Natural Connections

The Northend Greenway Connection in Harrisonburg fills in a gap in city planners’ and local activists’ vision of bringing the city’s diverse neighborhoods and its resources together.


acres in Virginia protected.


miles of rivers and streams.


miles of hiking and biking trails.


acres conserved every hour since 1966.

Protect Your Land

Start here if you have open space that you would like to protect with help from the Virginia Outdoors Foundation.

Document Library

Applications, forms, guidelines, templates, newsletters, and other publications.

Board Meetings

See the dates and locations of upcoming meetings of the Board of Trustees and board committees.


The Virginia Outdoors Foundation has helped Virginia landowners protect hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland and forestland since 1966. Discover how VOF can help you protect your land for future generations.



Places That Connect

Camp Kum-Ba-Yah, City of Lynchburg

Camp Kum-Ba-Yah’s swimming pools and outdoor spaces have been welcoming all kids since 1961. The property is now protected with an easement held by VOF and made possible through funding from the Virginia Land Conservation Fund.

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Grant Spotlight

Bull Run Mountains Blog

Warning: Insane cuteness ahead!

Scolopax minor, or the woodcock, is a quirky, enigmatic little bird with a variety of different names throughout its range – the timberdoodle, the hokumpoke, the bog sucker, the Labrador

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Introducing Sydney Jackson!

Please help us welcome Sydney Jackson, who was selected to be our five week research student as part of our partner organization Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation’s (@smconservation) Endangered Species Conservation

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Meet some of the people and land behind our work