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Dragon Run, Middle Peninsula

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.

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Woods Hole Hostel, Giles County

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.

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Buckroe Beach, Hampton

Buckroe Beach in Hampton has provided generations of Virginians with beach vacations close to home, as shown in this postcard produced in 1910.

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