Tuesday, May 20th, @ 7:00 pm.  Board of Supervisors’ Chambers, Stafford County Administration Building. On Tuesday, May 20th, at 7 pm the Stafford County Board of Supervisors will hold two public hearings on matters important to Crow’s Nest. One hearing is on the Potomac River Resource Protection overlay district, which will create additional protection for… Read More

A Long time Coming…A Long Way to Go On May 1, 2008, public officials and invited guests gathered at a site overlooking Crow’s Nest to celebrate the acquisition of a portion of the peninsula.  As the opening speaker, Joseph Maroon of the Department of Conservation and Recreation, noted, “It’s been a long time coming.”  The… Read More

 On May 1, 2008, public officials and guests gathered at a sight overlooking Crow’s Nest to celebrate the acquisition and preservation of 1770 acres of the Crow’s Nest peninsula.  (See more photos and details.) This is a first step towards protecting the 4,000-acre peninsula.  But nearly 60% of Crow’s Nest remains unprotected. To understand the… Read More

At the dedication ceremony for the Crow’s Nest Natural Area Preserve, Save Crow’s Nest members distributed a press release to media representatives and people attending the ceremony.  The text is reproduced below. DESPITE SOME LAND ACQUISITION, CROW’S NEST STILL ENDANGERED The land acquisition commemorated in today’s ceremony will protect a part of Crow’s Nest.  But… Read More

As we predicted might happen, on Tuesday December 18, 2007, at their very last meeting and during a closed afternoon session, the lame-duck Stafford Board of Supervisors agreed to a deal to purchase a portion of the Crow’s Nest peninsula. However, most of the peninsula remains unprotected. It is not clear if all the Supervisors even… Read More

On Tuesday, November 6th, three new people were elected to the Stafford County Board of Supervisors. Two of these, Harry Crisp (D-George Washington) and Bob Woodson (D-Griffis-Widewater) received perfect “blue heron” scores on the Save Crow’s Nest  “Voter’s Guide,” (A positive blue heron indicates an overall position consistent with preserving Crow’s Nest.  A negative black… Read More

On November 6th, three of the seven seats for the Stafford Board of Supervisors are up for election. With plans to develop Crow’s Nest moving forward and County efforts to save the peninsula apparently stalled, “Save Crow’s Nest” sent the candidates a nine question survey to clarify where they stand on legislation that could impact… Read More

Currently, the Stafford County Planning Commission is considering a proposed comprehensive plan amendment and a rezoning application for Stafford Town Station that will allow between 1,740 and 2,250 housing units on land currently approved for 145 homes. Because some supporters of this development project have said that the project is linked to saving Crow’s Nest,… Read More