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Sunday, April 23 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
How to Get Involved in Environmental Advocacy to Combat Climate Change

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Clean water and the preservation of wild habitats have an essential impact on combating the more significant problem of climate change. Learn how you can get involved and make a difference here at home!

Join Conservation Director, David Sligh, and Habitat Connectivity Director, Courtney Hayes of Wild Virginia for an interactive discussion highlighting the ongoing fight against the Mountain Valley Pipeline, and the present challenges facing our state agencies as they work to maintain a standard for water quality and wild habitat preservation for all in Virginia.

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Courtney Hayes

Habitat Connectivity Director, Wild Virginia
Courtney received a bachelor’s degree in Biology and is currently finishing her Master of Science degree in Biology from Eastern Kentucky University where her research focused on mesocarnivore ecology, especially of the eastern spotted skunk. Courtney has worked as an instructor... Read More →
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David Sligh

Conservation Director, Wild Virginia
David has worked for 35 years to make the promises of our environmental laws real. He has consistently and successfully pushed private parties and government agencies to base their actions on science, law, and the public interest. He has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science... Read More →

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Lighthouse Studio at Vinegar Hill Theatre

Light House Studio, a nonprofit film education center located in Charlottesville, VA was founded in 1999 by artists and educators passionate about teaching youth self-expression through the art of film. Since then LH has helped create thousands of documentaries, dramas, and animated... Read More →
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Wild Virginia

Wild Virginia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is protecting and connecting your favorite wild places. We educate citizens, landowners, and other stakeholders about threats to our forests through hikes, outings, and events. We advocate for the connectivity and integrity... Read More →

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