Time to say "Goodbye" to BCC 501c (3)
1) Board of Supervisors Earth Day Fortnight Proclamation April 16 kick-off in Warren Green Building, Warrenton, Virginia
with Ralph Crafts (Fauquier) Rainwater Harvesting and owner of MTO Kombucha located near OBH in Vint Hill
2) FCPS / County Government Energy Savings of $23,248 during June-August with ROI 4.6:1 (only 75 days)
3) FCCG @ Gentle Harvest in Marshall Virginia: Skyped with Dr. Mark Head (Paris) 4/16 and 9/4/18
4) Dr. Mark Head / Special Guests at Airlie / Wright Foundations and Clifton House 10/16/18
5) Above: A few of the BCC (2014 - 2018) sponsored activities in '18

Transfer Fauquier / Airlie Eco-Knowledge

Goodbye Mid-Atlantic Region

2019: Founder visits Chicago / Phoenix / Toronto / London

transfering Fauquier eco "best" practices along the way 


How we deal with adversity is often a personal choice

Trials and tribulations for EVERYONE 

As some doors close, others open

Personal change is critical to our (collective) future

Who needs to embrace these challenges?

Those Over 65 and under 25

Latter: Root cause-90%of environmental issues post WWII

Former because they already have solutions

SPEAK the obvious truths NOW

ACT before it is TOO LATE


2018 Activities / Tasks (below)

Event 1 April 12, 2018: Receive Fauquier Earth Day Fortnight #1 "Proclamation" from Board of Supervisors, signed by Chris Butler - Complete

Kick-Off event: April 16 – Ralph Crafts - PART 2 - Water challenges / solutions Michael Rainger Fauquier Earth Day Fortnight #1 Kick-off - Complete

Fauquier is a very special place to live, work and play, with a long and productive history of sustainability.  How can Fauquier residents embrace simple, every-day concepts that affect collective Earth Day challenges of Water, Food, Energy, Nature, Health, Housing, Weather, and Plastics?

April 17-20 / 23-28 Inaugural Fauquier Earth Day Fortnight - Complete

Rainforest Trust guided tours: “Islands of Thought” in the '60s by Dr. Murdock Head / Senator Gaylord Nelson and the brightest students, professors, and politicians originating "Earth Day Concepts"

A) Eco-Fauquier - Past / Present Eco-History

B) Eco-initiatives, innovation, ideas on agriculture, business, energy, education, technology, and water conservation

Fauquier Earth Day Fortnight #1 April 17-28 Workshop content: History - Earth Day #1 1970. Understand today's eco-opportunities. Future - 100th Earth Day 2070 - Complete

Community leadership for your friends, staff, prospects, teachers, students, and parents. Understand critical findings. Discuss community impacts. Leadership opportunities. Determine future actions. Participate in community-based steps building to the 50th Earth Day Anniversary Wednesday April 22, 2020 - unique effective strategies, for everyone. Complete



1970 Earth Day #1, Where we are today (Earth Day #48)

Where are we going to be in 2070 (Earth Day #100)?

1) Earth Day #1 - April 22 1970 2) Last 50 years 3) Celebrate successes 4) Capture failures 5) 2020 benchmarks 6) 100th Earth Day in 2070 7) Innovation 8) Future changes 9) How should we adapt?  Complete

Custom sessions to reward your clients / staff, educate / motivate / make a difference, 12-24 month planning from eco-perspective using prior week results = Powerful data for you to use Complete

Eco-Projects / Initiatives help ALL of us


"er-li" pronounced "Airlie" where Earth Day Concepts / Strategies began in the '60s via "Islands of Thought"