• Board Highlights

    By John McFerrin For the latest of what seemed like too many times in a row we gathered in our little Zoom boxes to take care of the West Virginia […]

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  • Board Highlights

    By John McFerrin It was a strange, pandemic warped Board meeting with us all sitting snugly at home, watching each other on our computer screens.  In spite of the oddness of […]

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  • The Conservation Hub: Strengthening Environmental Analysis and Improving Public Participation

    By Lewis Freeman, Executive Director, Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance and Daniel Shaffer, ABRA Geospatial Consultant Among the lessons learned from the recent fight against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project were the […]

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  • Checking in with the Northern Flying Squirrel

    By John McFerrin The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has done a review of how the Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus fuscus) is faring.  It found that the Squirrel is […]

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  • Board Highlights

    By John McFerrin It was not a fit night out for man nor beast as the Board gathered in Charleston for the winter meeting.  Any impulse towards soliloquy, rambling, exhortation, […]

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  • A “Fix” for the Forest Service

    By Hugh Rogers “I never think it is a good deal when the Democrats get money and the Republicans get to change the environmental laws.” So Brett Hartl, of the […]

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  • Thoughts from our president

    March proved to be another month a lot of activity. Mother Nature provided the greatest amount of snow of the winter for much of the highlands and has ended the […]

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  • Auld Lang Syne

    Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should old acquaintance be forgot, and old lang syne?   Our 50th year is ending.  Our old times and old […]

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  • West Virginia Highlands Conservancy Officers and Directors

    Cynthia D. Ellis Cynthia D. Ellis [Cindy] is a retired teacher, environmental volunteer, and enthusiastic birder.  She’s a veteran contributor to state and federal bird population studies and enjoyed terms […]

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  • Water Over the Dams These Last 50 Years

    By Cindy Rank Just as bumper stickers claiming ‘Water is Life’ can be seen everywhere, one might say water has pretty much been the lifeblood of the West Virginia Highlands […]

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