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May-June 2009 Mountain State Sierran

New Wilderness in West Virginia! But we still have the usual abuses of the land from MTR and gas drilling in the Marcus Shale.

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Congress passes historic Wild Monongahela Act

by by Mike Costello, Coordinator of the West Virginia Wilderness Coalition
Finally! More Wilderness in West Virginia!

BlairMountainAdded to National Register of Historic Places

A long campaign to save one of the most historic places in all of West Virginia finally succeeds!

One of Our Environmental Heroes - Sandra Cress

by Sally Wilts
Sandy Cress of Morgantown is this issue's Environmental Hero!

Missed Opportunities in 2009 West Virginia Legislature

by Jim Kotcon
Lots of bad news for the environment in West Virginia, a bit of good news and many missed opportunities in our 2009 State Legislature

Canaan Valley Fishing Pier Nears Completion: Dedication Date Set for June 27th

by Paul Wilson
Last year's fishing pier project will be completed and dedicated this year! Plan on coming to the dedication ceremony!


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