Environment


Contributed photo - By the time the beaver kits enter the wild, their rehabilitation bill will cash in at around $15,000.
Virginia Wildlife Center Takes On Challenge of Raising Baby Beavers

ROANOKE-Abandoned after a storm, two beavers are being raised by some unique foster parents: the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center staff.

A blue jay, sick with the unknown illness, gets treatment at the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke.
Virginia Officials Still Searching For Answers to Bird Illness

BOYCE-A bird illness is targeting Virginia's younger animals. Now state officials are asking residents to make some changes in order to help.

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A Blue Ridge Warning: Bear Sightings Increase Along The Parkway

FOREST – Don't pet or try to hug a bear while camping. And above all, hide your food. That's the advice from Blue Ridge Parkway officials.

Rep. Abigail Spanberger says she's focusing on clean energy and conservation legislation in Congress
Spanberger Highlights Clean Energy, Conservation Legislation

Politicians love to talk about protecting the environment on the campaign trail, but what's happening in Richmond and DC to actually put conservation practices in place? Rep. Abigail Spanberger says Virginia is taking steps to encourage clean energy on conservation practices.

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For April 21

ALEXANDRIA-Alexandria adopts Virginia's first collective bargaining ordinance, Virginia's First Lady visits Valley schools, and a biotech firm is bringing jobs.

A Look at Yellow Finch Lane
Ettinger: The Clock Has Run Out On Yellow Finch Lane

MONTGOMERY COUNTY-The time's up for protesters on Yellow Finch Lane, as the Mountain Valley Pipeline moves on.

Murder Hornets Aren't On Their Way
No, Murder Hornets Aren’t Heading Towards Virginia This Spring

MARTINSVILLE-Murder hornets will soon emerge from a months-long hibernation. But no, they're not heading towards Virginia.