• Places in Our Hearts

    Most times we do not save mountains all on our own.  We have help.  But in many past instances, we did take the lead and offered a major portion of the work required to protect quite a few special places in the Highlands of West Virginia. There’s a long list:  Cranberry, Dolly Sods, Blackwater, Otter […]

    Continue reading
  • On Climate Change and the Arc of History

    By John McFerrin February is the month of predictions, the month that opens with Groundhog Day when we all at least pretend to listen to the weather forecast of a rodent.  It is as good a time as any to look at a previous prediction or, more precisely, an analysis of a trend noted by […]

    Continue reading
  • Board Highlights

    The January 22, 2017, meeting was the usual mix of business and hearing about issues. In the President’s report, President Ellis mentioned a few items of interest.  We agreed to Board Meeting dates for 2018 of January 21. April 22, July 21, and October 21. Jim VanGundy is still working on getting us a new Board […]

    Continue reading
  • Arboretum Dodges Bullet

    By John McFerrin A threat to the Core Arboretum in Morgantown has been avoided. The Morgantown Monongahela Metropolitan Planning Organization had been considering a proposal that would include building a bridge over the Monongahela River.  The proposed bridge would have gone over or through the West Virginia University Core Arboretum. Now the Morgantown Monongahela Metropolitan […]

    Continue reading
  • FERC, Dominion Seek to Rush Pipeline Review

    By John McFerrin The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Dominion Resources have proposed an accelerated schedule for approval of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.  The Forest Service has pushed back against that proposal, suggesting a more thorough review. Dominion’s proposed 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline would cross 21 miles of the George Washington and Monongahela […]

    Continue reading
  • 2016

    The Highlands Voice The Monthly Publication of West Virginia Highlands Conservancy

    Continue reading
  • 2015

    The Highlands Voice The Monthly Publication of West Virginia Highlands Conservancy

    Continue reading
  • 2014

    The Highlands Voice The Monthly Publication of West Virginia Highlands Conservancy

    Continue reading
  • 2013

    The Highlands Voice The Monthly Publication of West Virginia Highlands Conservancy

    Continue reading
  • 2012

    The Highlands Voice The Monthly Publication of West Virginia Highlands Conservancy

    Continue reading