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New forest plan recommends Shenandoah Mountain Scenic Area

Much to the delight of Friends of Shenandoah Mountain, the new George Washington National Forest management plan makes a solid recommendation for a 90,000-acre Shenandoah Mountain National Scenic Area.


Wild Virginia weighs in on George Washington National Forest plan

After more than seven years of stop-and-go progress, the George Washington National Forest finally has a new Forest Plan to guide management for the next 10-15 years.


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Warner, Kaine weigh in on Geroge Washington National Forest Plan

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released the following statement on the U.S. Forest Service’s announcement of a management plan for the George Washington National Forest.


Conservationists applaud keeping George Washington National Forest lands closed to drilling, fracking

Local conservation groups expressed support for today’s decision from the U.S. Forest Service to make the George Washington National Forest unavailable for oil and gas drilling.


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New George Washington National Forest Plan balances multiple uses

Today, the U.S. Forest Service’s Southern Regional Forester released the Final Forest Plan that will direct management of the George Washington National Forest.


Sierra Club responses to George Washington National Forest Plan

The U.S. Forest Service today released a new plan for how the George Washington National Forest will be used and managed in the future.


Trout Unlimited & Wild Virginia offer stream monitoring training

Trout Unlimited and Wild Virginia are teaming up to offer a training course for citizen volunteers sought to help with water quality monitoring in the Marcellus Shale regions of Virginia’s and West Virginia’s national forests.


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Wild Virginia response to McAuliffe pipeline announcement

Despite strong opposition from landowners and the citizens of Virginia, Governor Terry McAuliffe made statements today in support of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposal, previously the “Dominion Southeast Reliability Project.”


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League of Conservation Voters expresses concern over Dominion pipeline

Today, Governor McAuliffe announced his support for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a collaborative project between ­Dominion Power, AGL Resources, Duke Energy, and Piedmont Natural Resources to build a natural gas pipeline that will fully bisect our Commonwealth.


Southern Environmental Law Center statement on proposed Dominion pipeline

The following is a statement from Greg Buppert, senior attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center, on the proposed Dominion pipeline.


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Search for missing pilot narrowed to Crawford Mountain area

The search for the missing 104th Fighter Wing pilot continues near the crash site in the Washington National Forest near Deerfield Valley, Virginia.


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Search for missing pilot in Deerfield crash continues

The search for the missing 104th Fighter Wing pilot expands with additional Air Force resources in the George Washington National Forest near Deerfield.


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Nats’ Gio Gonzalez to rehab in Potomac on Friday

Washington Nationals LHP Gio Gonzalez is scheduled to make a rehabilitation start for the Class-A Advanced Potomac Nationals at Pfitzner Stadium on Friday, June 6th as the P-Nats host the Wilmington Blue Rocks (Kansas City Royals) at 7:05pm.