, email Sierra Club member William.L.Driscoll@comcast.net. The goals of this listserve are: Through sharing of […]
February 17 is the Forward on Climate Rally in DC. Click here to RSVP and represent our Virginia Sierra Club Chapter! Don’t forget, you can take Megabus from Christiansburg. Be a part of what is expected to be the largest climate rally in U.S. history!
Read more about it here
Visit the Virginia Chapter to learn more about uranium mining and what you can do to Keep the Ban.
October 17, 7-9 pm at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop: 1600 Roanoke Street in Christiansburg We will discuss any immediate Sierra Club business and/or local environmental news. Barbara Williamson will speak on Environmental Justice, the nominating committee will present the slate of candidates for our executive committee, and a report will be given on state chapter […]