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Make-it-Shine 2019

Posted by Michael Brooks on April 11, 2019 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The WV Make-it-Shine event was enthusiastically promoted and carried out by more than 16 friends the morning of Apeil 9. 31 bags of trash, 5 tires, one TV, plywood and gutters (86’;) were retrieved from the proposed Rail Trail and from along the run crossing Jimstown Rd, just north of Berkeley Springs. Thank you all!

YourBMP Spring 2019

Posted by Michael Brooks on April 8, 2019 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The 45 trees ordered by 12 residential property owners in Morgan County and the Sheetz Corp.  were distributed yesterday, April 6, after a demonstration planting led by Zach Norris of the Cacapon Institute who organized this overall BMP project for the Eastern Panhandle.  Participants then helped plant the 11 remaining trees on the Sheetz hillside site. 

Thank you all for helping us "keep green". We gratefully appreciate the guidance and active support of the Cacapon In...

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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: