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Norman Dean Appreciation Dinner

Posted by Michael Brooks on December 10, 2018 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

An appreciation dinner for the volunteer efforts of Norman Dean was held at Angus and Ale last Wednesday, Dec 5. Many friends and associates spoke of his long term commitment to the environment, his knowledge of plants and watersheds, patience in working with others, stream monitoring expertise, friendliness and good nature.

 

Plaques were presented from WV Governor Jim Justice, WV DEP and a combined one from WSWA and SCWA.

 

Speaking in appreciat...

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Jeff Iliff's Hugelkulture Video

Posted by Michael Brooks on October 30, 2018 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Jeff Iliff, a prominent member of WSWA, shot a lot of video at our Hugelkultur installation at Greenway Cemetary last Sep 11 and has released this production after many hours of effort. Please enjoy!


Nice work, Jeff. Here's the URL:


https://youtu.be/jCjX8nOKwm0


Upcoming Activities

Posted by Michael Brooks on October 30, 2018 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

News from the Board Meeting:

Nov 6: We will have one more Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup on Rt 522, meeting at the Train Depot in Berkeley Springs at 9 am.

Nov 7: an early afternoon tree maintenance pruning session, meeting 1 pm at the old vegetable sales stand between the 19th Hole and Tony's Butcher Shop on Rt 522 south of Berkeley Springs.

We are planning a dinner with our partner watershed association, Sleepy Creek, tentatively scheduled for Dec 12. Stay tuned...

Nov 28: ...

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WV DEP Hugelkultur Video

Posted by Michael Brooks on October 2, 2018 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Michael Huff of the WV DEP made a video of our hugelkultur installation at Greenway Cemetery on Sep 11. Here’s the link to the story in this month’s DEP Environment Matters:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XK3QMUkRC4

Enjoy!

A thank you note

Posted by Michael Brooks on September 13, 2018 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

A group from The West Virginia Rivers/Choose Clean Water Coalition visited us at our 'open house' at Greenway Cemetery on Tuesday afternnon to tour our four years of work aimed at reducing erosion into the Warm Springs Run. Dave Lillard wrote this note to us afterwards:

 

Thanks to all of you for such a wonderful and lovely event at Greenway Cemetery Tuesday. What an honor it was to share your work with folks from throughout the Bay watershed. I’m continually am...

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