Protecting and Connecting your Favorite Wild Places

What We Do

We educate citizens, landowners, and other stakeholders about threats to our forests through hikes, outings and events.

We advocate for the connectivity and integrity of Virginia’s forests and waters.

We influence decision makers by mobilizing citizens like you.

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Wild Virginia

David Sligh, conservation director at the group Wild Virginia, called Mountain Valley a “dinosaur” that needs to go extinct.

Mountain Valley’s website says “with an estimated 20 linear miles of pipe remaining, MVP’s total project work is nearly 94 [percent] complete, which includes 55.8 [percent] of the right-of-way fully restored.” Environmental groups have disputed the 94 percent figure, asserting that it misrepresents the complexity of remaining construction work, which includes water crossings that are incomplete.

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June 28, 2022

PFAS and Other Pollutants in YOUR Water

The world’s freshwater resources are constantly threatened by a host of different pollutants. These pollutants enter our streams and drinking water from a plethora of sources. As we have produced more and more new materials and products, the numbers and types of contaminants in water have multiplied exponentially. In many cases the effects of particular pollutants and… Read more