Friends of Shenandoah Mountain (FSM), a long-time ABRA member, has proposed that a 90,000-acre tract of the George Washington National Forest be designated by Congress as a National Scenic Area. FSM has just created a virtual tour of the proposed Scenic Area site.
- – The News & Advance – 7/10/21
- – The News & Advance – 4/7/21
- – NBC29 News – 3/7/21
This is another in a series of profiles of the member groups of the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance.
Friends of Nelson
In May 2014, shortly after Dominion Energy announced its plan to build a natural gas pipeline through Nelson County,
Friends of Nelson, a founding member of ABRA, was given the Community Stalwart Award by the Property Rights and Pipeline Center (PRPC), a national coalition supporting the fight to prevent the use of eminent domain for siting of oil and gas infrastructure.
There was a standing room only crowd at a June 30 Friends of Nelson meeting in Lovingston, VA that featured presentations by Dr. Mary Finley-Brooks, University of Richmond, on the impacts of fossil fuel development (above), and by Ann Carter Witt,
- – WBOY News – 4/11/18
A special meeting for landowners affected by the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) will be held on Tuesday, February 27 at 7 pm at the Rockfish Presbyterian Church, Rt. 151, in Nellysford, VA. Featured speakers will be attorneys Chris Johns and Isak Howell,