The mission of the Friends of Buckingham is to preserve the natural resources and cultural heritage of Buckingham County.
USGS Shakemap Aug. 23, 2011 Virginia Earthquake (USGS) On Aug. 23, 2011, those living in eastern North America, from Ontario to Georgia, felt an unexpected shock as the earth trembled in the wake of a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck near the town of Mineral,...read more
Compressor Station Public Hearing Monday, September 26, 7 pm. Please call your Planning Commissioner!
There will be a Public Hearing with the Buckingham Planning Commission for the air permit for the proposed ACP compressor station on Monday September 26, at 7 pm in the Administration Building on Rt 60 in Buckingham Courthouse [the name of the town, not the building]....read more
Protesters hoped a federal judge would halt the controversial Dakota Access pipeline being built across the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. Aug 25, 2016 by Lisa Song with Inside Climate News. Activists resisting a controversial oil pipeline in a growing...read more
Farmville Herald Thursday August 25, 2016 A public hearing is set for 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 26, regarding a potential 53,515 horsepower (hp) compressor station in Buckingham County — part of a 600-mile natural gas pipeline proposed by Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP)...read more
MORTON COUNTY — A movie star on Thursday joined the largest protest yet to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from crossing the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Source: Movie star joins pipeline protest as 10 arrested in heavily policed...read more
Hello neighbors near and far! There will be 2 public hearings for air permits for the Buckingham proposed compressor station in September and October, [could be August]. The first will be with the Planning Commission [fourth Mondays – September 26], and then...read more
Join us! Bring your prayers, t-shirts, signs, hopes n dreams! Thursday, August 18, 6:30 pm Please arrive at 6 pm. Rt 56, Wingina Bridge crossing the James River, linking Nelson and Buckingham Counties. Please see the flyer for the event, link below: haol 2016(2) (1)...read more
At high Noon Sunday, with temperatures heading toward 95 degrees, I’m confident I was not the only one preparing to march through the streets of downtown Philadelphia who recalled that old elementary-school story about the wig-wearing drafters of the Declaration...read more
Hundreds of demonstrators marched from Brown’s Island to the Executive Mansion on Saturday in protest of proposed pipeline projects and to call on Gov. Terry McAuliffe to support renewable energy. The group gathered for a rally on the James River before...read more
When Harrison County Farm Bureau members Carol Teter and John Lovejoy bought their 160-acre farm in eastern Ohio in 2001, they were looking for a quiet place to raise a few animals and live out the second half of their lives. What the couple didn’t anticipate...read more