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Fulfillment Farms, Albemarle County

The Wildlife Foundation of Virginia works to inspire present and future generations of sporting enthusiasts by providing public access to properties like Fulfillment Farms, nearly 2,000 acres of land protected by a VOF easement since 1997.

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Morven Park, Loudoun County

Protected by a VOF easement since 2005, Morven Park welcomes over 500,000 visitors a year to tour its mansion, explore its trails, participate in equestrian and educational programming, and much more.

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Read Mountain Preserve North, Roanoke County

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.

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Camp Kum-Ba-Yah, City of Lynchburg

Camp Kum-Ba-Yah’s swimming pools and outdoor spaces have been welcoming all kids since 1961. The property is now protected with an easement held by VOF and made possible through funding from the Virginia Land Conservation Fund.

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Uncas Trail, City of Lexington

With perseverance and some help from partners, landowner Andrew McThenia has protected 39 acres of forested land from development and created a river access trail in East Lexington.

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Hull Springs, Westmoreland County

Elementary school students in Westmoreland County Public Schools and undergraduates from Longwood University are coming back to bigger and better educational possibilities on Hull Springs’ 662 acres of forest and wetlands.

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Belle Meade, Rappahannock County

Kids have been enjoying the outdoor spaces at Belle Meade Farm since 1994. Day and swim camps and a Montessori School closely tied to the farm’s Community Supported Agriculture Program means there is a lot to do and explore.

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