Wintergreen Mountain News & Updates
Christy McCloud sees the mountain community as a place to get away from the trauma and drama of extraordinarily difficult illnesses.
Tuckahoe Clubhouse's new deck and pavilion to replace the rotted wooden platform and the tent is complete, reports Karen Asher. Plans for the space that was used by the school have not been set yet.
Wintergreen Fire & Rescue not only uses a volunteer/career system, but uses a public/private approach, too. This is to provide a high level of service at a lower cost for not only Wintergreen but also in Nelson County. Chief Sheets explains how it works.
There has never been a greater choice of native plants at the Nature Foundation for both new and restorative efforts within the region.
Wintergreen Resort has placed several large posters in the Mountain Inn lobby illustrating some of the renovations now in progress.
Not only are several important environmental and safety issues not being unaddressed, but Virginia's reliance on using federal agency approvals for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is "misplaced" both procedurally and technically. Those are some of the key conclusions found in the Wintergreen Property Owners Association's (WPOA) June 12th letter to Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality regarding the state agency's oversight of the upcoming ACP construction.
The Mountain Homesteaders Association is continuing to sponsor Tye River Elementary as our community outreach program.
Virginia is in the top states for tick-borne diseases, reports the Center for Disease Control, saying illnesses from mosquito, tick and flea bites has tripled in the U.S. in recent years. Check out this “most emailed” article from The New York Times for practical suggestions.
On May 1 a group of five managers with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline spoke to Wintergreen residents in a broadcast via phone about the upcoming construction work to install the high-pressure gas line at our entryway.
Last year VDOT made major improvements on the steep part of Route 664 in Augusta County under the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The news Tuckahoe School would close down in May came as a surprise to the Wintergreen community.
The price on the Knox Box has dropped by $50, from $225 to $175, installed.
Always something interesting & new around and on our mountain
Updates from our some of our Wintergreen friends' Facebook pages
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