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Mountain Valley Pipeline Resistance Rally

Mountain Valley Pipeline Resistance Rally

On March 21, a couple hundred people gathered on Henderson Lawn for the MVP Resistance Rally. There were numerous speakers and musicians, with speeches and songs opposing the pipeline. Various members of the media were in attendance, such as Robbie Harris with WVTF, who provided this report. Thank you to everyone involved in this successful […]

NRV Sierra Club February Meeting

NRV Sierra Club February Meeting

February 18, 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, we will be discussing the upcoming anti-pipeline rally, the latest info on the RAAP, and Rodney Walters, graduate student at VT who is working on the stewarship plan […]

Rally Opposing the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Rally Opposing the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Who Co-Sponsors: Sierra Club- Virginia Chapter, Sierra Club- New River Valley Group, Preserve NRV, Preserve Montgomery County, Preserve Giles County, Virginians for Equality and Sensible Laws What Rally to oppose the MVP Pipeline with speakers from above groups plus state senator John Edwards, candidate for 19th state senate district Mike Hamlar, Andrew Whitley on behalf […]

Minutes for January 2015

Minutes for January 2015

Lucy Monroe’s, Christiansburg, VA January 21, 2015 7:00 pm Attending Members: Betty Hahn, Larry Bernath, Maria Bowling, Jessica Bennett, TomHoffman, David Jenkins, John Ford, Phyllis Albritton, Kayla Bancroft, Bruce Grimes Other Attendees: Clark Webb The meeting began with introductions of all attendees and presentation of the new ExCom members, Larry Bernath and Chair Betty Hahn. […]

Pipeline and Property Rights Lobby Day

Pipeline and Property Rights Lobby Day

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 […]

Mill Creek and Angels Rest Hike

Mill Creek and Angels Rest Hike

On January 25th, just one day after our area was hit by a wintry mix, a group of fifteen hardy hikers braved the elements for an 8-mile hike through the Mill Creek Nature Preserve in Narrows and up Pearis Mountain to Angel’s Rest. The views were delightful, as usual, and the ice formations were exquisite. […]

Wilburn Valley Overlook OR Rice Field Shelter Hike, February 7

Wilburn Valley Overlook OR Rice Field Shelter Hike, February 7

Option One: We’ll park on Forest Service Rd. 103 at the end of Sugar Run Rd. and hike south 2.7 miles to the Wilburn Valley overlook, the unnamed overlook at AT NoBo mile 619.2. Round trip 5.4 miles, easy. If the forest service road is impassable, we will head to Clendennin Rd. north of Pearisburg […]

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