Governor McDonnell Visits Wintergreen Resort : 4.17.10

2
107
Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Governor Bob McDonnell speaks to members of The Virginia Forestry Association at their 2010 convention being help this weekend at Wintergreen Resort.
Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Governor Bob McDonnell speaks to members of The Virginia Forestry Association at their 2010 convention being held this weekend at Wintergreen Resort.

Wintergreen Resort
Nelson County, Virginia

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell appeared Friday night at Wintergreen Resort to speak to members of The Virginia Forestry Association at their 2010 convention held here in Nelson County.

Gov. McDonnell chats it up with folks during Friday night's convention at Wintergreen.
Gov. McDonnell chats it up with folks during Friday night's convention at Wintergreen.

The Governor stressed how important forestry is in Virginia. He also spoke about how drilling off the coast for oil would create much needed jobs.

Todd Haymore, VA Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry, talks to people at Friday night's convention.
Todd Haymore, VA Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry, talks to people at Friday night's convention.

On Monday Governor McDonnell Participates in Earth Week with a Hike and Tree Planting with Students In Woodbridge and Richmond.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Preseumably the Governor stressed the offshore drilling and related jobs to demonstrate the importance of those forests in 60 or so milllion years when they turn into petroleum to replace that being extracted today.

  2. or perhaps to demonstrate the importance of being self sufficient and not held hostage for fuel…

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here