With 20 miles of hiking trails and extensive educational and volunteer programming Loudoun County’s only nature preserve has plenty for people, too.
When Steve Tipsword of Rockbridge County manages the forested areas of his property, he leaves behind a small footprint … by using hooves.
This historic meadow on the bank of the Jackson River across from Covington is the newest addition to Alleghany Parks and Recreation’s parks portfolio.
Herb Collins’ strong sense of the past and expert restoration skills have preserved his historic family farm for future generations.
For 35 years, a group of citizens has banded together to conserve Dragon Run, the second-most ecologically significant ecosystem in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
First Natural Sciences Fellow, Meredith Hart, will begin insect research at the Preserve in May.
Radford University’s Selu Preserve gives people and wildlife the natural spaces they need to grow.
Janet Gayle Harris’s Aspen Grove Farm has a storied past, but its present role teaching young people about wetland stewardship is one thing that will help ensure its future.
Woods Hole Hostel has been a welcome respite for hikers on the Appalachian Trail since 1986. Since 2006, it’s been protected for future hikers with an easement held by VOF.
On Threlkeld Farm, an easement safeguards open space while organic practices build the soil.