Newsletters

Fall 2021 Newsletter – News | Fall Meeting | EDDMapS
Summer 2021 Newsletter – Invasive Grasses | Summer Meeting | HJ527 Update
Spring 2021 Newsletter – Spring To-Do List |Quarterly Meeting | Summer Workshop Dates 
National Invasive Species Awareness Week 2021 – NISAW 2021 | Plant Natives, Not Invasives This Spring
Winter 2021 Newsletter – Winter Invasives Control Tips | Quarterly Meeting | Partner Events
Fall 2020 Newsletter – Blue Ridge PRISM Inc | Beth Mizell Joins PRISM | Invasive Shrubs & Birds
August 2020 Newsletter – Virginia’s Noxious Weed List -New Plants Added
Summer 2020 Newsletter – Attack Stiltgrass Now | Plant Natives, Not Invasives | Knotweed 
Spring 2020 Newsletter – Bradford Pears | Japanese Knotweed | To-Do list
Winter 2020 Newsletter – RCPP Funding Update | Lush Meadow | New Stewardship Area
Fall 2019 Newsletter – Drones | Noxious Weed List | Porcelainberry
Summer 2019 Newsletter – Autumn Olive | Spotted Lanternfly | Play Clean Go
Spring 2019 Newsletter – Barberry | Autumn Olive | Upcoming Events

Blue Ridge PRISM Press Release

Blue Ridge PRISM Meets $20,000 VEE Challenge Grant (Aug 2021)


Blue Ridge PRISM In The News

Kudzu, an invasive plant, runs rampant in Rappahannock (Oct 2021) – Rappahannock News

Nothing sweet about the bittersweet vine (Sept 2021) – Greene County Record

Invasive Species: Is There Hope in Virginia? (Sept 2021) – Rod Walker is interviewed by Tyler Harris, Virginia Tech

Group Working to Educate People About Invasive Plant Species (May 2021) – NBC 29

Into the Garden with Leslie on NewsRadio WINA (Apr 2021) – Blue Ridge PRISM’s founders, Rod and Maggie Walker, are Leslie’s guests

Tree-of-heaven is anything but heavenly in your yard (Oct 2020) – Greene County Record

How to Remove Invasive Plants (Apr 2020) – Virginia Home Grown on VPM

Invasion of the Invasives (Apr 2020) – Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

Forest Friends Battle Invasive Plants (Oct 2019) – Radio IQ | WVTF

True or False -All Green Plants are Good? (July 2019) – James River Buffer Program

One couple works to return their forest to native-only species (Mar 2019) – Greene County Record

Weed Warriors Train New Troops (Mar 2018) – Radio IQ | WVTF

Experts Offer Insight on Invasive Plants in the Charlottesville Area (Oct 2018) – NBC 29

Mountain Ecology Class (Jan 2017) – Blue Ridge School

Killer Vines Attack Virginia Trees – Residents Fight Back (May 2017) – Radio IQ | WVTF

PRISM seeking volunteers, money to fight invasive plants along Blue Ridge (July 2017) – Greene County Record

Blue Ridge PRISM: Fighting to Save Virginia’s Flora from Unwanted Invaders (July 2017) – The Piedmont Virginian

Blue Ridge PRISM receives Garden Club of Virginia’s 2017 Elizabeth Cabell Dugdale Award (Nov 2017) – Shenandoah National Park Trust

Governor Hears About the Fight Against Invasive Plants (Dec 2017) – The Daily Progress

Call to Action Against Virginia Invasives (Feb 2016) – Arlington Regional Master Naturalists

Invasive Species Removal Funding Available in 10 Counties (Oct 2016) – Virginia Master Naturalist

Landowner’s fight against invasive plants turns into a regional effort (Sept 2015) – Bay Journal