September 10 - Raven Rocks Community tour organized by the Wheeling Environmentalists. Tour begins at 9 AM. See details.

September 29 through October 1 - West Virginia Environmental Council 12th Annual Convention at Appalachian Folk Life Center, Pipestem, WV. Registration $10 ($5 student). Tent camping $7/night/site; dorm bunks $12/night/person (bring linens or sleeping bags). Breakfasts for Sat & Sun $5 each. Saturday supper is covered dish so bring something to share. Sat. lunch is on your own. Call 346-5891 for details.

September 29 - Deadline for submissions for presentations at the 24th Annual Conference of the Appalachian Studies Association to be held at Shoeshoe, Pocahontas County, WV, March 30- April 1, 2001. See details.

Saturday, September 30 - Greenbrier Trail starting at Hosterman in Pocahontas County. A box lunch will be available for a modest charge. Leader: Frank Proud, 456-5469; See details.

Saturday, September 30 - "A Day in the Country" a West Virginia Rivers Coalition benefit happening. Come enjoy Appalachian activities, mountain dulcimer, pony rides, nature walks, fly fishing , lunch at rim rock, and wild, wonderful West Virginia. Camp Rim Rock, Yellow Spring, WV.Joe Lovett, attorney in the MTR case, guest speaker. $60 family, $35 couple, $25 individual. Call (304) 637-7201 for details.

October 7 & 8 - Roaring Plains overnight backpack trip with Jack Slocomb. See details.

October 13th, 14th, & 15th, 2000 - WVHC Fall Review (Board of Directors meeting on Sunday the 15th). Slaty Fork in Pocahontas County. See details.