New grant opportunities for public open space projects

$1.7 million is now available from PTF and GO grant programs. The application deadline is March 11.


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Places That Connect

Grant Spotlight

Rockfish River Access, Nelson County

A grant from the Virginia Outdoors Foundation for a take-out point on the Rockfish River is just the beginning of Nelson county’s efforts to increase public access to the scenic waterway.

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Bull Run Mountains Blog

Ode to a fallen friend

Located at our confluence, our beloved beech was the definition of a trooper.Its root system half pulled out of the Earth by a windstorm decades

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