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


July 18, 2020

The Limperts Retirement Retreat Dream Bulldozed by the ACP

Bill and Lynn Limpert have been very active in the fight against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which was canceled a few weeks ago by the backers of the project. Wild Virginia Publicity and Oureach Director had a conversation with the couple to reflect on their experience. “Some folks have asked if this is a bittersweet… Read more


July 15, 2020

Building a Better Water Future for Virginia

Wild Virginia is calling on all Virginians to join us in an exciting campaign to improve protections for our streams! We saw serious flaws in the ways our state officials enforce water quality regulations, during the pipeline fights – and the results of those failures have become all too clear as Mountain Valley Pipeline pollutes… Read more