It’s on the bucket list for a lot of people – hiking part or all of the Appalachian Trail.  And in 2020, the AT felt the impacts of COVID lockdowns in the form of shelters and trailheads on the trail being closed.   On April 21st, the US Forest Service announced that shelters along the trail…

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Staff from the Family Refuge Center in Lewisburg, WV will participate in the upcoming 2021 Virtual Sexual Violence Awareness Day at the Legislature on March 4th. The team will meet with representatives from Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, and Pocahontas Counties to bring awareness to the prevalence of sexual violence in West Virginia. The public is invited…

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They’re easily recognized by their black and orange markings and delicate yet purposeful flight. But the Monarch Butterfly is also under threat.  After a thorough assessment of the monarch butterfly’s status, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has found that adding the monarch butterfly to the list of threatened and endangered species is warranted but…

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