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Jan 29, 2020

Norman Myers of Friends of the Blue Ridge stopped by the office to discuss his involvement in the organization, some challenges the organization faces, and a few projects currently being worked on.

Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains (FBRM) was formed as a 501(c)(3) organization in 2007 in response to the recognized threat to the mountains from development, and environmental deterioration. FBRM is the only conservation organization in the region with the Blue Ridge Mountains as its focus.


In the episode we discuss:

  • How the Friends of the Blue Ridge came to be [2:00]
  • A Battle between the FBRM and AT&T [5:20]
  • The environmental Impact of an above-ground vs. a below-ground facility [9:20]
  • The Sleeter Lake Mountain Project [16:30]
  • Protecting the environment—The Loudoun County Conservation Coalition [25:30]

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Music in this episode:

Electric Critters by Phillip Gross is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

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PUBLISHER: Phillip Gross


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