Dear Friends of Friends, Recently we lost someone who has been at the core of Friends’work over the past 5+ years. Jed Shilling, recently retired Friends Board member, died of complications of ALS in California where he had moved in December to be close to his daughters and their families. As the spouse of Jane Pratt, […]
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Early Giving has started | Give Choose: May 7 Give Choose is a 24-hour day of giving organized by the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties to benefit local charities serving our community. The goal: inspire the community to come together to give generously to charities that make our community the best place to grow up […]
The future of Loudoun County will be determined within the next 90 days. The Planning Commission submitted their 2040 Comprehensive Plan to the Board of Supervisors on March 26th, starting the clock for the Board of Supervisors to take action. We have one more chance to get it right! The 2040 plan calls for an additional 27,500 residential […]
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Over 30 scouts, their parents, and many volunteers gathered at Sleeter Lake Park Saturday morning to plant 22 trees, a pollinator garden, and remove brush from the Park grounds. Thanks to the volunteers and donors with Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains who made the day a success. Special recognition to Meadows Farms who provided […]
Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains presented special awards totaling $500 at the 38th Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Regional Science & Engineering Fair (RSEF), held this year at Riverside High School in Leesburg. A record-breaking 324 students participated in this event, an increase of over 40 from previous years. The winners of the Friends […]
Loudoun Times Article about upcoming Tree Planting Day – save the date – March 23rd!! The post Sleeter Lake Park tree planting set for March 23 appeared first on Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
We would encourage our members and friends to write the members of the House and Senate Budget Conference Committee and urge them to allow for the Budget Bill to have language allowing the Commonwealth to accept title to this very valuable parcel of land for our new state park. This donation acceptance will give the Virginia State […]
This is a program that Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains advocated for that has been enacted. Please see details below. https://www.loudoun.gov/conservationeasementassistance The post Conservation Easement Assistance Program Approved appeared first on Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
White Paper Q&A TDRs The post White Paper appeared first on Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains.