Iconic Places in Tomorrow’s Atmosphere

350: what-why-when-where?
350: what-why-when-where?

ONE may be the loneliest number. 350 will be the most prominent for the next few months and beyond. Click the image to read why, and bookmark 350.org. Read more here soon about this number in this place in our times.

What is your community doing to focus discussion on the issue of climate disruption, CO2-energy-water footprint reduction and the legacy you leave your children in your community fifty years from now?

I ask this not in a finger-wagging way but out of desire to know what other communities are doing. We need to support and learn from each other, now more than ever.


About fred

Fred First holds masters degrees in Vertebrate Zoology and physical therapy, and has been a biology teacher and physical therapist by profession. He moved to southwest Virginia in 1975 and to Floyd County in 1997. He maintains a daily photo-blog, broadcasts essays on the Roanoke NPR station, and contributes regular columns for the Floyd Press and Roanoke's Star Sentinel. His two non-fiction books, Slow Road Home and his recent What We Hold in Our Hands, celebrate the riches that we possess in our families and communities, our natural bounty, social capital and Appalachian cultures old and new. He has served on the Jacksonville Center Board of Directors and is newly active in the Sustain Floyd organization. He lives in northeastern Floyd County on the headwaters of the Roanoke River.

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