News and updates from the Blue Ridge Conservation Alliance.
Volume 25 Issue 1, Fall 2020 by Meghan Goldman, Youth and Family Program Coordinator Until recently, outdoor play was a central part of almost everyone’s childhood. Whether it was playing games in the street, playing pretend in overgrown bushes, or playing explorer in the woods, this unstructured and make-it-up-as-you-go play was a staple of our […]
Blue Ridge Conservation Alliance hosted Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s landscape ecologist Dr. Iara Lacher and communications coordinator Carlyle Howard the September 27 Fall Meeting at Shenandoah University’s Cool Spring Campus. The Changing Landscapes Initiative (CLI) is a Smithsonian-led initiative working to understand the impacts of land use change in order to protect wildlife and natural […]
Citizen Groups and Elected Officials File Formal Complaint Against Rockwool with the Danish Mediation and Complaints-Handling Institution for Responsible Business Conduct Ranson, WV, USA (October 21, 2019) – Today, a group of civic organizations and elected officials have filed an official complaint against Rockwool with the Danish Mediation and Complaints-Handling Institution for Responsible Business Conduct […]
BRCA partners the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Potomac Appalachian Trail Club urge BRCA partners and their members to voice their support for legislation in Congress to address the deferred maintenance on federal public lands. As reported by ATC, the Senate and the House of Representatives are currently weighing related bills designed to greatly increase the […]
A federal judge Wednesday upheld Maryland’s denial of an easement for a proposed natural-gas pipeline west of Hancock, reports the Herald-Mail. “We are pleased that the court has agreed that a private pipeline company cannot force the state to accept a pipeline under the Western Maryland Rail Trail,” Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in […]