August 19 Christiansburg, VA- Lucie Monroe’s Attending Members: Larry Bernath, Susan Gaskins, Maria Bowling, Tom Hoffman, David Jenkins, John Ford, Bruce Grimes The meeting began with a discussion of the issues with a regular meeting venue, and possible locations. The meeting time was also discussed, with regard to a possible move to an earlier time, […]
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 […]
Sunday, December 14. Easy/moderate, just over four miles. We will hike from VA 606 to the falls, check out the ice formations, have lunch, and then head back. Total elevation change of about 600 feet. Dress in layers and bring lunch and water. Carpool from the Blacksburg University City Blvd. Kroger (near the bus stop) […]
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 […]
October 15, 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 featuring a discussion and action plan for the proposed pipeline through southwest Va. Hope to see you there!
Join us for a hike on Sunday, August 25. We will meet in the Lowe’s parking lot in Christiansburg on Peppers Ferry Rd. If you have questions or can’t find us, contact Maria Bowling at 540-239-2583.
Join Sustainable Blacksburg on April 23 for their new monthly social event.
Date: February 9, 2015, 9:00 am – 4 pm Location: General Assembly Bldg – Corner of Broad and 9th Street, Richmond, VA 23219 Senator Hanger and Senator Deeds have co-sponsored a bill to repeal a provision, enacted in 2004, that allows interstate natural gas companies to enter private property to make examinations, tests, land auger […]
BAE Systems is having its quarterly community meeting on December 10, 7:00 at the New River Valley Business Center in Radford. U.S. Army, BAE, and DEQ staff will be in attendance to answer questions. Click here for details.
It is on the day of our group’s monthly meeting, but on Wednesday, November 19, people from all over Virginia will be heading to Richmond for the Joint Legislative Hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. This is a good opportunity to arrive with our No Pipeline signs to bring awareness and make […]
It’s time for our Executive Committee elections. Each member of the five member excom serves for a two-year term. We currently have three members remaining on for another year, which means we are looking for two new people to volunteer. This position does not require a large time commitment and allows you to have a […]
There will be a meeting of citizens on the Mountain Valley Pipeline at 730pm at the Blacksburg Presbyterian Church this Friday, October 10. Heading south on South Main St., just past the site of the old Blacksburg Middle School on the left, turn left on either Eakin (to front of church) or Hemlock (to parking […]
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 […]