More than two miles of Nottoway River frontage protected with forested riparian buffer.
Proposed easements will provide outdoor recreation and education opportunities for residents throughout the region.
Project funded by $1.2 million grant from VOF’s Forest CORE Fund will expand recreational opportunities in Montgomery County.
Latest round of Forest CORE grants will help to protect significant forest resources in region affected by Mountain Valley Pipeline.
105-acre purchase funded by VLCF grant and protected with VOF easement.
Historic site is the resting place for descendants of the first African slaves in English North America.
NBC’s Ron Allen spent time in Richmond with family, volunteers, and staff who are leading the efforts to restore the historic African American cemetery.
In 1968, James Ball, Jr. became the first landowner to protect his land with the Virginia Outdoors Foundation when he donated an open-space easement on 100 acres in Goochland County before gifting the land to the University of Richmond for use as an outdoor classroom. Five decades later, his niece, Ellen Pons, who owns the […]
VOF will assist James River Association and Department of Forestry with outreach to landowners.
$75,000 grant to Enrichmond comes on the heels of UNESCO designation of the cemetery as “a site of memory associated with the Slave Route Project.”