All Kinds Welcome Here Lobby Day at State Capitol Today, More Upcoming Events and Actions

We hope to see you out and about at some or all of these upcoming events, for the sake of West Virginia’s future!

At the State Capitol, today, Thursday February 8: All Kinds Welcome Here Civil Liberties Lobby Day RSVP here. #BeHeardWV

At the State Capitol, Friday February 9: Come Out to ”Co-Tenancy” (Forced Pooling) Bill Hearing Note: If you want to come to this hearing and need travel assistance for your mileage expenses, please contact OVEC’s Executive Director Natalie Thompson in person after the hearing, or at 304-222-2208 or

In Lewisburg, Saturday February 10: #Justice4Minden: Support the People of Minden, WV

In Huntington, Monday February 12: Uprooting Racism Before It Grows

Online: If you haven’t already done so, please do take action for your woods, the West Virginia State Parks. There’s this petition to sign: OPPOSE LOGGING WV’S STATE PARKS, and our friends at WV Rivers Coalition have set up this easy way for you to take action: ASK MEMBERS OF THE WV HOUSE TO VOTE NO ON HB4182.  If you want to learn more about this issue, read: Governor Still Can’t See the Park for the Trees. There’s likely going to be a public hearing on this bill, so stay tuned. Please be certain you are on WV Environmental Council’s action alert list for updates. (OVEC is a member group of WVEC.) We will also post updates on our website.

OVEC’s Executive Director Natalie Thompson can often be found at the Statehouse. If you want to join her in speaking with WV Legislators on matters of concern to you, she’d love to have your company. E-mail her at You can also team up with the WV Environmental Council lobbyists under the Golden Dome.

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