Blue Ridge Coalition ready to launch

Like a fine Virginia wine, the Blue Ridge Coalition has been years in the making. It all started back in 2009, when members of the Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains (FBRM) decided that the Blue Ridge should be recognized as a special conservation corridor to help protect its natural and cultural values. The following […]

Making the pen mighty: Communicating for conservation

Want to change the world (or at least clean up your local waterway)? Earlier this summer, The Downstream Project joined other Virginia and West Virginia conservation professionals in a workshop led by the communications firm Water Words That Work, hosted by the WV Conservation Agency. Water Works founder Eric Eckl shared his formula for stimulating […]