April 9, 2021

Join Wild Virginia’s Fight Against MVP!

Interested in helping stop the construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP)? Join Wild Virginia’s fight against MVP, and help in submitting comments before 5 p.m. on April 15th. What Is MVP Doing? MVP wants permission from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to drill under more than 180 waterbodies. YOU can join Wild Virginia in… Read more


February 27, 2021

Wild Virginia’s MUST READ Environmental Books of 2021!

Trying to find some good reads until the snowy weather is gone for good? Here are some of  Wild Virginia’s must read books!  World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil In this beautiful collection of essays, Aimee talks of her childhood and the lessons she’s learned from… Read more


February 25, 2021

Success in the Senate and House – Protecting Virginia Waters from Pipelines

This week we made major advancements toward improving state law in protecting Virginia waters against huge gas pipelines. Two important bills have been approved by both the State Senate and the House of Delegates and will now be sent to the Governor for his signature. These bills are in line with our efforts to limit… Read more


February 24, 2021

Virginia Passes Second Bill to Protect Wildlife Corridors

The Virginia General Assembly yesterday passed critical legislation to protect wildlife corridors and help keep drivers safer. This bill, SB 1274, builds on the wildlife corridor legislation that passed last year, creating a comprehensive program to identify wildlife corridors, protect motorists from collisions with animals, and address barriers to wildlife movement. The bill passed with… Read more


February 23, 2021

Biden’s Environmental Reform: What Can We Expect?

By Jessica Wen Newly elected President Joe Biden took office a little over a month ago, and already, there have been many changes proposed in hopes of countering the policies of the Trump administration, especially with regards to improving our environment in the U.S. and internationally. Biden’s environmental reform is likely to shift national goals… Read more


February 3, 2021

Wildlife Corridor Bill Makes Final Steps through the Virginia House

There is over $500 million in damages in Virginia for wildlife vehicle collisions. That’s substantial. Yet, recently the wildlife corridor bill made its final steps through the Virginia house, signaling a brighter future. For this episode of Wild Virginia Virtual Coffee Talk, Wild Virginia Executive Director, Misty Boos, tells us about the concept behind connectivity… Read more


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December 22, 2020

Wild Virginia Challenges Mountain Valley Pipeline Approval

Today, Wild Virginia and other groups brought suit in the Federal Appeals Court for the District of Columbia Circuit to challenge the reckless actions of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in regard to the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) approval. FERC has repeatedly ignored common sense and legal requirements in allowing MVP to rush forward with… Read more


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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