Virginia’s grassland habitats have suffered immense losses since European colonization. Some landowners are trying to reverse the trend.
ThunderCroft’s lodging and trails nestled in a variety of habitats on the edge of the Jefferson National Forest offer visitors a “front-row seat to nature,” says owner Buck Cox.
With grant money from various organizations and some elbow grease from the community, Pittsylvania Parks and Recreation has restored Wayside Park to its central place in the lives of county residents.
Bruce Ingram’s dream was to own and protect rural land. Now he and his wife Elaine own and manage 442 acres of pristine mountain terrain.
Roanoke’s Department of Parks and Recreation is making it easier to reach the top of Mill Mountain, where its iconic star, amazing views, a zoo and discovery center, and ten miles of trails await.
Mariel Goss brings heritage breeds together with prize-winning water quality protections on Retreat Farm.
A 12-acre parcel along Turkey Island Creek gives the James River Association one more way to get people out on the water.
We’re learning more about the people who came to live on the mountain thanks to our cultural history fellow, Barinaale Dube.
Ronnie Nuckols learned how to make his farm the best it can be by taking advantage of educational resources offered by state agencies. Now he is a resource to others.
With 20 miles of hiking trails and extensive educational and volunteer programming Loudoun County’s only nature preserve has plenty for people, too.