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.”
June activities provide opportunities for the public to explore Hayfields Reserve in Highland County.
VOF, Bull Run Mountains Conservancy, and the Clifton Institute partnered in April to host biological survey at Bull Run Mountains Preserve.
“Shand’s Tract” project was supported by $700,000 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, North American Wetlands Conservation Act and $50,000 from the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund.