Recently, I have been thinking a lot about college as I’m about to enter my senior year. At first I was thinking of going to a two-year college, studying wildlife management. This summer during my internship, my mentor Annie Warmke
Hi, I am Starla Van Gundy(she/they), I’m an activist and budding environmentalist. Not only am I a native to the Eastern Foothills of The Appalachian Mountains, but I have a love for all the flora and fauna of my homeland.
I had been an intern at Blue Rock Station (BRS) for four weeks in the summer of 2022, that was my first experience living here and learning what it meant to be sustainable in more ways than one. After enjoying
October 28, 2021 – Jay Warmke There has been a lot of talk in the media lately about how Joe Manchin is trying to destroy the environment by killing the “clean electricity” provision in the reconciliation bill before the Senate.
The news is full of examples of how people fail at communicating with one another. The global pandemic drags on and even intensifies. Hundreds of thousands march in the streets. Our political system appears disconnected and uncaring. And I hear
This almost unbelievable story begins with the rain that has robbed the pastures, and then the hay of nutrition and minerals. That abundance of rain has created a domino effect – low nutrition hiding in the form of a lush-looking
Are we having fun yet? At the risk of sounding trite this article focuses on common sense ideas for self-care and using the time that self-quarantine creates. Practicing social distancing and self-quarantine is vital to how the virus spreads and
Blue Rock Station held a solar generator class on February 8th. Aside from teaching students the concepts and techniques needed to build a small solar generator, the event also helped raise some funds to assist Miriam Vargas, a 41-year-old immigrant
December News from Blue Rock Station: It’s time for our annual vacation from consumption; “Thanks for Nothing” season. On December 1st we began our sixth year of spending four months on a holiday from consumption. No shopping for anything. Watch
November News from Blue Rock Station: Pigs. They are a surprising joy in my life here at Blue Rock Station. Over the past decade we’ve had the company, assistance and friendship of 10 intelligent hard working pigs that brought laughter –