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


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 7, 2020

Energy Companies Finally Cancel the Infamous (& dirty) Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Wild Virginia applauds the decision by Dominion Energy and Duke Power to scrap its destructive and ill-conceived plan for the ACP. The pipeline would have damaged hundreds of waterbodies and ravaged communities all along its path. David Sligh, Wild Virginia’s Conservation Director stated: “Citizens told Dominion and all of the government agencies who were tasked… Read more