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 […]
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 […]
We absolutely love the preservation of amazing natural resources through National and State Parks; however, putting land into a park doesn’t fully protect it from human impact on the environment. Shutdowns caused by politics and pandemics can play a huge role in how the wildlife in these parks is protected… or not. Don’t worry– we’re not speaking in a partisan sense!
As explored in an […]
What Can It Do For Your Herd?
Stream exclusion fencing can create significant returns for your farm. While stream exclusion fencing does require an upfront investment, 80% of fencing costs can be reimbursed through cost share programs. However, the other 20% of the fencing cost plus even more can be put back into your pocket through the returns that the benefits of stream exclusion fencing provide to your herd. Here’s […]
Take the time to stop and smell the roses, not take the time to register your land preservation tax credits… that’s on us!
What are LPTCs?
Land Preservation Tax Credits are known as LPTCs for short. The Virginia Land Conservation Incentives Act allows for an income tax credit for 40% of the value of conservation easements. Virginia is one of few states that has transferrable LPTCs, meaning they can […]