On Saturday, May 28, more than 65 community members, advocates and allies fighting the Mountain Valley Pipeline celebrated the treasured Appalachian Trail — and the return of the annual “Hands Across the Appalachian Trail” event.
CONTACT: Jessica Sims, Virginia Field Coordinator, 434-293-6373, firstname.lastname@example.org Community members, environmental groups and others who value the Appalachian Trail gathered online today to celebrate the fifth annual “Hands Across the Appalachian Trail.” The event featured residents of Pearisburg, in Giles…
The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline still lacks more than half a dozen key permits and faces fierce policy and economic headwinds. The fight to stop it is far from over.
Several groups are collaborating on a study intended to reduce the number of human-bear conflicts in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Citizen scientists use a mobile app to monitor seasonal life cycle phases of plants and animals along the Appalachian Trail, and use drones to monitor the habitats of Eastern hellbender salamanders.
An unattended campfire likely caused a 50-acre fire that temporarily closed part of the Appalachian Trail in North Carolina.
Living in Virginia, it’s easy to take the Blue Ridge Mountains for granted. But if you pay attention, there’s a mystery to them that many don’t appreciate — including the companies who want to build natural gas pipelines through them.
Contact: Gabby Brown, Sierra Club, email@example.com Peter Anderson, Appalachian Voices, firstname.lastname@example.org, 434-293-6373 Richmond, VA — Environmental groups filed suit today challenging West Virginia’s certification for the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline, which would transport fracked gas across West Virginia and Virginia.…
For nearly 70 years, adventurous souls have been thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. People embark on the challenge for various reasons, but no one who makes the journey is ever the same again.
If constructed, the proposed Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines would permanently mar several majestic vistas along the Appalachian Trail. Local residents and avid hikers voice concerns.