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November 17, 2020

Free Online Film Festival Highlighting Wildlife Photographers & Activists

Every year, for a decade, Wild Virginia hosted its biggest event of the year: a film festival that aimed to get individuals inspired to save the wild places in our state. This event was a ‘friend-raiser’ where we showed beautiful environmental films and guided people to the ways they can get involved in the much-needed… Read more


November 2, 2020

“The Blackalachian”: Tales of the Appalachian Trail

Tall and lean, Daniel White looks like he belongs somewhere in the depths of nature. And sure enough, that’s where you can find him most days. Daniel White, aka “The Blackalachian”, is an inspiration to hikers and outdoor enthusiasts everywhere. With almost no training or athletic background, White hiked the Appalachian trail in 190 days… Read more


Image of a forest with a pathway running through the center representing ecological connectivity.
October 23, 2020

Ecological Connectivity & it’s Global Importance

Ecological connectivity is gaining international attention as an important way to help humans and animals make connections. Ecological corridors act as a pathway so wildlife and plants can move and adapt. This ability to move is crucial to the survival of ecosystems.   What is Ecological Connectivity? On July 7, 2020, the International Union for Conservation… Read more


Cover page from Our Common Agenda
October 12, 2020

Rebuilding Our Environment: Wild Virginia Leading Toward a Greener Future

Wild Virginia is leading the state of Virginia towards a greener future. Our dedication to wildlife and wild habitats is an instrumental piece of the fight for a healthier planet. The Virginia Conservation Networks recently published the Common Agenda, which included two articles co-authored by Wild Virginia. “Our Common Agenda” represents the policy agenda of more… Read more


October 8, 2020

Protecting the Rights of Nature: A Shift in Environmental Activism

By Grace Tuttle Wild Virginia interviewed the Virginia Community Rights Network (VACRN) about their work in elevating the rights of Nature and Communities who value nature as a whole. VACRN represents a new paradigm in how to fight for the environment, as part of the environment. VACRN joins other grassroots groups protecting the Rights of… Read more


September 16, 2020

Big News on the Campaign for Virginia’s Water Future

Here’s some of what’s happening with this exciting campaign. Please stay informed and involved. Highlights include the following, with details shown below: · A Platform to improve Virginia’s water protection policies · The SUN SING in Place Concert this Thursday at 7:00 p.m., featuring our Campaign! Platform Submitted to Water Board Wild Virginia and 55… Read more


August 31, 2020

New Campaign for Virginia’s Water Future

Wild Virginia is working to make important changes in the way state officials regulate polluting projects that can harm our streams. The pollutants we are targeting can directly affect your ability to use streams and rivers as you wish and as you have a right to do. They can also pose risks to your health… Read more


August 9, 2020

Suit Filed by Virginia AG Herring – Citizens’ Rights to Protect Our Waters at Stake

On July 21, 2020, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced he was suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over an attack on Clean Water Act protections. President Trump’s EPA recently changed a rule governing states’ powers to protect our waters and communities and this suit is an important action on behalf of all Virginians… Read more


July 20, 2020

Former Wild Virginia President Reflects on the Fight Against the ACP

By Deirdre Skogen “A civilization which destroys what little remains of the wild, the spare, the original, is cutting itself off from its origins and betraying the principle of civilization itself.”  – Edward Abbey As I write this, I am sitting at our campsite in Ramsey’s Draft, in the George Washington National Forest, elevation 2320ft…. Read more