The Town of Narrows wanted to protect its mountain backdrop and refurbish its trails. One grant from VOF’s Forest Core Fund made it possible to do both.
A grant from VOF’s Forest Core Fund is helping ensure protection of the iconic view from McAfee Knob, one of the AT’s most photographed views.
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation has purchased 775 acres in Giles and Bland counties with a grant from VOF’s Forest CORE Fund.
A grant from VOF’s Forest CORE Fund is making it easier for people in SWVA to learn about and grow native plants, contributing to cleaner water, healthier soil and restored habitats for pollinators.
The Read Mountain Preserve has more than doubled in size thanks to a fruitful public/private partnership between a local advocacy group, local agencies, landowners and grants from VOF’s Preservation Trust and Forest Core funds.
Grants from Forest CORE Fund support eight projects that protect the outdoors and increase access to open space in Roanoke, Montgomery, Giles, Franklin, and Danville.
At the Albright Scout Reservation in Chesterfield county, small things add up to big results in real time, thanks to a group of youth volunteers and their adult advisors who have decided that hiking and camping aren’t the only outdoor experiences the 568-acre property has to offer.
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.
Effort led by The Conservation Fund and Virginia Department of Forestry included support from a $1 million grant from VOF’s Forest CORE Fund.