WVEC Action Alert

Some important (and fun) events coming up

West Virginia Environmental Council
West Virginia Environmental Council
Action Alert
Jul 1, 2021 View / Comment Online



WV New Jobs Coalition, WV Citizen Action Group and SEUI are hosting the Democracy, Jobs and CARE-a-van Summer Jam: For the People concert series! The next event is Friday, July 2 in Beckley from 5-8 p.m. Join to celebrate together and take action for DEMOCRACY, JOBS and CARE! FREE FOOD, MUSIC and Family FUN! Sign up here.

Our partners at WV Rivers Coalition have a few things happening this summer, as well. They recently launched their Stream Watch app with Trout Unlimited and provided a free training on how to use the app to document water pollution or habitat degradation. Read more about how to use the app here.  WV Rivers is also having their Tucker County Rivers Celebration on July 17, which will be full of free, family friendly activities on the river and off the river. There will be a ticketed event at 6:30 p.m. with live music, catered dinner and libations from local brewers. RSVP here!

WV Center on Climate Change is hosting a Summer “Fair Transition” Webinar Series. The next webinar is on July 13 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Chris Hanson, PhD, Director at the Colorado Energy & Water Institute and Colorado State Senator, will be discussing the “Colorado Just Transition Action Plan” that assists fossil fuel communities in the transition to a clean energy economy. Two of our own environmental advocates, Angie Rosser, Executive Director of WV Rivers and Evan Hansen, President of Downstream Strategies and Delegate, along with Ann Eisenberg, Assistant Professor from the University of South Carolina School of Law, will be the featured panelists. Register here

Save the Date events:

WV Citizen Action group is hosting their annual meeting on August 26 at the Riverview Shelter in Coonskin Park. The event will be from 6-8 p.m. Read more about the annual event on their website.

Our next town hall meeting with the WV DEP’s Environmental Advocate’s office will be held on September 16 at 5:30-7 p.m. Find the Zoom link to the meeting here.

Lastly, we will be hosting our annual meeting on October 9 at the Columbia Shelter in Coonskin park. More details to come soon!

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