Ecological Integrity

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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Options Near Blacksburg

FarmLocationDistance from Blacksburg
Den Hill PermacultureChristiansburg~5 miles
Floyd EcovillageFloyd~30 miles
Glade Road GrowingBlacksburg~0 miles
LEAP - Local Environmental Agriculture ProjectRoanoke~45 miles
Riverstone Organic FarmFloyd~35 miles
Seven Springs FarmCheck~30 miles
Leaping Waters FarmAlleghany Springs~20 miles

Ecological Integrity Updates

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Update on VT’s Climate Action Commitment

To ensure Virginia Tech implements the most stringent climate and sustainability standards, a working group presented recommendations for the next iteration of the Climate Action Commitment to the Board of Visitors on Nov. 15-16. Ambitious, actionable, and intentional, the proposed updates boldly build upon a decade of university sustainability efforts. The recommendations aim to guide…

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DID YOU KNOW that Monarch butterfly numbers have dropped by 90%, in large part because of loss of milkweed, the only food source for Monarch caterpillars. YOU CAN HELP by participating in the New River Valley Milkweed Seed Release. Starting October 26th, pick up a FREE milkweed seed growing kit at the YMCA at Virginia…

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