Local Issue

Just Say "NO" to Bike Paths in Huntley Meadows Park!

The Fairfax County Planning Commission is considering whether to remove two proposed bike trails through Huntley Meadows Park in southeast Fairfax County from the County’s Comprehensive Plan and Bicycle Master Plan.  While supporting green forms of transportation is usually an excellent use of public resources, the Audubon Society of Northern Virginia is joining the Friends of Huntley Meadows Park to ask that you support the removal of the trails from the Master Plan.

ASNV Speaks Out for Arlington County Natural Areas

ASNV submitted comments to the Arlington County Board in December on the final draft of Arlington County’s Public Spaces Master Plan (PSMP), which will guide public-space decisions for the next 20 years. ASNV urged the Arlington County Board to consider making the PSMP more unambiguously reflect the need for preservation of natural resources in Arlington County and the need for expansion of natural areas for public benefit.

Take Part in the Virginia General Assembly Preview

Would you like to help ASNV learn about priority environmental topics and discuss a coordinated approach to advancing policy in the upcoming Virginia State legislative session?  In preparation for Virginia’s 2019 General Assembly, Virginia Conservation Network (VCN) and its partners, including ASNV, will convene for a preview of what’s in store for our natural landscapes and resources.