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 […]
Send your comments before May 23 to Russell McAvoy, Senior Environmental Engineer, DEQ, 629 E. Main St., Richmond, VA 23219. The RAAP has postponed its request to burn a higher concentration of chromium until its Open Burning Ground Operating Permit comes up for renewal in 2015. It is continuing with its request to substitute […]
Join us at our monthly meeting! Wednesday May 15 7:00 PM at Lucie Monroes: 1600 Roanoke St. Christiansburg, VA Click here for the agenda.
Sierra Club minutes April 17, 2013 7 pm at Lucie Monroe’s in Christiansburg, VA Attendees: Members: Maria Bowling, Jessica Bennett, Rosemarie Sawdon, John Ford, David Jenkins, Bruce Grimes Others: Randi Lemmon, William Tanger (Sierra Member Roanoke Group), Patricia Rossi, Gail Zatcoff The meeting was begun with a presentation by Randi Lemmon and Bill Tanger, […]
The RAAP has decided NOT to pursue the now-Class 3 permit modification request to double the amount of chromium burned in the Open Burning Grounds. They will postpone this modification until its current operating permit comes up for renewal in 2015. This is a significant development; however, the public meeting will still be held on […]
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. […]
1. Guest Speakers Randi Lemmon and William Tanger will speak about the proposal for a park along Stroubles Creek. 2. Approval of minutes. 3. Additional agenda items. 4. Upcoming events: Friday, Chasing Ice, RU COBE 320, 6:30 p.m. Barney’s Wall to Cascades Hike, Saturday, 4/20, 9:00 a.m. RAAP public meeting on permit modification, Tuesday, 4/23, […]
Join us for our monthly meeting, April 17, 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. Randi Lemmon and William Tanger, from Friends of the Rivers of Virginia, will tell us about their efforts to establish a park along Stroubles […]
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.
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.