December 18 from 7:00-9:00 pm Join us in the meeting room at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop (Gateway Plaza, Bus. 460 in Christiansburg). This month’s meeting will be a social gathering with merriment and reveling with fellow members! Hope to see you there!
November 20 at 7:00 pm Join us in the meeting room at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop (Gateway Plaza, Bus. 460 in Christiansburg) for our November meeting. This month’s meeting will feature casting votes for our new Excom. We will also discuss the next steps in the RAAP investigation. Hope to see you there!
Saturday, November 23 Join us for a hike to Kelly Knob. Moderate 3.6 mile hike with a couple steep hills and a great view of Wilburn Valley. Meet at 9:30am in Blacksburg at the University City Blvd. Kroger parking lot, street side. Dress in layers and bring a drink and lunch. For questions or cancellation […]
Sierra Club minutes October 16, 2013 7 pm at Lucie Monroe’s in Christiansburg, VA Attendees: Members: Jessica Bennett, Rosemarie Sawdon, David Jenkins, Bruce Grimes Others: Dave Didio The previous meeting minutes were reviewed and adopted. A discussion of the comments from members and others on the Fork Mountain Project (tree harvesting in a […]
Sierra Club minutes September 18, 2013 7 pm at Lucie Monroe’s in Christiansburg, VA Attendees: Members: Maria Bowling, Jessica Bennett, Rosemarie Sawdon, John Ford, David Jenkins, Tom Hoffman, Sherman Banford, Gail Zatcoff, Bruce Grimes Others: Mark Miller, Jesse Overcash, Andrew Ventura, Dave Didio, Judy Ruggles The meeting opened with a presentation by two employees […]
At our September meeting, Mark Miller, from the Forest Service, gave a talk on the proposed Fork Mountain project. Details of this project are here. The following comments are from Sherman Bamford, Forest Issues Chair of the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club. September 6, 2013 Re: Fork Mountain Project Cynthia Schiffer, District Ranger Eastern […]
The Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club has endorsed two of our House of Delegates candidates in the New River Valley: Michael Abraham in the 7th District (Floyd, part of Montgomery and part of Pulaski) and James Harder in the 12th District (Giles, Radford, part of Montgomery, and part of Pulaski), and has also endorsed […]
Join us in the meeting room at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop (Gateway Plaza, Bus. 460 in Christiansburg) at 7:00 pm. This month’s meeting will feature the film, “Bidder 70″ that tells about Tim DeChristopher’s bid at a federal auction in 2008 that would have given energy and mining industries access to thousands of acres of […]
Sierra Club minutes August 21, 2013 7 pm at Lucie Monroe’s in Christiansburg, VA The August meeting began with a presentation from the Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Virginia Blue Ridge entitled: Going out Green: Eco friendly choices for Body Disposition. The presentation was approximately 1 hour with a Q & A session afterward and […]