We are excited to honor Dr. Charles Ziegenfus’ work to inspire an appreciation for birds and the Shenandoah Valley’s natural landscapes.
Several of the bills that we supported are on Governor Northam’s desk awaiting signature, and the budget ended up relatively strong for clean water and farmland protection programs, considering current fiscal constraints.
As we predicted back in 2019, the year 2020 saw a rising tide of utility-scale solar projects proposed in the...
At the Alliance, we started 2020 with big goals. Now, half-way through and thrown more than one curve ball, we’re still on course, albeit with some changes.
Meet the comp plan—the superhero of the planning world. And, just as superheroes have to have their sidekicks, the comp plan alone can’t get the job done. Communities need several tools in their planning “toolbox” to carry out the plan’s vision.
As always, Alliance staff tracked legislation and made advocacy trips to Richmond during the 2020 session. Your calls and emails to legislators made a difference—thank you!
COVID has us interacting with our community in a whole new way and has shifted our perspectives and habits. We’ve heard lots of stories of folks finding creative ways to still ‘shop local’ and we want to hear yours.
VALOR is accepting applicants from adults in agriculture who want to develop their communication, problem solving, and critical thinking skills in the pursuit of becoming an advocate for agriculture and a leader in the industry.
In April we teamed up with Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation and sent a letter to the Valley’s federal delegation, urging a targeted and data-driven approach to any I-81 investment.
To stay safe and still address community issues, most local government meetings have added live-stream access to their meetings that...
May 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm