Effort led by James River Association, Virginia Department of Forestry, and Chesapeake Bay Foundation funds tree plantings that protect streams.
1,326-acre forest in Roanoke County hosts the world’s largest known population of globally rare piratebush shrub.
The 820-acre preserve in Giles and Bland counties is managed for its old-growth trees and offers possibilities for reintroducing the American chestnut and butternut tree.
The Chesapeake Bay’s largest and oldest oyster festival will have a space to call home for future generations, thanks to a partnership between festival organizers and the Virginia Outdoors Foundation …
Effort led by The Conservation Fund and Virginia Department of Forestry included support from a $1 million grant from VOF’s Forest CORE Fund.
VOF opens 2020-2021 grant round for its Preservation Trust Fund with an emphasis on community-driven conservation.
Get Outdoors program will provide grants of up to $25,000 for projects in underserved communities.
The webinar provided an overview of the 2020 grant round, which is focused on community-supported conservation projects in nine Southwest Virginia localities.
Projects to restore Evergreen & East End Cemeteries in Richmond and create Hinchee Park in Roanoke receive silver awards in the land conservation category.
The project, which was slated to cross 10 VOF easements, is scrapped by the developers, citing “ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty.”