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Work Dates

Posted by Michael Brooks on February 2, 2019 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Update Feb 12: Eastern Panhandle Watersheds meeting moved to May 23

    Greenway Rain Garden work movied to May 21

At our January board meeting, we decided to put all of work tasks dates into one calendar.

So here's what we plan to do in 2019.  Come join us to plant, pick, monitor, educate, etc.

(Yes, I know these belong on the calendar.  Soon.....)

Feb 22 BS International Water Tasting Presentation by Kate an...

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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 appreciation of his work for many years were Re...

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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:


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: