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Webinar: Conservation Easements and Financial Planning

Join us on Wednesday, February 23rd at 12:00 for a conversation on how conservation easements can be used as an asset in financial planning. Register below!

By |February 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Eco-Friendly Ways to Celebrate the Holidays

While the holidays can be extravagant, it doesn’t mean they have to be wasteful!

When it comes to trees…

It tends to be more sustainable to buy a real Christmas tree. Artificial trees are made from un-recycleable artificial materials, some of which can be harmful to people as well as the environment. Often artificial trees are […]

By |December 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|

National Recycling Day

Typically when we think of what can be recycled, we picture aluminum cans and plastic bottles; however, so many more items can be recycled in different ways you may not have even thought of!

This great resource, Earth911, has a list of how to donate various items, from household waste to construction materials to electronics. We’ve transferred the list and the links onto this blog […]

Freshwater Mussels in Virginia

Look at these freshwater mussels we found in the Maury River during the Great Valley Cleanup!

Freshwater mussels are critical species in rivers’ and streams’ ecosystems. Why? They actually improve the quality of the water by acting as a natural filter for bacteria, algae and sediments. AND they are a source of food for other species!

There are […]

By |November 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Your Virginia Fall Bucket List for Conserved Lands

1. Head for a leisurely drive along Skyline Drive. With 105 miles containing 75 overlooks, you are guaranteed some stunning fall views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park.

2. Visit Richard’s Fruit Market, just outside of Winchester, […]

By |October 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|

You’re Invited- Great Valley Cleanup

Come one come all! Help us make an impact by joining Conservation Partners and Valley Conservation Council in picking up litter to help keep our Valley pristine! You can team up with our groups in Lexington or Staunton. If you can’t make it, clean up some trash wherever you are and post on social media with #GreatValleyCleanup and tag us to participate […]

By |September 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Global Impacts: 30 by 30 Conservation Goals

Have you heard of 30 by 30?

The United Nations working group has called for the conservation of 30 % of lands and waters by 2030. More specifically,

Coastal Impacts

Our very own Tori Kennedy is exploring some of the impacts that humankind has on coastal areas, focusing on the Eastern Shore of Virginia…

“Many environmental groups are working hard to counter climate change risks and help restore the water quality of the Bay. My time on the Eastern Shore of Virginia was spent working with the local land trust in Onancock interviewing a landowner whose family had donated a […]

By |July 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|