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Catawba Creek Nature Hike

Catawba Creek Nature Hike

  On April 19, 2014, our group had many participants for the hike at Catawba Creek. Thank you to Bruce Grimes for leading the hike and for the photos. Here is a list of flowers, butterflies, and birds that were seen and/or heard: Wildflowers Virginia Bluebells Wake Robin Toothwort Chickweed Large-flowered Bellwort Phlox Wild Ginger […]

NRV Sierra Club April Meeting

NRV Sierra Club April Meeting

April 16 7:00 pm Lucie Monroe’s Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop (Gateway Plaza, Bus. 460 in Christiansburg) This month’s meeting will feature Mason Cavell from Community Housing Partners who will speak about Solarize Blacksburg. We will also be working on a small mailing for the health survey follow-up to residents around the RAAP and discussing upcoming […]

Minutes for March 2014

Minutes for March 2014

New River Valley Sierra Club meeting minutes March 19, 2014, 7 pm at Lucy Monroe’s, Christiansburg Attendees: Yvonne Alderman, Ray Tucker, Maria Bowling, Tom Hoffman, Mary Ratliff, Jessica Bennett, Rosemarie Sawdon, David Jenkins, Marshall Grossell, Larry Bernath, Bruce Grimes Rosemarie is moving from the area in May and will no longer be the chair. The […]

ATSDR Meeting Regarding RAAP

ATSDR Meeting Regarding RAAP

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.

NRV Sierra Club Monthly Email Listserv

Do you receive our monthly emails? There are so many wonderful things to share in the New River Valley, and not everything gets posted on our website. The following is the email for April. If you would like to subscribe to receive these emails, please send a message to VIRGINIA-NEWRIVER-NEWS@LISTS.SIERRACLUB.ORG . April 2014 Events for […]

Save Stadium Woods Benefit Concert, Beliveau Winery

Save Stadium Woods Benefit Concert, Beliveau Winery

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!

Joan Maloof: Old Growth Forests: Understanding the Big Picture

Joan Maloof: Old Growth Forests: Understanding the Big Picture

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 […]

New Power for the Old Dominion: Weds, April 2nd in Blacksburg

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.

Gasland II in April

Gasland II in April

The NRV Sierra Club group and Sustainable Blacksburg are co-sponsoring the showing of the film, Gasland II at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Blacksburg. The film will be shown on Friday, April 18 from 7:00-9:00 pm. After the film, there will be a discussion. Please join us and bring a friend.

Big Stony Creek Work Day- March 29

Big Stony Creek Work Day- March 29

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 […]

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