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“I was just delighted to see and hear about so many important initiatives and a quick look at the members attending showed me the depth and quality of support. Again, you guys are doing a great and important job.” Al Van Huyck Chairman, Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition “The Blue Ridge Mountains are one of the most important environmental resources […]
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October 29 & 30 – Sky Meadow Tree Planting — Join the Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC), Friends of the Rappahannock, Goose Creek Association, John Marshall Soil & Water Conservation District and We Plant Trees for a volunteer tree planting at Sky Meadows State Park on Friday, October 29 – Saturday, October 30. Friends of the […]
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October 16 – Breast Cancer Walk — The October 2021 Walk for Breast Cancer will be on the 16th in Lovettsville from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Features of the walk include a live band all day; food from Magnolias at the Mill; Moo Thru Ice Cream; and local beer from One Family Brewing. In addition, the […]
October 1, 2, and 3 Waterford Fair –– The seventy-seventh annual Waterford Fair will be held October 1st through the 3rd. See demonstrations of contemporary and heritage artisans, sign up for a class and make to take home, stroll through the Old Mill and vintage barns transformed into galleries for painting, handmade artisan crafts. After last year’s cancelation because […]
We WON! In a frankly astonishing turn of events last night at the BOS meeting in Leesburg, the BOS voted 8-1 to deny AT&T’s proposal to build a monopole tower on the Short Hill. A dedicated group of organizations led by Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains, persisted making the argument that it was a visual scar […]
BOS Public Hearing on AT&T Tower On Tuesday September 14th the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors (BOS) will hear public comments on the proposed AT&T Tower at Short Hill. We urge all readers to write to their County Commissioner in opposition to the Tower and to attend the meeting in person if possible. At its June […]
Supervisors Hear Last Push on Short Hill Cell Tower Plan Taken from Loudoun Now 2021-09-15 By Renss Greene After the penultimate meeting on a proposal by AT&T to build a 125-foot monopole on top of Short Hill Mountain, it remains unclear what supervisors will decide. A public hearing on Wednesday night brought out one last […]
- Appalachian Trail Conservancy
- Blue Ridge Watershed Coalition
- Changing Landscapes Initiative
- Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains
- Friends of the Shenandoah River
- Land Trust of the Eastern Panhandle
- Land Trust of Virginia
- Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy
- Piedmont Environmental Council
- Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
- The Downstream Project
- Virginia Working Landscapes