February 22, 2022

Eyes on the Prize

Tune in to this podcast episode of Wild Virginia Virtual Coffee Talk, where BJ Lark, activist and talented vocalist, talks about her work in the environmental justice movement and what inspires her to keep fighting for equity through art. Bernadette “BJ” Lark is an activist with over 35 years of experience as an artist, vocalist,… Read more

April 22, 2021

What Are Wild Virginia Member Benefits?

When you become a member of Wild Virginia your voice is amplified and you make a difference for wild places. Wild Virginia members also enjoy a plethora of different benefits!! Just show your Wild Virginia Member Card. Join/Renew Your Membership Here We will continue to add benefits as we build partnerships with area businesses.  If… 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 for Virginia’s Water Future. 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… 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 15, 2020

Help In Protecting Virginia’s Water Future

Wild Virginia is calling on all Virginians to join us in an exciting campaign to improve protections for our streams, and Virginia’s Water Future! 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… Read more

July 6, 2020

Help Protect our Water – Make your voice heard by July 9!

Have you seen streams like this one clogged with mud from the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP)? If so, you have seen gross violations of Virginia’s water quality standards − rules that are supposed to protect all of our state waters. Knowing more about these issues can empower you to help protect our water in Virginia. And… Read more

June 30, 2020

Guidelines for Getting Back Outdoors During the Pandemic

As we become increasingly anxious to get back out and enjoy outdoor activities, it is imperative for individual and public health for us to remain conscious of national and state guidelines for outdoor engagement. Currently, the state of Virginia is under a set of regulations defined as “Phase Two” by Governor Northam, which encompasses restrictions… Read more

April 8, 2020

Water Turbidity Standards in Virginia and West Virginia

In a new report, Trout Unlimited (TU) and West Virginia Rivers Coalition (WVRC) have teamed up to put forth a set of recommendations for the creation and enforcement of effective numeric turbidity standards. Throughout recent years, Virginia and West Virginia wildlife and ecosystems have been seriously threatened by various pipeline projects, most notably, the Mountain… Read more

January 20, 2020

Wild Virginia Film Festival logo contest!

Wild Virginia is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to protecting and connecting Virginia’s wild places. This year, we are hosting our very own film festival showcasing environmental activists and exploring AMERICA’S RICHEST WATERS and wild spaces. Since we are holding our very own film festival for the first time, we thought it would be great to get the community involved… Read more

October 3, 2019

Bath County Atlantic Coast Pipeline Camping Trip

by Riley Mitchell On Saturday, August 24th, Wild Virginia hosted an Atlantic Coast Pipeline camping trip in the mountains of Bath County, Virginia. While all 13 attendees enjoyed the beauty and serenity that one would expect from a weekend of camping, the trip was about much more than a weekend escape. The primary purpose of… Read more