Category: Environment

WVDNR Seeks Paintings for 2011 Wildlife Calendar – Press Release | West Virginia Mountain Dreams

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Section is requesting original wildlife art for the 2011 edition of the award-winning DNR Wildlife Calendar, according to Curtis Taylor, Chief of the Wildlife Resources Section of the Division of Natural Resources. The deadline for submission of artwork is Feb. 15, 2010. […]

A landmark for a land conservation group – washingtonpost.com | Virginia Mountain Dreams

From The Papers The Land Trust of Virginia, a Middleburg-based nonprofit group, met a decade-old goal this month by placing its 100th property and 10,000th acre in permanent conservation easements. Much of the land, on which development will be severely restricted, is in western Loudoun and northern Fauquier counties. via A landmark for a land […]

Tennessee Mountain Dreams – Dreams and Resources of the Appalachian Mountains

This morning’s email brought me this message from iLoveMountains.org… Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed eliminating a streamlined permitting process — known as Nationwide Permit 21, or NWP 21– which allows coal companies to seek quick approval for their mountaintop removal coal mining projects. Roughly one-third of mountaintop removal coal mining projects […]