VOF makes $1.825 million available from its Preservation Trust Fund and Get Outdoors grant programs in first half of FY22.
Projects include new parks, trails, outdoor classrooms, and community gardens in 25 counties and cities.
Grants from Forest CORE Fund support eight projects that protect the outdoors and increase access to open space in Roanoke, Montgomery, Giles, Franklin, and Danville.
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Bull Run Mountains Blog
VOF Preserve Manager Joe Villari and his team participated in partner organization Reserva: The Youth Land Trust’s #runfortherainforest 5k and, as Preserve staff and enthusiasts do, turned it into a 3.89mile mini-bioblitz!
This week for #sciencesaturday , we are focusing on a species that has just begun to bloom at the Preserve – Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)! Read more to learn about identifying this plant, and the unique method it uses to spread its pollen.
The Eastern Box Turtle is this week’s #sciencesaturday spring spotlight species! Read on to learn what they eat, where they live, and other special facts.