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Community Townhall: Help Protect the Health of the Occoquan Reservoir

Thursday, June 2, 7:00 pm at Jenkins Elementary School 4060 Prince William Parkway, Woodbridge, 22192

Doors open at 6:30 pm, with exhibits to view. Free. Tickets available online here or at the door!

From the Outer Beltway to the Occoquan Reservoir, and from Prince William Forest Park to Manassas National Battlefield, learn how proposed land use changes threaten our public drinking water and how you can affect change!


Welcome - Kim Hosen, Prince William Conservation Alliance

Deshundra Jefferson, Montclair resident and smart growth advocate

Racial inequities in land use and what you can do promote equity

Julie Bolthouse, Piedmont Environmental

Costly Outer Beltway induces development and impacts watersheds

Bill McDow, Belmont Bay HOA

Managing stormwater runoff and impacts to Resource Preservation Areas

Kyle Hart, National Parks Conservation Association

Potential impacts to the Occoquan Reservoir watershed and national parks

Elizabeth Ward, Green Risks

Development in the Rural Crescent will raise the cost of public water for residents

Frank Washington, Coalition to Protect Thoroughfare

Many threats are facing Prince William; within them, division is our greatest enemy

Learn the facts – Get engaged – Make a difference!

Sponsored by the Prince William Conservation Alliance

Occoquan Reservoir

Manassas Battlefield Named Most Endangered Historic Place 

On May 10, Preservation Virginia recognized Manassas National Battlefield Park as one of Virginia's Most Endangered Historic Places due to the threat of data center development. It's a bittersweet acknowledgment that supports the former superintendent Brendon Beis's submitted comments that the PW Gateway is the greatest threat that the park has seen in three decades.

Read the full listing here.

See their interactive map here.

Wildlife Garden, Summer 2021