Today is the Jefferson County Development Authority’s (JCDA) third and FINAL reading of the water bond for Rockwool at 3pm. Please attend the JCDA meeting at 3pm at the Public Services Building on 1948 Wiltshire Rd. We need another massive turn out. They likely won’t make enough room for many of us in the conference […]
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“Loudoun’s local and federal lawmakers are asking government agencies to take a closer look at plans for a 460,000-square-foot insulation manufacturing plant on 130 acres in Jefferson County, WV, less than nine miles from the Loudoun border.” Loudoun Legislators Push for Answers on Rockwool Plant The post Loudoun Legislators Push for Answers on Rockwool Plant […]
Please save the date for our annual meeting. November 15th at Bluemont Vineyards. Details to follow. The post Save the Date – Annual Meeting November 15th appeared first on Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
In conjunction with the Town of Round Hill, FBRM is planning a tree planting project at Sleeter Lake Park. Save the date to see the plan and the kickoff at our annual meeting November 15 at Bluemont Winery. The post The Town of Round Hill Opens Sleeter Lake Park appeared first on Friends of […]
Concern About Rockwool Grows Beyond Jefferson County The post Concerns About Rockwool Grows Beyond Jefferson County appeared first on Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Honeybee Losses Reach 60 Percent “To help bolster the honeybee population, VDACS is encouraging … border plantings of bee-friendly plants around crop fields provides needed forage, particularly in hot, dry summer months and into the fall.” https://rappnews.com/2018/07/01/honeybee-losses-reach-60-percent/ The post Honeybee Losses Reach 60 Percent appeared first on Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Here is our position statement on “Envision” the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. We encourage you to share your opinion with your local supervisors, newspapers and planning commission. FBRM Envision Position Statement 7 25 2018 The post FBRM Position Statement on “Envision” the 2040 Comprehensive Plan appeared first on Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
JK Moving, Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy Partner to Protect an Ecologically Unique and Significant Property in Loudoun Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy (LWC)and JK Moving Services, a global moving, storage, relocation, and logistics enterprise, announced that they are partnering to protect an 87 acre parcel of land in northern Loudoun County called Stumptown Woods that has more native […]
Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains Announces 2018 “Jane Pratt Blue Ridge Mountains Education Award” Winner
Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains is pleased to announce the awarding of the “Jane Pratt Blue Ridge Mountains Education Award” to a Zach Konicke, a graduating senior from Loudoun Valley High School who will be attending Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the More The post Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains Announces 2018 “Jane […]