Devastating Flooding in West Virgina and the call for help: Recently, the State of West Virginia received some nine inches of rain in the space of a few hours–the type of extreme weather event that is becoming more common with global climate change. Areas of the state hardest hit by logging and mountaintop removal are among those hardest hit by the flooding, with over two dozen lives lost and hundreds of homes destroyed. Heartwood recognizes that the loss of forest habitat and meandering mountain streams is directly affecting the lives of thousands, and we urge our members to support these
Special Thanks to Our 2016 Forest Council Co-sponsors Our Heartwood Forest Council would not be possible without the support from groups and individuals who believe in our work. We value their contribution and look forward to creating and hosting this dynamic event. S.A.F.E. The Shawnee Sentinels Athens County Fracking Action Network Tara Root Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition Friends of Bell Smith Springs Sierra Club Ohio Chapter Buckeye Forest Council Allegheny Defense Project Concept Zero Indiana Forest Alliance Helen Vasquez Wild Virginia
The event has come and gone- Save the date for next year. It’s always Memorial Day weekend!