Raccoon Ford Solar Farm update: Victory along the Rapidan, but follow through needed to complete win

Let me pass along an update on the threat to the Rapidan Fords, mentioned earlier this month. Cricket Solar, the project aimed at placing a large-scale solar farm in southern Culpeper County, formally withdrew their conditional use permit on August 26. Spokesperson for the project indicated Cricket Solar was taking the action in order toContinue reading “Raccoon Ford Solar Farm update: Victory along the Rapidan, but follow through needed to complete win”

Virginians! Time to make a call, for the Brandy Station and Cedar Mountain Battlefields

This post goes out to all readers in Virginia…. and to those who have relatives and friends in Virginia. I bring to your attention a set of budget amendments – 363 #7s, 363 #8s, and 363 #12h – presently under consideration by the state legislature. Each of these carry the explanation: This amendment directs DCRContinue reading “Virginians! Time to make a call, for the Brandy Station and Cedar Mountain Battlefields”

Culpeper Battlefields Park update – gaining acceptance, momentum

Since the start of July, several articles and editorials have appeared in area newspapers in regard to the Culpeper Civil War Battlefield Park proposal.  All voices are positive in regard to the initiative.  The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star ran an editorial on July 15 which concluded: At a time when the nation is reassessing how toContinue reading “Culpeper Battlefields Park update – gaining acceptance, momentum”