Category Archives: Nature

Coal Ash — An Unacceptable Gamble

If you live in or near Prince William County, Virginia, or care about the environment, there is a pending solid waster permit decision in March by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that may allow Dominion Power to bury 4 … Continue reading

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Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park Sunset

I hiked Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park‘s La Chua Trail with family and friends last night, and it was spectacular! Not only was the sunset breathtaking, but it was highlighted by groups of Sandhill Cranes and flocks of Ibis, flying … Continue reading

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Farm to Table Dinner, Celebrating Prince William County Agriculture

Protected Places Media (i.e., Ernie Sears and me) just released this short documentary video produced for the Prince William Environmental Excellence Foundation. The foundation held a Farm to Table Dinner to honor county farming and raise funds for their environmental education … Continue reading

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Coal Ash Pollution Protest

We (Protected Places Media) just finished a short video in support of the Potomac Riverkeeper, Dean Naujoks. In the video, shot on the Potomac River near Dominion Virginia Power’s power plant on Possum Point, Dean discusses a protest to be held … Continue reading

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Protected Places Media

We launched our new website today! It much better describes what we do, why we do it, and some of what we have done. Now that I am retired, I will have much more time to work on various important … Continue reading

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CPWToday – eMagazine

It is with pleasure and pride that today we published the next issue of CPWToday. You can view it, and the previous two issues, at CPWToday.com. We are excited about this issue, because it contains articles on important environmental and conservation … Continue reading

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Potomac River Eagles

Yesterday, I had another opportunity to check on the status of an active eagles nest on the Potomac River. As you can see from the images in this blog article, the two eaglets are well and growing rapidly. If you check my … Continue reading

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