Conservation Resources in Southeast Virginia Region

 Battlefield Conservation

   
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Virginia Conservation Lands Database

 

Show Battlefield Conservation Organizations & Professionals (14)
There are 14 resources serving Southeast Virginia Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Battlefield Conservation Organizations & Professionals serving Southeast Virginia Region
Land Trusts
American Battlefield Trust
- Washington , DC
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Capital Region Land Conservancy
Jane Myers - Land Conservation Manager - Richmond, VA
Catoctin Land Trust
- Frederick, MD
Historic Virginia Land Conservancy
- Williamsburg, VA
Land Trust of Virginia
- Middleburg, VA
Living River Restoration Trust
- Portsmouth, VA
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
The Nature Conservancy, Virginia Field Office
Michael Lipford - Executive Director - Charlottesville, VA
Trout Unlimited
Chris Wood - President and Chief Executive Officer - Arlington, VA
Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust
Hali Plourde-Rogers - Executive Director - Belle Haven, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA

 Conservation Easements

   
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Tax advantages and other incentives related to land conservation
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Code allows two principal forms of tax benefits from donations of conservation easements: a federal income tax deduction and an estate tax exclusion.

 

Leaving a Legacy of Land
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Protecting private lands that provide significant natural resource or cultural values is often a capstone objective for landowners, managers, and conservationists.

 

Conservation Almanac

The Trust for Public Land has created the Conservation Almanac, which is a great resource for understanding the context of the conservation and conservation finance movements. Here you can see how much land has been protected in your state, which state and federal agencies have protected the land, the ratio of money spent to land conserved, and policies and programs that could help your state reach its conservation objectives.

 

How a Conservation Easement Works - Sample example of conservation easement

A simple example illustrates how a conservation easement works in practice. Let’s assume pressure from buyers building vacation homes has pushed the value of land up in recent years to the point where the family is concerned about how the next generation will pay the estate tax bill without selling the land.

 

Land Preservation - An Essential Ingredient in Smart Growth
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The preservation of land for working rural landscapes, wildlife habitat, urban parks, recreational trails, and protecting water supplies and floodplains is emerging as an integral component of smart growth programs.

 

6 Basic Steps to Conveying a Conservation Easement
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How does one go about donating or selling a conservation easement.? There is no one right way to go about it. However, the following outline shows the most common steps to the process.

 

The Law of Agricultural Land Preservation in the United States
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Thomas Daniels and John Keene's new book breaks down the legal principles, federal and state requirements, and the legal issues that affect agricultural land preservation efforts.

 

Find a Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCCs)

Find an LCC here. The 22 LCCs collectively form a network of resource managers and scientists who share a common need for scientific information and interest in conservation. Each LCC brings together federal, state, and local governments along with Tribes and First Nations, non-governmental organizations, universities, and interested public and private organizations. Our partners work collaboratively to identify best practices, connect efforts, identify science gaps, and avoid duplication through conservation planning and design. 

Managing the landscapes that provide our natural and cultural resources has become increasingly challenging. With the signing of Secretarial Order No. 3289, the Department of the Interior launched the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) to better integrate science and management to address climate change and other landscape scale issues. By building a network that is holistic, collaborative, adaptive, and grounded in science, LCCs are working to ensure the sustainability of our economy, land, water, wildlife, and cultural resources. 

 

Using the Conservation Tax Incentive
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This short brochure summarizes the conservation easement tax incentive and provides answers to some frequently asked questions. For the late ...

 

Conservation Easements
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One tool for estate planners is the conservation easement, by which a landowner voluntarily restricts his or her land from being developed, restricts the amount of development or protects existing features, like a building facade with historic value.

 

Conservation Easements - How Flexible Is Too Flexible?

To ensure the continued conservation of natural resources and habitats, it is important to ensure that easements are not simply undone by successors to the original parties after the tax benefits have been realized.& ...

 

Mitigation and Conservation Banking
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To many landowners a threatened or endangered (T&E) species on their property is anathema because it can herald all kinds of state and federal limitations on use of their property.& ...

 

Kelo, Conservation Easements, and Forever - Why Eminent Domain Is Not a Sufficient Check on Conservation Easements' Perpetual Duration
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In this article you will learn how Kelo v. City of New London affirmed that promoting economic development is a permissible public purpose sufficient to justify taking private property by eminent domain and that a legislative body is to receive broad deference in making this determination.

 

2015 National Land Trust Census Report
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Our common ground and collective impact.

 

Conservation Easements - A Tool for Preventing the Fragmentation of Family Lands
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Land stewards can use conservation easements to help manage the future. Conservation easements can be created to protect different natural assets ranging from endangered species and water sources to productive, open space and agricultural land.

 

Uniform Conservation Easement Act Summary
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Although traditional uses of land for industrial, commercial, residential and agricultural purposes have continued, conservation and historic preservation have become important as well.

 

What is Natural Area Dedication?
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Natural Area Dedication is a conservation option available to landowners of highly significant natural areas.

 

Investing in the Commonwealth's Land and Water
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Virginia Forever's Five-Year Plan, 2015-2019

 

Virginia Conservation Lands Database

 

Buying & Selling Virginia Tax Credits
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Conservation easement donors often receive more in Virginia tax credits than is required to pay their state taxes. Tax credit holders can sell these additional credits on the free market.

 

Alternatives to Real Estate Development Deriving Financial Benefits from Conservation and Mitigation Projects in Virginia - a Lender's Collateral Concerns
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In the current economic environment, landowners previously contemplating development or sale of their real property are seeking alternative ways to generate cash flow from their real property assets.

 

Uniform Conservation Easement Act (with 2007 Amendments)
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The Act enables durable restrictions and affirmative obligations to be attached to real property to protect natural and historic resources.

 

Multi-Generational Ownership and Planning for Family Owned Properties
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The paper explains many of the common legal tools used by families to manage and/or transfer family lands, and gives a very good overview of the expectations and considerations families will face throughout the process.

 

Forever Donation
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A landowner recently asked us: What is the best way to ensure that the land I donate is not sold? We put the question to the land trust community and it generated quite a bit of activity on the land trust listserv.

 

Tax Benefits of Donating Conservation Land
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There are several kinds of tax benefits available to donors of land or conservation easements. This article attempts to summarize these benefits and provide some examples of how they work.

 

What is a Land Trust?

Land trusts are non-profit organizations directly involved in the permanent protection of land and its resources for the public benefit. A trust may operate on a local, state, regional, or national level.

 

Bundle Of Rights Approach To Value
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The bundle of rights theory maintains that ownership of a parcel of real estate may embrace a great many rights, such as the right to its occupancy and use; the right to sell it in whole or in part; the right to bequeath; the right to transfer by contract for specified periods of time, the benefits to be derived by occupancy and use of the real estate.

 

2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation
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The 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation was prepared as an introduction for fish and wildlife conservation providers – the on-the-ground biologists and conservation partners who help deliver Farm Bill conservation programs to landowners.

 

13 Components of a Successful Transferable Development Right Program
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For those of you who don’t know, TDR stands for Transferable Development Rights. Simply put, these are typically programs that are designed by local government to allow for the free market transfer of subdivision or development rights from a rural (agricultural and/or conservation) zone to a designated development zone within a jurisdiction.& ...

 

Like-Kind Exchanges of Conservation Easements
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Certain individuals who own land with significant conservation value, for example landowners of wildlife habitat or open space, can preserve the character of their land, obtain additional property, and defer taxes on the transaction, all at the same time.

 

Working Lands For Wildlife
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Through Working Lands for Wildlife —a voluntary, incentive-based effort—the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and its conservation partners will provide landowners with technical and financial assistance to: Restore populations of declining wildlife species.

 

NextGen Conservation - Peninsula Open Space Trust engages Millennials in its mission.
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The 80 million-plus Millennials in the United States represent the next generation of potential land trust supporters and advocates.

 

Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural Communities
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Many rural communities are facing challenges, including rapid growth at metropolitan edges, declining rural populations, and loss of working lands.

 

Conservation of Private Lands - Opportunities and Challenges for the States
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Private land conservation initiatives are a critical component of any state-level quality of life agenda. Although concerns over sprawl, including the loss of prime agricultural lands and significant green space, continue to be one of the underlying rallying cries in support of state-level smart growth initiatives, the fact remains that with few exceptions, conservation of privately-owned working lands has not received significant attention in smart growth literature or conferences.

 

Bosque Canyon Ranch v. Comm’r—Partnerships Denied Deductions for Conservation Easements Allowing Movable Homesites and Taxed on Disguised Sales of Homesites
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Bosque Canyon Ranch, L.P. located in the hill country of Texas was just denied $15.9 million of deductions claimed by partnerships for the donation of conservation easements on two grounds in a tax court decision.

 

The Conservation Easement Quiz
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Take a quick quiz and test your knowledge on conservation easements and learn if they can work for you.

 

Conservation Easement Paragraph Databank
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The CE Paragraph Databank is a work in progress assembled by the Stanford Conservation and Climate Change Drafting Committee and a number of CE professionals assisting in the work.

 

Conservation Easements and the 2010 Roth Conversion - A symbiotic relationship
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It may come as a shock, but there is a sort of symbiotic relationship at work between property owners with conservation easements and the IRS.

 

Using Conservation Easements to Protect Working Forests
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For decades, conservation easements have protected open space values such as wildlife habitat, ecological diversity, recreational access and aesthetics.

 

Farm and Forest Land Preservation With Conservation Easements
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This publication is intended to provide basic information on conservation easements for landowners, community leaders, students and other interested individuals.

 

The Importance of Land Trusts to Forestry
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Almost everyone in forestry has heard of land trusts since they have become a common fixture especially in areas that are rapidly urbanizing.

 

Conservation Easements - Donor Beware
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Conservation easements have garnered significant attention and gained popularity over the last few years due in part to the availability of federal tax deductions and Virginia state tax credits associated with conservation easements.

 

Easements prove valuable in efforts to protect land
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Practically no one had heard of conservation easements 15 years ago when Charleston native Herbert J. Butler began trying to protect his hundreds of acres of former rice fields.

 

State of the Land 2006, A brief inventory of public and private land in the United States
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“In wildness is the preservation of the world.” Quoted from an essay by Thoreau lamenting the way in which modern urban life has made natural resources into commodities and isolated people from the natural processes on which their lives depended.

 

An Overview of Financial Alternatives for Land Conservation Transactions
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Clearly, the motivation for a land conservation transaction is often the desire of the landowner to safeguard the property. However, this objective must be balanced with the need to maximize the return to the landowner.

 

Show Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals (382)
There are 382 resources serving Southeast Virginia Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Southeast Virginia Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington , VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
Deborah Kelley Fourness
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Farmers Legal Action Group
- St. Paul, MN
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
John H. Foote
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Prince William, VA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Director/Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Lee Stephens Law, PLC
- Irvington, VA
Lenhart Pettit
- Harrisonburg , VA
Mark W. Botkin
BotkinRose PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Timothy G. Moore
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Warren L. Tisdale
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
Certified Appraisers
Alex J. Uminski, SRA
Residential Appraiser Supervisor - MG Miller Valuations - Richmond, VA
Alvin R. Young, SRA
- Owner - Virginia Beach, VA
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Amy N. Edmonds, MAI
Managing Director - Valbridge Property Advisors | Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
Angela B Miller, SRA
President - Miller Appraisals, Inc. - Suffolk, VA
Betsy K. Hughes, SRA
President - BK Appraisal Services - Virginia Beach, VA
Bradley R. Sanford, MAI
Principal - Dominion Realty Advisors, Inc. - Norfolk, VA
Brian J. Dundon, MAI
Commercial Appraiser - Brian J. Dundon & Assoc. - Virginia Beach, VA
Burns N. Gibson, III, SRA
Senior Appraiser - Hanover County - Hanover, VA
Cameron B. Wood
Senior Appraiser - Hometown Realty Services - Ashland, VA
Cecil P. Miller, Jr., SRA
Appraiser - Cecil Miller Real Estate Appraisers - Newport News, VA
Cecil W Simmons, MAI, SRA
President - Cecil Simmons & Co. - Chesterfield, VA
Charles M. Darling, SRA
Owner - Darling Appraisal Services - Virginia Beach, VA
Charles V. Hostetler, SRA
Owner - Hostetler Appraisal - Virginia Beach, VA
Christopher M. Carmody, SRA
Real Estate Appraiser - Barber & Associates - Richmond, VA
Christopher Perry
- CM Perry & Sons - Virginia Beach, VA
Corinna A. Payne, SRA
Certified Residential Appraiser - Powell Appraisers & Consultants, Inc. - Hampton, VA
Curtis M. Darlington
President - Appraisal Corporation of Virginia - Richmond, VA
David A. Sirna
Sirna Forestry Consulting Service - Bunker Hill, WV
David C. Green, SRA
Real Estate Appraiser - Donahoe & Associates, Inc. - Virginia Beach, VA
David E. Richards, MAI
Principal - Dominion Realty Advisors, Inc. - Norfolk, VA
David G. Lester, Sr., SRA
Principal - Lester and Associates, LLC. - Midlothian, VA
David H. MacMillan, SRA
President - Kight Realty Corporation - Virginia Beach, VA
David R. Belote, SRA
R.E. Appraiser - Belote Appraisals, Inc. - Newport News, VA
David R. Wright, Jr., MAI
Director - Valbridge Property Advisors - Chesapeake, VA
David W. Hines, MAI
- Brian J. Dundon & Associates - Virginia Beach, VA
Dennis W. Gruelle, MAI, SRA
Owner - Appraisal Consultation Group - Virginia Beach, VA
Diana L. Ernst
Senior Appraiser - Valbridge Property Advisors|Axial - Chesapeake, VA
Donald J. Powers, Jr, MAI
- Henrico, VA
Doug Schepker, MAI, SRA
Principal - CDS Realty Company - Richmond, VA
Earl L. Wynings, Jr, SRA
- Owner - Carrollton, VA
Edward G. Knight, MAI, SRA
President - Knight Dorin & Rountrey - Mechanicsville, VA
Eric C. Richards
Researcher/Associate - Dominion Realty Advisors, Inc. - Norfolk, VA
Eric C. Sullivan, MAI
- Virginia Beach, VA
Eugene A. Joseph, Jr, MAI, SRA
Proprietor & CEO - EAJoseph Appraisal & Consultation - Richmond, VA
Franklyn L. Stanfield, SRA
Appraiser - Stanfield & Associates - Virginia Beach, VA
G. Douglas Schepp
Appraiser - G. Douglas Schepp - Virginia Beach, VA
Gary Bratton
American Forest Management - Director, Appraisal Services / ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) - Sumter, SC
Gary I. Powell, SRA
Vice President - Powell Realty Appr. & Cnslts., Inc. - Hampton, VA
Gracie L Peacock, SRA
President - Gralar and Associates - Chesapeake, VA
H. Glenn James, MAI
Commercial First Appraisers, LLC - Principal - Norfolk, VA
Harrison M. Chavis, MAI
Harrison Chavis & Associates - President - Richmond, VA
Harry F. Hoffmann, Jr, SRA
- Academy Appraisal, LLC - Glen Allen, VA
Heather M. Placer, MAI, SRA
Regional Vice President - Valucentric - Midlothian, VA
Heather Shipe
- Appraisal Group, Inc. - North Chesterfield, VA
Henry T. Thrasher, SRA
President - Greenbrier Real Estate & Appraisals, Inc - Chesapeake, VA
Howard D. Hulen, SRA
Staff Appraiser - Cecil Simmons & Company - Chesterfield, VA
Ian Chavis, MAI
Harrison Chavis & Associates - President - Richmond, VA
James Burok, MAI
Sinnen-Green & Associates - Real Estate Appraiser - Virginia Beach, VA
James F. Windley, MAI
- Certified Commercial General Appraiser - Portsmouth, VA
James H. Boykin, MAI, SRA
Owner - James H. Boykin Real Estate - Richmond, VA
James L. Butler, III, SRA
Owner - James L. Butler III - Chesapeake, VA
James M. Powell, SRA
Owner - Appraisal Company of Virginia - Suffolk, VA
James S. Hunsecker, SRA
President - James S. Hunsecker & Assoc., Inc. - Hampton, VA
Jason P. Donahoe
- Stephen D. Donahoe & Associates Inc. - Virginia Beach, VA
Jean M. Gannon, SRA
General Partner - M G Miller Valuations - Richmond, VA
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
Jeffrey M. Ward, SRA
- Jeff Ward Appraisals - Virginia Beach, VA
Jeffrey S. Harris, MAI
Principal - Harris Property Advisors - Chesapeake, VA
Jeffrey S. McCormick, MAI
Appraiser - Brian Dundon & Assoc. - Virginia Beach, VA
John C. Harry, III, MAI, SRA
Owner - John C. Harry, Inc. - Suffolk, VA
John L. Soscia, MAI
Soscia & Company, Inc. - President - Virginia Beach, VA
John P. McCarthy, III
Associate - Horwath HTL - Norfolk, VA
John Philip Cooley, MAI
Cooley and Associates, LLC - Principal Appraiser - Charlotte, NC
John Swanberg, MAI
Sole Member - Realty Advisory Group, LLC - Virginia Beach, VA
Justin Baker, MAI
Senior Appraiser - CBRE - Richmond, VA
Katherine C. Baker, MAI
Principal - Connors Baker Commercial Real Estate - Norfolk, VA
Kendall C. Bradley and Associates, Inc.
- Accomac, VA
Kenneth L. Brown, MAI
Senior Managing Director - Integra Realty Resources - Richmond - Richmond, VA
Kenneth M. Hummel, MAI
Senior Commercial Review Appraiser - Regions Bank - Richmond, VA
Kenneth P Copeland, MAI, SRA
Principal - K.P. Copeland & Associates - Virginia Beach, VA
Laurie A. Coffey, SRA
Certified Residential Appraiser - CCR Appraisals, LLC - Newport News, VA
Lawrence J. Colorito, Jr, MAI
Senior Managing Director - Valbridge Property Advisors/Axial - Chesapeake, VA
Leslie D. Spruance, SRA
Real Estate Appraiser - Spruance Appraisals, Ltd - Virginia Beach, VA
Luzette R. Eaves
Senior Appraiser - Research & Valuation Consultants, Inc. - Norfolk, VA
M. Barron Kesser, SRA
Broker/Appraiser - Keystone Realty Co. - Norfolk, VA
Mark Chamblee Boykin, MAI, SRA
President - Boykin Realty Services, LLC - Richmond, VA
Matthew C. Ball, Jr.
Appraiser - Valbridge Property Advisors - Williamsburg, VA
Matthew H. Barber, MAI
Principal - Barber & Associates - Glen Allen, VA
Matthew Mitchell, MAI
Director - CBRE - Richmond, VA
Melanie H. Kidd, SRA
Appraiser - Kidd and Company Realty LLC - Midlothian, VA
Michael A. Knight
Appraiser Trainee - Knight, Dorin & Rountrey - Mechanicsville, VA
Michael F. Berry, MAI
Senior Managing Director - Valbridge Property Advisors | Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
Michael G. Miller, MAI, SRA
Colliers International - Managing Director - Richmond, VA
Michael J. Simerlein
President - Simerlein Appraisals Ltd. - Williamsburg, VA
Michael P. Cummings, MAI
Managing Director - Horwath HTL - Norfolk, VA
Michael S. Larson, MAI
Senior Real Estate Appraiser - Knight, Dorin & Rountrey, Inc. - Mechanicsville, VA
Myers & Woods Appraisal Group, Inc
Wesley Woods - President - Lynchburg, VA
Nancy G. Dove, MAI, SRA
Managing Director - Valbridge Property Advisors - Chesapeake, VA
Nicholas W. Lustrino
- Sinnen-Green & Associates - Virginia Beach, VA
Nicholas W. Paxson, II, MAI
Sole Proprietor - Nicholas W. Paxson - Norfolk, VA
Nicole Allen, MAI
Colliers International - Valuation Services Director - Richmond, VA
Otis Ellsworth Butler, III
President - Butler Appraisals, Inc. - Norfolk, VA
P. Michael Germano, SRA
President - Germano & Company, Inc. - Norfolk, VA
Pearl M. Ibarra, SRA
President - PCI Appraisal Company, LLC - Virginia Beach, VA
Peter E. Winters, Jr
CRE Reviewer - Virginia Beach, VA
Peter M. McCrary, MAI
- Dominion Realty Advisors, Inc. - Norfolk, VA
Peter S. Eckert, MAI, SRA
President - Peter S. Eckert & Company Inc. - Richmond, VA
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Matthews, NC
Randi Lemmon
Lucas Real Estate Appraisal Service - Blacksburg, VA
Ray E. Whaley, SRA
Staff Appraiser - MGMiller Valuations Inc. - Richmond, VA
Richard Andrew Hareza, MAI
- Valbridge Property Advisors - Chesapeake, VA
Richard C. Daniel, SRA
Owner - Real Estate Appraisal Services - Norfolk, VA
Richard E. McMurran, Jr, SRA
Staff Appraiser - Barker and Associates, Inc. - Yorktown, VA
Richard Paul, SRA
- R.W. Paul Appraisal Services - Mechanicsville, VA
Richard W. Taylor, Jr
President - Richard Taylor & Associates, Inc. - Newport News, VA
Robert F. Abernathy, SRA
Owner - Robert F. Abernathy - Suffolk, VA
Robert H. Mitchell, SRA
Owner - Mitchell & Associates, Realtors - Newport News, VA
Robert W. Watts, SRA
- Richmond, VA
S. Celeste Mohon, SRA
- Susan Celeste Mohon, Appraiser - Virginia Beach, VA
Shela E Edmonds, SRA
Pres. - S. Edmonds Appraisals - Portsmouth, VA
Smith S. Worthy, MAI
- Dominion Realty Advisors, Inc. - Norfolk, VA
Stephen D. Donahoe, SRA
- Donahoe & Associates - Virginia Beach, VA
Stevens L. Burkett, SRA
President - Tidewater Appraisal Group, LLC - Virginia Beach, VA
Stuart D. Holtzman, MAI
Owner/Managing Director - Holtzman Appraisal & Consulting Services - Glen Allen, VA
Summer Back
- Knight, Dorin & Rountrey - Mechanicsville, VA
Terrance McPherson
Terrance McPherson - Frederick, MD
Theresa G. Dunleavy
Owner - Theresa G Dunleavy & Associates - Norfolk, VA
Theresa M. Born
- Rockville, VA
Thomas M. Tye, MAI, SRA
President - Thomas Tye & Assoc. Inc. - Virginia Beach, VA
Thomas O. McCoy, MAI
Principal - McCoy Valuation, Inc - Norfolk, VA
Tom R. Murray, III, SRA
Murray Appraisal Services - Owner - Spotsylvania, VA
Wesley D. Woods
Myers & Woods Appraisal Group, Inc. - Lynchburg, VA
Will E. Leonard, III, SRA
Owner - Leonard Appraisal Services - North Chesterfield, VA
William A. Hopkins, Jr, MAI, SRA
Staff Appraiser - Knight, Dorin & Rountrey - Mechanicsville, VA
William T Barber, Jr, MAI
Principal - Barber & Associates, LLC - Henrico, VA
William W. Callahan, Jr
R.E. Appraiser - Donahoe & Associates - Virginia Beach, VA
Conservation Groups and Associations
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
Agrarian Trust
Ian McSweeney - Director - Weare, NH
AGree
- Transforming Food & Ag Policy - Washington, DC
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Emily Leedy - Director of Programs - Accokeek, MD
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Liz Chudoba - Water Quality Program Manager - Annapolis, MD
America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative
Kyle Jones - Regional Longleaf Pine Restoration Coordinator - Tallahassee, FL
American Agri-Women
- Colchester, VT
American Battlefield Trust
- Washington, DC
American Chestnut Foundation, Virginia Chapter
- Marshall, VA
American Forest Foundation
- Washington, DC
American Forests
Eric Sprague - Director of Forest Conservation - Washington, DC
American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts
Sandra Tassel - Program Coordinator - Bellingham, WA
American Hiking Society
- Silver Spring, MD
American Tree Farm System
Paul DeLong - Senior Vice President, ATFS & Conservation - Washington, DC
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
Todd Fearer - Coordinator - Blacksburg, VA
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
- Harpers Ferry, WV
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Washington, DC
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Debra Reynolds - Communication Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Bat Conservation International
- Austin, TX
Be Wild, Virginia!
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Richmond, VA
Biobased Maine
- Portland, ME
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter
Roberta Clowater - Executive Director - Fredericton, NB
Cave Conservancy of the Virginias
Bonnie Whitlock - Manager - Glen Allen, VA
Center for Large Landscape Conservation
- Bozeman, MT
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
- Annapolis, MD
Chesapeake Conservancy
Jenn Aiosa - Vice President & Director of Programs - Annapolis, MD
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council
- Ridgely, MD
Chesapeake Master Gardeners
- Chesapeake, VA
Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance
- Missoula, MT
CitSci.org
Greg Newman - Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)
- West Lafayette, IN
Continental Dialogue on Non-Native Forests Insects and Diseases
- Sheffield, MA
Dogwood Alliance
- Asheville, NC
Eastern Shore Virginia Master Gardeners
Virginia Cooperative Extension Office - Accomac, VA
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Denise O’Meara, PLA - Director of Education - Lexington, KY
Forest Landowners Association
Scott P. Jones - Chief Executive Office - Atlanta, GA
Forest Stewards Guild
Zander Evans - Executive Director - Madison, WI
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Garden Club of Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Green Fence Conservation Trust
- Apex, NC
James River Association
- Richmond, VA
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
LandScope Virginia
Virginia DCR - Natural Heritage Program - Richmond, VA
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Madison , MS
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Association of State Foresters
- Washington , DC
National Audubon Society
- New York, NY
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
National Family Farm Coaltion
- Washington, DC
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Jeff Trandahl - Executive Director and CEO - Washington, DC
National Forestry Association
Keith A. Argow - President, Director at Large - Vienna, VA
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Jeremy Emmi - Managing Director - Washington, DC
National Trust for Historic Preservation
- Washington, DC
National Wild Turkey Federation
- Edgefield, SC
National Wildlife Federation
- Reston, VA
NatureServe
Mary Klein - President & CEO - Arlington, VA
Partnership for Southern Forestland Conservation
- Clemson, SC
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
- Vienna, VA
Preservation Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc.
Craig A. Alderman - Executive Director - Buffalo, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Savory Institute
- Boulder, CO
Scenic Virginia
- Richmond, VA
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- Athens, GA
Soil and Water Conservation Society
- Ankeny, IA
Southeast Water Forum
- Knoxville, TN
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Flora, MS
Southern Conservation Partners
Chuck Roe - President - Raleigh, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development
Judith KohlerCO
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Kathy Abusow - President and CEO - Washington, DC
Sustainable Forests Roundtable
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Terrafirma RRG LLC
Jeremy Johnston - Account Administrator, Marsh Captive Solutions - Burlington, VT
The American Chestnut Foundation
- Asheville, NC
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Lindsay Thomas - Chairman - Washington, DC
The Conservation Fund
- Arlington, VA
The Fund for Wild Nature
Jeff Petersen, Esq. - Executive Director - Kelso, WA
The Garden Conservancy
- Cold Spring, NY
The Land Institute
- Salina, KS
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Trust for Public Land, D.C. / Chesapeake Office
- Washington, DC
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
Bruce Thacker - President - Thunder Bay, ON
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Turtle Islands Earth Stewards
Tyhson Banighen - Tappen, BC
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA)
- Chesterfield, MO
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
Ian Wilcox - General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer - London, ON
USA National Phenology Network
Jake Weltzin - Executive Director - Tucson, AZ
Valleys 2000
Bill Huether - Treasurer - Bowmanville, ON
Virginia Association For Parks
Johnny Finch - President - Bumpass, VA
Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund, Inc. ('VCLF')
Tom Clarke, CEO - Roanoke, VA
Virginia Forage and Grassland Council
- Crewe, VA
Virginia Forestry Association
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia’s United Land Trusts
Ellen Shepard - Richmond, VA
VIRGINIAforever
- Richmond, VA
Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation
- Halifax, VA
Wild Ones
Donna VanBuecken - Executive Director - Neenah, WI
Wildlands Conservation, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
Wildlife Foundation of Virginia
Jenny West - Executive Director - Norge, VA
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Estate Planners
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Sullivan Andrews & Taylor, P.C.
- Virginia Beach, VA
Estate Planning Attorneys
Albert J. Taylor, Jr.
Williams Mullen - Norfolk, VA
Allan G. Donn, Esq.
Willcox & Savage, P.C. - Norfolk, VA
Ammon G. Dunton Jr.
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, LLP - Managing Partner - White Stone, VA
Angela M. Griffith
Conway & Pannell PLLC - Attorney, of Counsel - McLean, VA
Christine Nguyen Piersall
Williams Mullen - Norfolk, VA
Craig H. Smith
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, LLP - White Stone, VA
Daniel J. Durst
Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
David D. Addison
Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Deborah Kelley Fourness
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Fielding L. Williams, Jr.
Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
Henry P. Custis, Jr.
Custis, Lewis & Dix, L.L.P. - Accomac, VA
James Philip Head
Williams Mullen - Tysons Corner, VA
Joseph A. Di Julio
Williams Mullen - Virginia Beach, VA
Lee Stephens Law, PLC
- Irvington, VA
Lee Stephens, Esq.
Lee Stephens Law, PLC - Irvington, VA
Lenhart Pettit
- Harrisonburg , VA
Mark E. Slaughter
Willcox Savage - Virginia Beach, VA
Mark W. Botkin
BotkinRose PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Neil L. Rose
Willcox Savage - Virginia Beach, VA
Paul G. Izzo
Thompson McMullan PC - Director - Richmond, VA
Peter M. Huber
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
Robert C. Nusbaum
Williams Mullen - Norfolk, VA
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Stephen G. Reardon
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Stephen W. Lemon, Esq.
Martin, Hopkins & Lemon, P.C. - Roanoke, VA
The Branan Law Firm, PLLC
- Hillsborough, NC
Toy D. Savage, Jr.
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Land Preservation Tax Credit
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Land Trusts
American Battlefield Trust
- Washington , DC
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Capital Region Land Conservancy
Jane Myers - Land Conservation Manager - Richmond, VA
Catoctin Land Trust
- Frederick, MD
Historic Virginia Land Conservancy
- Williamsburg, VA
Land Trust of Virginia
- Middleburg, VA
Living River Restoration Trust
- Portsmouth, VA
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
The Nature Conservancy, Virginia Field Office
Michael Lipford - Executive Director - Charlottesville, VA
Trout Unlimited
Chris Wood - President and Chief Executive Officer - Arlington, VA
Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust
Hali Plourde-Rogers - Executive Director - Belle Haven, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Lawyers
Lee Stephens Law, PLC
- Irvington, VA
Mike Brown
Baumgardner, Brown & Cupp, PLC - Washington, VA
Ronald G. Doucette
Doucette Law Firm, PLC - Leesburg, VA
William A. Conway, J.D.
Conway & Pannell PLLC - Partner Attorney - McLean, VA
William L. Heartwell, III
William L. Heartwell, III, P.C. - Fincastle, VA
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bobby Lamb
Robert Lamb PLLC - Washington, DC
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brian T. Chase
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Brooks M. Smith
Troutman Sanders - Partner - Richmond, VA
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington , VA
Christine D. Mehfoud
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Deborah Kelley Fourness
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Henry R. 'Speaker' Pollard, V
Partner - Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John H. Foote
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Prince William, VA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Director/Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Kerry Hutcherson
Rudy, Coyner and Associates - Chesterfield, VA
Lee Stephens Law, PLC
- Irvington, VA
Lenhart Pettit
- Harrisonburg , VA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Meade A. Spotts
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Michael James Rothermel
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Reed W. Neuman
Nossaman LLP - Partner - Washington, DC
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Thomas J. (TJ) Mascia
Troutman Sanders - Associate - Richmond, VA
Warren L. Tisdale
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
State Funding / Technical Resources
AgrAbility Virginia
Kirk Ballin - Salem, VA
Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program
- Richmond, VA
Agricultural Reserve Program
Jenny McPherson - Agricultural Reserve Program Coordinator - Virginia Beach, VA
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Chesapeake Forest Fund Tree Planting Program
Jenny McGarvey - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
Dr. Lisa Havel - Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture
Stephen G. Perry - Coordinator - Sanbornton, NH
Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Program
Meredith Bean - EAB Coordinator - Charlottesville, VA
Firewise Communities - Virginia
John Miller - Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
Money for Mitigation Grant Program
John Miller - Chief, Resource Protection - Charlottesville, VA
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Open Space and Agricultural Preservation Program
John Harbin - OSAP Administrator - Chesapeake, VA
Project WILD - Virginia
Suzie Gilley - Project WILD Coordinator - Henrico, VA
Purchase Of Development Rights Program
Peter Stith - PDR Administrator - Eastville, VA
Reforestation of Timberlands Program
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Riparian Forest Buffer Tax Credit
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Small Farms Nutrient Management Program
Tad Williams - Dairy and Small Farms Nutrient Management Specialist - Richmond, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
The Chesapeake Bay Program
Dana Aunkst - Director - Annapolis, MD
Tom W. Zaebst
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Cumberland, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Cost Share (VACS) Program
Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural BMP Tax Credit Program
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Soil and Water - Richmond, VA
Virginia Agricultural Stewardship Program
Darrell Marshall - Agricultural Stewardship Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program
Kim Niewolny - Program Director and Extension Specialist - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund
Walter Gills - Program Manager - Richmond, VA
Virginia Conservation Assistance Program (VCAP)
Kevin McLean - VCAP Coordinator - Mechanicsville, VA
Virginia Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
- Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Virginia Department of Forestry - Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program
Jennifer Gagnon - Virginia Cooperative Extension - Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation
Sarah Richardson - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund
Brett Christina Glymph - Director, Virginia Outdoors Foundation - Warrenton, VA
Virginia Recreational Trails Fund
Synthia Waymack - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Virginia Wildfire and Forest Protection
Virginia Department of Forestry - Fred Turck - Charlottesville, VA
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Woodland Steward Series
Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, Extension Forestry-NC Cooperative Extension, NC Forest Service, US Forest Service - Raleigh, NC
Tax Advisors
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Atoka Conservation Exchange LLC
- The Plains, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Virginia Conservation Credit Exchange, LLC
Todd Hochrein - Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Easement Exchange, LLC
- Marshall, VA

 Conservation Markets

   
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Conservation Almanac

The Trust for Public Land has created the Conservation Almanac, which is a great resource for understanding the context of the conservation and conservation finance movements. Here you can see how much land has been protected in your state, which state and federal agencies have protected the land, the ratio of money spent to land conserved, and policies and programs that could help your state reach its conservation objectives.

 

Conservation Corridor Toolkit

Landscape corridors are among the most important conservation strategies in the face of global changes such as habitat fragmentation, habitat destruction, and climate change. We aim to bridge the science and practice of conservation corridors.  Conservation Corridor will provide up-to-date findings from science that will inform applied conservation.  And, we will highlight new innovations in applied conservation, with the goal of guiding the direction of applied science toward management needs. Click Here. 

 

COMET-FARM™

COMET-FARM™ is a  whole farm and ranch carbon and greenhouse gas accounting system.  The tool guides you through describing your farm and ranch management practices including alternative future management scenarios. Once complete, a report is generated comparing the carbon changes and greenhouse gas emissions between your current management practices and future scenarios.

 

Mitigation and Conservation Banking
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To many landowners a threatened or endangered (T&E) species on their property is anathema because it can herald all kinds of state and federal limitations on use of their property.& ...

 

Investing in the Commonwealth's Land and Water
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Virginia Forever's Five-Year Plan, 2015-2019

 

Alternatives to Real Estate Development Deriving Financial Benefits from Conservation and Mitigation Projects in Virginia - a Lender's Collateral Concerns
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In the current economic environment, landowners previously contemplating development or sale of their real property are seeking alternative ways to generate cash flow from their real property assets.

 

Where Is the Carbon? Carbon Sequestration Potential from Private Forestland in the Southern United States
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Uncertainty surrounding the future supply of timber in the southern United States prompted the question, “Where is all the wood?” (Cubbage et al.

 

The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative - A range-wide plan for recovering bobwhites
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The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) is the unified range-wide strategy of 25 state wildlife agencies, with numerous conservation group and research institution partners, to achieve widespread restoration of native grassland habitats and huntable populations of wild quail.

 

A Guide to Successful Wildlife Food Plots - Blending Science with Common Sense
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This publication provides technical guidance and practical information for wildlife management beyond planting and managing food plots.  ...

 

Leveraging the Landscape - State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2012
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Over the last three years, projects that address the relationships between carbon and forests have moved from the sidelines of international climate action to center field.

 

The Potential for Soil Carbon Sequestration
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Luke Nave from the University of Michigan Biological Station presents this video short course on the fact that the largest terrestrial carbon pool is contained in soils.

 

Grasslands and Carbon - Processes and Trends
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Rebecca McCulley of the University of Kentucky, Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences presents this video short course on Grasslands, which make up 30% of the U.S ...

 

Forests and Carbon - Trends and Data for the U.S.
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In this video short course you can get the scoop on forestland carbon storage in the United States, which helps offset approximately 12% of US carbon emissions from fossil fuels.

 

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 2) - Protocols, Projects and Opportunities

Andrea Tuttle presents this video short course ont forest carbon markets and how these can be used to capture and hold carbon on the landscape.

 

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 1) - Basics of Carbon Offsets, Markets, and Trading
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Wondering about carbon offsets, credits, baselines, permanence and leakage? Get the carbon basics here and find out why forest offsets could be a bridge to the future.

 

Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers
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The Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers, produced by the American Farmland Trust (AFT), provides an overview of available market opportunities for environmental credits and services, how farmers and ranchers can get involved in them, and ways to encourage their continued growth.

 

Innovations in Market-Based Watershed Conservation in the United States - Payments for Watershed Services for Agricultural and Forest Landowners
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New innovations in payments for watershed services (PWS) have emerged in the past decade and are pointing the way toward watershed protection approaches that might effectively complement existing government conservation programs and incentives for rural landowners.

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due - Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Ecosystem Service Market Development - The Role and Opportunity for Finance
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The creation of tradable credits for the development or preservation of ecosystem services has emerged as a method to provide such payments.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship - An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

Meeting Regulatory Needs with Voluntary Conservation
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Take a look at a PowerPoint presentation on market-based approaches as a voluntary means to reduce the cost of compliance with environmental regulations.& ...

 

Natural Resources Credit Trading Reference
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The purpose of the NRCS Natural Resource Credit Trading Reference is to provide an understanding of how environmental credit trading can be used to increase the provision of conservation and ecosystem services by agriculture.

 

Payments for Forest Carbon
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Payments for forest carbon sequestration are an emerging opportunity for small forest owners to earn additional income, and in turn to sustain both the economic and ecological values of the Northern Forest.

 

Guidance for the Establishment, Use, and Operation of Conservation Banks
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This document provides guidance on the establishment, use, and operation of conservation banks for the purpose of providing a tool for offset mitigating adverse impacts to species listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended.

 

Conservation Banking
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This fact sheet was published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August 2012 is a two page primer on conservation banking with some history and information on how these banks are working today to promote species conservation and help mitigate habitat loss.

 

Conservation buffers - wildlife benefits in Southeastern agricultural systems
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Conservation buffers such as filter strips, riparian buffers, grassed waterways, and field borders are especially applicable to southeastern landscapes and have multiple environmental benefits while serving to significantly improve wildlife habitats.

 

LandServer

LandServer Supported Areas - Current Coverage and Coming soon.LandServer is a web-based tool that provides farmers and woodland owners with a quick and easy natural resource assessment, an evaluation of their property’s potential to receive payments for implementing conservation actions, and information on how to get started. Your report is only accessed with your secure User ID and password.

LandServer produces reports by analyzing a robust database of geographic, ecological, physical, and other data sets. LandServer is a program of Pinchot Institute for Conservation.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Carbon Sequestration Credits

This guide offers a path for local landowners to earn additional income while helping diminish adverse effects of global climate change through implementation of carbon sequestration and other stackable incentives.

 

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There are 328 resources serving Southeast Virginia Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Southeast Virginia Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Aaron Proctor
VDGIF Biologist - Charles City, VA
David Bryan
Private Lands Biologist - Fredericksburg, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Jay Howell
Small Game Project Leader - Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries - Henrico, VA
Marc Puckett
Small Game Project Leader - Farmville, VA
Peter Acker
VDGIF Biologist - Chesapeake, VA
Robert Glennon
Private Lands Biologist - Charles City, VA
The Bobwhite Quail in Virginia
VDGIF - Richmond, VA
Todd Engelmeyer
VDGIF Biologist - Charles City, VA
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
American Carbon Registry
John Kadyszewski - Director - Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2Invest, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
Cranston’s Mill Pond Nutrient Bank
Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Land Trust - Brent Fults - Richmond, VA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium
Debbie Reed - Executive Director - Falls Church, VA
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
EP Carbon
Zach Barbane - Director, Projects and Operations - Berkeley, CA
Evergreen Environmental, LLC
Mark Renna - President - Wayne, NJ
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Fund
- Berkeley, CA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
TerraCarbon LLC
- Peoria, IL
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Conservation Credit Markets
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brian T. Chase
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Christine D. Mehfoud
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Deborah Kelley Fourness
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Services Exchange
Paul Sweeney - Director of Conservation Planning - Alexandria, VA
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium
Debbie Reed - Executive Director - Falls Church, VA
EP Carbon
Zach Barbane - Director, Projects and Operations - Berkeley, CA
Falling Springs, LLC
Aaron Revere - President & General Manager - Richmond, VA
Forest Carbon Fund
- Berkeley, CA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Director/Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Meade A. Spotts
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
TerraCarbon LLC
- Peoria, IL
Thomas J. (TJ) Mascia
Troutman Sanders - Associate - Richmond, VA
Fisheries Biologists
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Foresters
Allen Watson
Hatchet Creek Forestry Services - Wirtz, VA
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andy Eubank
Forestry Management Services - Winchester, VA
Ashby Brown
Woods, Water and Wildlife Inc. - Carrsville, VA
Ben Cole
Bickford Timber and Land Management - Appomattox, VA
Ben Lane
Eastern Virginia Forestry Services LLC - Zuni, VA
Bill Bond
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Myersville, MD
Bill Wray
Wray Forestry Consulting - Richmond, VA
Billy Newman
EnviroFor, LLC - Shipman, VA
Blue Ridge Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Jeremy A. Clem - Consulting Forester - Flint Hill, VA
Bob Warring, ACF
Bob Warring Forestry Services - Owner - Scottsville, VA
Brandon Martin
Directions Land Mgt. - Blackstone, VA
Brian Lacey
Virginia Department of Forestry - Pine Sustainability Forester - Waverly, VA
Brian S. Keiling
Keiling Forestry Consulting, Inc. - Christiansburg, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Bruce A. Riley
Riley Forestry - Owner, Forester - Halifax, VA
Carolyn Mulligan
American Forest Management - District Manager - Danville , VA
Charles B. Harding Jr.
Harding Forestry & Realty Company - Emporia, VA
Charles D. Kasper
Kasper Timber Company - Emporia, VA
Charles H. Turner, ACF
CHT Forestry, LLC - Owner - Branchville, VA
Charles Huppuch
- Verona, VA
Charles M. Little
Interstate Forest Product - Brodnax, VA
Charlie R. Wade, ACF
SilviaTerra - Roanoke, VA
Christoper Kappa
Phoenix Forestry Services - Charlottesville, VA
Christopher B. Reid, ACF
F & W Forestry Services, Inc. - Forester - Charlottesville, VA
Chuck Bates
Forestry & Wildlife Consulting Services - Gretna, VA
Clifton Rexrode
Appalachian Forestry Services - Waynesboro, VA
Clint Phegley
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Aylett, VA
D. Brad White
Clearwater Forestry Consultants LLC - Hardy, VA
Dale Turner
Turner Forestry Services - Louisa, VA
Dan Parker
Tillinghast & Neely - Danville, WV
Dana Malone
Malone Forestry Consulting - Purcellville, VA
Daniel F. Perkins
Registered Forester NC #1439 - Chester, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Daniel N. Hammond, ACF
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Daniel R. Wilson
Three Rivers Forestry - Tappahannock, VA
Dave Paduda
Consulting Forester - Arlington, VA
Dave Terwilliger
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Aylett, VA
David A. Sirna
Sirna Forestry Consulting Service - Bunker Hill, WV
David Anderton
American Forest Management - Region Manager - Richmond, VA
David C. Froggatt
Misty Woods LLC - Prince George, VA
David C. Henderson
Henderson Forestry Consultants, PA - President - Asheboro, NC
David E. Birdsall Jr.
D. E. Birdsall Forestry Inc. - Gloucester, VA
David L. Thomas
Old Dominion Forestry - Luray, VA
David R. Martin Jr.
Martin Forestry & Realty - Chase CIty, VA
David R. Sheldon
Sheldon Forestry Inc. - King & Queen, VA
David Slack
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Aylett, VA
David W. Sandman
- Pamplin, VA
Dean T. Blount, ACF
Tyler Blount, Consulting Forestry, LLC - Consulting Forester/Realtor - Troutville, VA
Delmer Aylor
Aylor Consulting Forestry - Chase City, VA
Donald N. Parris
Timber Consultants, Inc. - Halifax, VA
Donald N. Parris
Timber Consultants, Inc. - Concord, VA
Doug Audley
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Dinwiddie, VA
Douglas F. Brewster
Wood Brokers Company Inc. - Chester, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Duane Means
Arrow Forestry - New Castle, VA
Edward G. Tugwell
Tugwell Consulting Forestry, P.A. - President - Asheboro, NC
Edward R. (Reed) Stanley
- Halifax, VA
Eric Blake
Singletree Forestry Services LLC - New Kent, VA
F&W Forestry Services
- Albany, GA
Frank O. Brooks Jr.
Forest Resources Management Inc. - Aylett, VA
Fred Schatzki
American Forest Management - Forester - Louisa, VA
G. Richard Griffin Jr.
G. Richard Griffin Jr Consulting Forester - Kenbridge, VA
Gary Bratton
American Forest Management - Director, Appraisal Services / ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) - Sumter, SC
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants
- Raleigh, NC
George W. Peery Jr.
Peery Forestry Services - Chatham, VA
Glen Worrell, Jr., ACF
F&W Forestry Services - Regional Manager - Charlottesville, VA
Greg Hutson
Little River Timber Management, Inc. - Maryville, TN
Gregory Garrison
Timber Marketing and Management - Chesterfield, VA
Heather Dowling
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Dinwiddie, VA
Henry A. Randolph
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants - Partner - Raleigh, NC
Homer G. Smith Jr.
Smith Forestry & Realty Company - Drakes Branch, VA
Hunter Darden
Hunter Darden III Consulting Forester - Franklin, VA
James C. Munden
- Midlothian, VA
James D. Funk, ACF
Forest Synergy, LLC - Locust Grove, VA
James F. Wagner
- Chatham, VA
James Furnish
Forestry Consultant - Rockville, MD
James T. O'Hare
Consulting Forester - Staunton, VA
Jeffrey Bent
- Petersburg, VA
Jeffrey C. Wikle, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Manager - Monroe, NC
Jeremey Falkenau
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Aylett, VA
Jess Crawford
South Rivers Forestry Consultants, LLC - King William, VA
Jim Schroering
Virginia Department of Forestry - Longleaf Pine Coordinator - Waverly, VA
Jim Vadas
Clearwater Forestry Services - West Point, VA
Joe Hedrick
Natural Bridge Forestry Consultants - Natural Bridge Station, VA
Joe Secoges
Eastern Forest Consultants LLC - Blacksburg, VA
John A.Heard
- Berryville, VA
John C. Magruder
Three Rivers Forestry - Consulting Forester - Tappahannock, VA
John C. Smith
John Smith Forestry Services - Consulting Forester - Richmond, VA
John Coleman
- Woodstock, VA
John H. (Jay) Crowder
- Boydton, VA
John H. Kight, II, ACF
Frazier Consulting Foresters, P.C. - Forester - Elizabeth City, NC
John H. Washburn
John H. Washburn Inc. - Kenbridge, VA
John Holstine
Holstine Forestry Consulting LLC - Charleston, WV
John J. West
- Consulting Forester - Bluefield, VA
John Perry
- Rocky Gap, VA
John R. (Jack) Cannon
J. R. Cannon, LLC - Emporia, VA
John R. Reid, ACF
Forest Resources Management, Inc. - Aylett, VA
John Shipley
Carolina Forestry Inc. - Manager Winston-Salem, NC Office - Winston-Salem, NC
Johnny Bickford
Bickford Timber & Land Mgt. Inc. - New Canton, VA
Johnny Robertson
- Chester, VA
Johnny Walker
Walker Enterprises - Big Stone Gap, VA
Kathleen Ogilvy
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Dinwiddie, VA
Kea Turner
Turner Forestry LLC - Carrsville, VA
Keith Brouillard
Carolina Forestry - Co-Owner - Raleigh, NC
Keith P. Newcomer
- Franklin, VA
Ken Sterner
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Gloucester, VA
Kevin A. Belt
Appalachian Forestry - Johnson City, TN
Kirby Woolfolk
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Dinwiddie, VA
Kyle Parshall
American Forest Management - Forester - South Hill, VA
Larry Edwards
- Greenville, VA
Larry J. Harrup
Southern Forestry LLC - Valentines, VA
Larry Layman
Layman Forestry Services - Halifax, VA
Lee Bethea
- McKenney, VA
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
Lisa Deaton
Virginia Department of Forestry - Forester - Gloucester, VA
Louis Brossy
Brossy Forestry Consulting - Consulting Forester - Wytheville, VA
Lueke Timber and Realty
- Providence Forge, Va
Manij Upadhyay
Virginia Department of Forestry - Forester - Courtland, VA
Mark D. Sims
Sims Forestry Services - Staunton, VA
Mark L. Brashears
- Consulting Forester - Romney, WV
Matthew B. Gillette, ACF
Rock Springs Forestry, Inc. - Capron, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Meghan Mulroy
Virginia Department of Forestry - Natural Resource Specialist - Waverly, VA
Michael C. Boggs
Real Estate Appraiser/Consulting Forester - Spotsylvania, VA
Michael H. Ballinger
Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants - Harvest Forester - Raleigh, NC
Michael Harold
Walnut Creek Forestry - Harrisonburg, VA
Michael J.Vaughan
Southern Land & Forest, Inc. - President - Weldon, NC
Michael Skinner
Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Michael W. Bobb
Consulting Forester LLC - Spotsylvania, VA
Milo Crawford
Chestnut Creek Forestry - Galax, VA
Molly O'Liddy
Virginia Department of Forestry - Community Forester - Richmond, VA
Nathan P. Rutherford
South Rivers Forestry Consultants, LLC - Management Forester - Carson, VA
Nathan R. Green
N. R. Green Resource Consulting LLC - Christiansburg, VA
Neil Thorne
Thorne Resource Consulting LLC - Strasburg, VA
Oliver Dodge
- Richmond, VA
Patrick J. Cleary, ACF
Highlands Forestry, Inc. - Prestonburg, KY
Paul M. Haney, ACF
Environmental Timber Management - President - Barboursville, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Paul Verbyla
Verb LLC - Owner - Mathews, VA
Peter Gayer
PDG Forestry Services LLC - Forest, VA
Randy Kyner
C & K Forestry Services - Cumberland, Va
Rich Reuse
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Dinwiddie, VA
Richard Pace III
- Mt. Jackson, VA
Robbie Lewis
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Accomac, VA
Robert E. Smiley
Resource International - Ashland, VA
Rodney Finkbiner
Carolina Forestry - Owner - Raleigh, NC
Scott Bachman
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Courtland, VA
Scott F. Oertle
Piedmont Forestry - Appomattox, VA
Scott Talmage Young
Scott Talmage Young, Consulting Forester - Pilot, VA
Sean L. Nolan
F & W Forestry Services, Inc. - Charlottesville, VA
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- Athens, GA
Sidney C. Sheldon
Sheldon Forestry Inc. - King & Queen Courthouse, VA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Southern Forests Network
- Asheville, NC
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Stephen A. Whitfield, ACF
Whitfield Forestry Consultants - Raleigh, NC
Stephen B. Jones
Moss Side Consulting Forestry LLC - Smithfield, VA
Stephen D. Mallette
Resource Management Associates - Locustville, VA
Steven Shuler
Shuler Timber Brokerage, Cruising & Appraisal - Rural Retreat, VA
SteveWagner
Summerfield Forestry Inc. - Lawrenceville, VA
Stuart Hale
The Forest Mgt. Company LLC - Abingdon, VA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
Thomas Moser
Blue Ridge Forestry Services Inc. - Floyd, VA
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Timberlands Unlimited, Inc.
David L. Jennette Jr - Windsor, NC
Todd Kready
Kready Consulting and Forest Land Mgt. - Bedford, VA
Tom W. Zaebst
Virginia Department of Forestry - Assistant State Forest Manager - Cumberland, VA
Travis Tindell
Virginia Department of Forestry - Area Forester - Courtland, VA
Virginia Department of Forestry
- Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group
- Afton, VA
Virginia Forestry Association
- Richmond, VA
W. Allen Jones, Jr., ACF
Parker Forestry Services, Inc. - Owner - Salisbury, MD
W. Michael Lane
- Suffolk, VA
W. Michael Lewis
W. Michael Lewis & Associates - Owner - Martinsville, VA
Wally Newman
Newman Forestry Services - Dinwiddie, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
Will Warekois
Southern Forestry Services LLL - Beaverdam, VA
William E. Pownall, ACF
Forest Resources Management, Inc. - Aylett, VA
William F. Gillette, ACF
Rock Springs Forestry, Inc - President, Forester - Capron, VA
William H. Lock & Associates, Inc.
William H. Lock - Greensboro, NC
William L. Braford
Blue Chip Forestry - Forester - Natural Bridge Station, VA
William L. Whitman
B & W Timber Company Inc. - Jarratt, VA
William M. Dryman, ACF
Bernard and Dryman Consulting Forestry, Inc. - President - Timberlake, NC
Zach Dowling
Virginia Department of Forestry - Senior Area Forester - Waverly, VA
Land Trusts
American Battlefield Trust
- Washington , DC
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Capital Region Land Conservancy
Jane Myers - Land Conservation Manager - Richmond, VA
Catoctin Land Trust
- Frederick, MD
Historic Virginia Land Conservancy
- Williamsburg, VA
Land Trust of Virginia
- Middleburg, VA
Living River Restoration Trust
- Portsmouth, VA
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
The Nature Conservancy, Virginia Field Office
Michael Lipford - Executive Director - Charlottesville, VA
Trout Unlimited
Chris Wood - President and Chief Executive Officer - Arlington, VA
Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust
Hali Plourde-Rogers - Executive Director - Belle Haven, VA
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Jason McGarvey - Communications and Outreach Manager - Richmond, VA
Mediators
Design Workshop
Anna Laybourn - Principal - Aspen, CO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Mitigation Banks
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Cranston’s Mill Pond Nutrient Bank
Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Land Trust - Brent Fults - Richmond, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Restoration Systems
George Howard - Raleigh, NC
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bobby Lamb
Robert Lamb PLLC - Washington, DC
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Brian T. Chase
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Brooks M. Smith
Troutman Sanders - Partner - Richmond, VA
C. Timothy Lindstrom
Conservation Easement Lawyer - Washington , VA
Christine D. Mehfoud
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Deborah Kelley Fourness
Spotts Fain - Director - Richmond, VA
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Henry R. 'Speaker' Pollard, V
Partner - Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John H. Foote
Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh, PC - Prince William, VA
John W. Anderson
Spotts Fain - Director/Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Kerry Hutcherson
Rudy, Coyner and Associates - Chesterfield, VA
Lee Stephens Law, PLC
- Irvington, VA
Lenhart Pettit
- Harrisonburg , VA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Meade A. Spotts
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Michael James Rothermel
Spotts Fain - Director, Shareholder - Richmond, VA
Reed W. Neuman
Nossaman LLP - Partner - Washington, DC
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Thomas J. (TJ) Mascia
Troutman Sanders - Associate - Richmond, VA
Warren L. Tisdale
Willcox Savage - Norfolk, VA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Evergreen Environmental, LLC
Mark Renna - President - Wayne, NJ
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
500-Year Forest Foundation
- Charlottesville, VA
Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture
Todd Fearer - Coordinator - Blacksburg, VA
Atlantic Coast Joint Venture
Debra Reynolds - Communication Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Blue Ridge Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Jeremy A. Clem - Consulting Forester - Flint Hill, VA
Brian W. Morse
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Afton, VA
Bruce A. Riley
Riley Forestry - Owner, Forester - Halifax, VA
Daniel Hammond
H & H Forest Management, Inc. - South Hill, VA
Dowdy's Forest & Land Management
Matthew E. Dowdy - Louisa, VA
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gary Howalt - Jacksonville, FL
Gary R. Long, ACF
Ridgerunner Forestry, LLC - Pilot, VA
Hilliard Estate and Land Management
Carter Hilliard - Principal - Charlottesville, VA
Jackson Environmental Consulting Services, LLC
Jeremy L.Jackson - Ecologist, President/Owner - Richmond, KY
John C. Smith
John Smith Forestry Services - Consulting Forester - Richmond, VA
Leif Riddervold
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Environmental Scientist - Afton, VA
McChesney 'Ches' Goodall III
Virginia Forestry and Wildlife Group - Consulting Forester - Afton, VA
Michael Skinner
Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
Paul Maslen
Parkton Woodland Services - Registered Professional Forester - Upperco, MD
Sustainable Solutions LLC
James Remuzzi - President and Founder - Shepherdstown, WV
Thomas W. Reisinger, ACF
Reisinger & Associates, Inc. - President - Blacksburg, VA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Virginia Field Office
- Gloucester, VA
Wildland Forestry & Environmental, Inc
Brandon Price - Consulting Wildlife Forester - Madison, NC
Woodland Vegetation Management
Daniel Reynolds - Farmville, NC

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The Law of Agricultural Land Preservation in the United States
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Thomas Daniels and John Keene's new book breaks down the legal principles, federal and state requirements, and the legal issues that affect agricultural land preservation efforts.

 

Using the Conservation Tax Incentive
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This short brochure summarizes the conservation easement tax incentive and provides answers to some frequently asked questions. For the late ...

 

Investing in the Commonwealth's Land and Water
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Virginia Forever's Five-Year Plan, 2015-2019

 

Buying & Selling Virginia Tax Credits
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Conservation easement donors often receive more in Virginia tax credits than is required to pay their state taxes. Tax credit holders can sell these additional credits on the free market.

 

Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities - A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems, and Community Development
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This guide lists funding opportunities offered by federal programs, and is indispensable for anyone seeking government help to foster their innovative enterprise in forestry and agriculture.

 

Federal Reforestation Deduction and Amortization

Qualified reforestation expenditures (or afforestation in the case of planting or seeding nonforested land) paid or incurred in a tax year to a maximum of $10,000 per qualified timber property (QTP) can be immediately deducted by all taxpayers, except trusts.

 

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Tax Advisors
J. Moore & Company, P.C.
- Roanoke, VA
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Atoka Conservation Exchange LLC
- The Plains, VA
Conservation Partners, LLC
- Lexington, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Virginia Conservation Credit Exchange, LLC
Todd Hochrein - Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Easement Exchange, LLC
- Marshall, VA
Tax Law Attorneys
Allan G. Donn, Esq.
Willcox & Savage, P.C. - Norfolk, VA
Christine Nguyen Piersall
Williams Mullen - Norfolk, VA
Craig H. Smith
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, LLP - White Stone, VA
Daniel J. Durst
Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
David D. Addison
Williams Mullen - Richmond, VA
David S. Lionberger
Hirschler Fleischer - Richmond, VA
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James Philip Head
Williams Mullen - Tysons Corner, VA
Lee Stephens, Esq.
Lee Stephens Law, PLC - Irvington, VA
Lenhart Pettit
- Harrisonburg , VA
Mark E. Slaughter
Willcox Savage - Virginia Beach, VA
Mark W. Botkin
BotkinRose PLC - Harrisonburg, VA
Morgan W. Alley
Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, L.L.P. - White Stone, VA
Neil L. Rose
Willcox Savage - Virginia Beach, VA
Robert C. Nusbaum
Williams Mullen - Norfolk, VA
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
William A. Conway, J.D.
Conway & Pannell PLLC - Partner Attorney - McLean, VA
 

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Around Town events starting May 8 | Entertainment/Life - The Daily Progress
5/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Around Town events starting May 8 | Entertainment/Life    The Daily Progress 29th annual Discovery Dash. 7:45 a.m. Saturday for Toddler Scramble; 8 a.m. for first quarter-mile dash. Monticello High School Track. Virginia's oldest track ...

Big Country Bluegrass closing out Years of Farming 2019 - Ledger Independent
5/1/2019 4:04:01 PM
Big Country Bluegrass closing out Years of Farming 2019    Ledger Independent Big Country Bluegrass from Virginia will close out the 2019 Years of Farming Bluegrass Shows on Sunday, May 5 at 2 p.m., at Double S Entertainment 150 ...

As Northern Virginia urbanizes, conservation trust tries new approaches - Inside NoVA
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
As Northern Virginia urbanizes, conservation trust tries new approaches    Inside NoVA *Fresh* off celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust (NVCT), the group's leaders are seeking new ways to preserve land as ...

Group wants mandatory stream-side fencing to keep livestock out of waterways - The Winchester Star
4/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Group wants mandatory stream-side fencing to keep livestock out of waterways    The Winchester Star WINCHESTER — Hundreds of waterways and reservoirs in Virginia need to be cleaned up, according to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

Rare Conservation Win In Congress Helps Ohio Valley Parks And Monuments - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rare Conservation Win In Congress Helps Ohio Valley Parks And Monuments    West Virginia Public Broadcasting The Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge 's namesake is apparent upon stepping outside its visitors center in Williamstown, West Virginia. Gazing.

Nationwide coal ash pollution report includes six Virginia sites - Daily Press
3/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nationwide coal ash pollution report includes six Virginia sites    Daily Press A new report finds that groundwater at 91 percent of the nation's coal-fired power plants that have monitoring data is contaminated with unsafe levels of coal ash ...

National Park Repairs Can Help Us Honor Black History - The Pew Charitable Trusts
3/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
National Park Repairs Can Help Us Honor Black History    The Pew Charitable Trusts Virginia's rich history dates to the founding of the United States and includes notable figures from several different eras. Unfortunately, some landmarks to that ...

Sen. Warner renews drive to repair national parks - Roanoke Times
2/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sen. Warner renews drive to repair national parks    Roanoke Times U.S. Sen. Mark Warner is having another go at it. The Virginia Democrat and his allies have reintroduced bipartisan legislation to tackle the $12 billion ...

Students describe how their disabilities affect their relationships | News - Virginia Tech Collegiate Times
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Students describe how their disabilities affect their relationships | News    Virginia Tech Collegiate Times I think that everyone, regardless of physical disability, is capable of love and being in romantic relationships, and I feel like sometimes people are not taken ...

'This won't end with me': Frederick County siblings conserve Bear Garden for future generations - The Winchester Star
2/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
'This won't end with me': Frederick County siblings conserve Bear Garden for future generations    The Winchester Star CROSS JUNCTION — Crystal-clear streams, cold and clean enough to support native fish populations, are rare in Virginia.

Museum at Pocahontas State Park contains fascinating look at Civilian Conservation Corps - Fredericksburg.com
1/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Museum at Pocahontas State Park contains fascinating look at Civilian Conservation Corps    Fredericksburg.com One of the topics I've found fascinating in my coverage of Virginia parks is Franklin D. Roosevelt's Civilian Conservation Corps.

Two Lynchburg-area historical items listed on Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts list - Lynchburg News and Advance
1/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Two Lynchburg-area historical items listed on Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts list    Lynchburg News and Advance In 1863, Amherst County resident Sergeant Edwin Spotswood Ware, Company I, 19th Virginia Infantry,fought in the Battle of Gettysburg at Pickett's Charge.

Ken Perrotte: Calling fowl on Virginia's Byzantine duck hunting statutes - Fredericksburg.com
1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Ken Perrotte: Calling fowl on Virginia's Byzantine duck hunting statutes    Fredericksburg.com TRYING TO BE A duck hunter can be difficult if you live in or near the Northern Neck and don't own land along the water. State lawmakers have made it.

Already reeling from tariff war, some farmers aren't receiving... - Duluth News Tribune
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Already reeling from tariff war, some farmers aren't receiving...    Duluth News Tribune BASKERVILLE, Va. - The government check hadn't arrived, and John Boyd was out of seeds. So he left his family farm here in southern Virginia on Tuesday and ...

Virginia's Democrat Governor Unveils News Anti-Gun Package Targeting Citizen's Rights - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News
1/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia's Democrat Governor Unveils News Anti-Gun Package Targeting Citizen's Rights    AmmoLand Shooting Sports News Virginia Democrat Gov. Ralph Northam has unveiled his proposal for sweeping new gun control for the Commonwealth in an attempt to take away the rights of ...

Virginia State Park First Day Hikes Set For Jan. 1, 2019: List - McLean, VA Patch
12/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia State Park First Day Hikes Set For Jan. 1, 2019: List    McLean, VA Patch Virginia Officials Want You To Take A Hike - McLean, VA - Virginia officials urge residents to start 2019 with one of 38 hikes in state parks. Here's the full list; ...

Hedelt column: Visitors enter world of antebellum South at Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park - Fredericksburg.com
12/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hedelt column: Visitors enter world of antebellum South at Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park    Fredericksburg.com When Christmas comes to Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park in Southside Virginia, it's an antebellum Saint Nicholas who arrives to be photographed with ...

The Care And Keeping Of History - National Parks Traveler
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Care And Keeping Of History    National Parks Traveler As I enter one of the National Park *Service's* conservation labs in Charles Town, West Virginia, I see what look like black shards of various sizes arranged on a ...

Squires Commonwealth Ballroom under major renovation until 2019 | News - Virginia Tech Collegiate Times
11/4/2018 2:00:00 AM
Squires Commonwealth Ballroom under major renovation until 2019 | News    Virginia Tech Collegiate Times For the first time since 1968, the Commonwealth Ballroom in Squires Student Center is under major renovation. The renovations to the 15000-square-foot space ...

Oh Shenandoah! - The Zebra
10/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oh Shenandoah!    The Zebra Wine and Spirits Along the Roads Less Travelled. By Kelly MacConomy. “Almost heaven, West Virginia…. Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River. Life is old ...

Hikers rejoice: West Virginia raptor observatory offers spectacular views not far from home - Virginia Tech Collegiate Times
9/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hikers rejoice: West Virginia raptor observatory offers spectacular views not far from home    Virginia Tech Collegiate Times When I first heard about Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory, I had no clue what people were talking about. I've never heard the term “raptor” referencing anything ...

Virginians Fly Flags of Resistance in the Fight Against Two Pipelines - Natural Resources Defense Council
8/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginians Fly Flags of Resistance in the Fight Against Two Pipelines    Natural Resources Defense Council Floyd County in southwestern Virginia may be one of the last places in the country where you can drink water straight from a rushing mountain stream.

Pipeline projects hit legal snags in federal court, work suspended in parts of Virginia, W.Va. - Richmond.com
7/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Pipeline projects hit legal snags in federal court, work suspended in parts of Virginia, W.Va.    Richmond.com Two multibillion-dollar natural gas pipelines hit legal snags on Friday, as the Atlantic Coast Pipeline voluntarily suspended planned crossings of rivers in West ...

Third Winchester battlefield gets $900000-plus grant - The Winchester Star
7/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Third Winchester battlefield gets $900000-plus grant    The Winchester Star HARRISONBURG — Six Virginia Civil War sites have received more than $2 million for historic preservation, with New Market and Third Winchester battlefields ...

National Park Service awards $2.05 million to protect six Virginia battlefields - WHSV
7/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
National Park Service awards $2.05 million to protect six Virginia battlefields    WHSV U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced more than more than $2.05 million to preserve six historic battlefields in Virginia.

She conserves history one stitch at a time, from Washington's battlefield tent to Thaddeus Stevens' wig - LancasterOnline
6/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
She conserves history one stitch at a time, from Washington's battlefield tent to Thaddeus Stevens' wig    LancasterOnline Virginia Whelan specializes in conserving historic needlework and fine textiles. She fixed Benjamin Franklin's Masonic apron, Mahatma Gandhi's cotton shawl ...

Governor Northam and Board of Education Announce 2018 Virginia Index of Performance Awards - NBC 29 News
6/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Governor Northam and Board of Education Announce 2018 Virginia Index of Performance Awards    NBC 29 News Gov. Ralph Northam and the state Board of Education announced today that 349 schools and 16 school divisions earned 2018 Virginia Index of Performance ...

Appomattox County High School NPS volunteers travel to Washington, D.C. - Times Virginian
6/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Appomattox County High School NPS volunteers travel to Washington, D.C.    Times Virginian In 2015, Appomattox 1865 Foundation President Emeritus Sue Cochrane created a volunteer program for students enrolled in AP U.S. History and A.P. US ...

Yorktown Battlefield gets $2 million in federal funds for preservation - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
5/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Yorktown Battlefield gets $2 million in federal funds for preservation    Williamsburg Yorktown Daily Yorktown Battlefield will receive $2 million in federal funds to help preserve the historic area, Virginia's U.S. senators announced Thursday.

Extensive, scenic Union Civil War campsite preserved in Culpeper County - Roanoke Times
3/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Extensive, scenic Union Civil War campsite preserved in Culpeper County    Roanoke Times CULPEPER — The Virginia Outdoors Foundation and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources joined the Civil War Trust Thursday in announcing the ...

'Pivotal' Civil War battlefield and camp preserved in Culpeper - Fredericksburg.com
3/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
'Pivotal' Civil War battlefield and camp preserved in Culpeper    Fredericksburg.com The Virginia Outdoors Foundation and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources joined the Civil War Trust Thursday in announcing the preservation of a ...

Historic bridge joins collection of Northern Va. protected parks - WTOP
12/10/2017 3:00:00 AM
Historic bridge joins collection of Northern Va. protected parks    WTOP One of Virginia's remaining stone-arch bridges is joining Northern Virginia's collection of protected parks.

Governor announces preservation of Goose Creek Bridge near Upperville - Fauquier Times
12/8/2017 3:00:00 AM
Governor announces preservation of Goose Creek Bridge near Upperville    Fauquier Times Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe swooped in by helicopter to a revered Civil War battle site several miles east of Upperville Wednesday to announce the ...

Shifting Political Battlefield for Virginia General Assembly - Virginia Connection Newspapers
10/26/2017 3:00:00 AM
Shifting Political Battlefield for Virginia General Assembly    Virginia Connection Newspapers Northern Virginia has more competitive seats than any other part of the commonwealth, a ring of districts that forms a beltway of sorts separating the inner solid ...

Congress OKs bigger Petersburg National Battlefield, on track to be America’s largest Civil War park - Richmond.com
12/9/2016 3:00:00 AM
Congress OKs bigger Petersburg National Battlefield, on track to be America’s largest Civil War park    Richmond.com Virginia's Petersburg National Battlefield is on track to become America's largest Civil War park after a vote Thursday in the U.S. Senate to enlarge its boundary.

Virginia's historic Civil War battlefields preserved through new state grants - WHSV
11/23/2016 3:00:00 AM
Virginia's historic Civil War battlefields preserved through new state grants    WHSV Thanks to new grant provided through Virginia Battlefield Preservation Fund, nearly 1,3339 acres connected to Civil War history will be protected in Virginia.

Virginia receives $2.7 million in federal grants to protect Civil War battlefields - wtvr.com
3/3/2016 3:00:00 AM
Virginia receives $2.7 million in federal grants to protect Civil War battlefields    wtvr.com RICHMOND, Va. —Virginia has been awarded nearly $2.7 million in federal Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants to help protect and preserve Civil War ...

Fighting to Preserve and Conserve Virginia's Historic Battlefields - USDA.gov
7/3/2014 3:00:00 AM
Fighting to Preserve and Conserve Virginia's Historic Battlefields    USDA.gov Three out of every five Civil War battles were fought in Virginia, so it should come as no surprise that some of the work of USDA's Natural Resources ...

Conservation Easements News Items
Where every day is Earth Day | Columns - Beckley Register-Herald
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Where every day is Earth Day | Columns    Beckley Register-Herald At USDA, we celebrate Earth Day 2019 by offering big thank-yous to farmers and ranchers here in West Virginia. Every day we see their efforts to conserve ...

On farms and ranches, every day is Earth Day - WV News
4/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
On farms and ranches, every day is Earth Day    WV News At USDA, we celebrate Earth Day 2019 by offering big thank-yous to farmers and ranchers here in West Virginia for all they do. Every day, we see their efforts to.

As Northern Virginia urbanizes, conservation trust tries new approaches - Inside NoVA
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
As Northern Virginia urbanizes, conservation trust tries new approaches    Inside NoVA *Fresh* off celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust (NVCT), the group's leaders are seeking new ways to preserve land as ...

KEN PERROTTE: Dwindling deer population a diverse problem - Fredericksburg.com
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
KEN PERROTTE: Dwindling deer population a diverse problem    Fredericksburg.com THE late Merle Haggard wondered in a 1982 song if “the good times were really over for good.” If you're a white-tailed deer hunter in Virginia, living close to the.

Albemarle Co. Reaches Conservation Milestone, Resources on Land Easement - NBC 29 News
2/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Albemarle Co. Reaches Conservation Milestone, Resources on Land Easement    NBC 29 News Albemarle is now the second county in Virginia to reach a major conservation milestone. Albemarle County currently has over 100000 acres of land under ...

Union Hill community group challenges Virginia Air Board decision - Southern Environmental Law Center
2/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Union Hill community group challenges Virginia Air Board decision    Southern Environmental Law Center SELC just filed a challenge to the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board's decision to approve Dominion's Atlantic Coast Pipeline compressor station in.

'This won't end with me': Frederick County siblings conserve Bear Garden for future generations - The Winchester Star
2/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
'This won't end with me': Frederick County siblings conserve Bear Garden for future generations    The Winchester Star CROSS JUNCTION — Crystal-clear streams, cold and clean enough to support native fish populations, are rare in Virginia.

Gov. Northam Awards Grants to Preserve Farmland - WVIR - NBC 29 News
1/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Northam Awards Grants to Preserve Farmland - WVIR    NBC 29 News Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration is giving grants to six local governments that will be used to preserve farmland.

182 acres in Albemarle donated to Land Trust of Virginia - The Daily Progress
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
182 acres in Albemarle donated to Land Trust of Virginia    The Daily Progress Nearly 200 acres of forested land in Albemarle County has been donated to the Land Trust of Virginia and will be protected in perpetuity.

Dominion pays for transfer to state of scenic property in Nelson to compensate for pipeline's impact on state land - Richmond.com
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dominion pays for transfer to state of scenic property in Nelson to compensate for pipeline's impact on state land    Richmond.com Virginia would gain a large, scenic property along the Tye River in Nelson County as part of a pending private land transfer to compensate for the planned ...

Kindig: Virginia's public lands need our support - Roanoke Times
9/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Kindig: Virginia's public lands need our support    Roanoke Times By Karl K. Kindig. Kindig is the former president and CEO of Pittston Coal Company. He is a natural resources lawyer in Abingdon and serves on the Board of ...

Thomas Minney and Beth Wheatley: A new era in West Virginia forestry (Daily Mail WV) - Charleston Gazette-Mail
9/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Thomas Minney and Beth Wheatley: A new era in West Virginia forestry (Daily Mail WV)    Charleston Gazette-Mail West Virginia's forests are one of our greatest natural assets and drivers. They are the home to West Virginia's beauty, culture and economy. They have driven ...

Win For Wetlands: Program Helps Farmers Conserve More Flood-Prone Land - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
8/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Win For Wetlands: Program Helps Farmers Conserve More Flood-Prone Land    West Virginia Public Broadcasting West Kentucky farmer Judy Wilson says her family is a bit of a sundry bunch. “We love the farm, but we also love all the nature,” she said. Wilson is.

Gordon C. Morse: Bill Howell, an honorable servant of Virginia - Virginian-Pilot
7/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Gordon C. Morse: Bill Howell, an honorable servant of Virginia    Virginian-Pilot BILL HOWELL became speaker of the House of Delegates in 2003 and retired last year, having held this tradition-laden post for a near-record 15 years. Now he ...

A Legacy of River Protection and Restoration in the Rappahannock - American Rivers
6/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
A Legacy of River Protection and Restoration in the Rappahannock    American Rivers In Virginia, there is a history of community interest in protecting and restoring the Rappahannock River, but the Rappahannock is now threatened by proposed ...

Conserved land has millions of dollars in impact on Va. shore: Study - Delmarva Daily Times
3/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Conserved land has millions of dollars in impact on Va. shore: Study    Delmarva Daily Times Conserved lands's impact on the Eastern Shore of Virginia is worth millions of dollars, a study found.

'Pivotal' Civil War battlefield and camp preserved in Culpeper - Fredericksburg.com
3/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
'Pivotal' Civil War battlefield and camp preserved in Culpeper    Fredericksburg.com The Virginia Outdoors Foundation and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources joined the Civil War Trust Thursday in announcing the preservation of a ...

Lucius J. Kellam III: To create jobs, Virginia must invest in conservation - Virginian-Pilot
2/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lucius J. Kellam III: To create jobs, Virginia must invest in conservation    Virginian-Pilot By LUCIUS J. KELLAM III. MY FAMILY'S ROOTS run deep and wide on the Eastern Shore and along the Chesapeake Bay. Those of us who live in this region, ...

Natural gas pipelines clear another hurdle with conversion of Virginia conservation easements - Richmond.com
10/16/2017 3:00:00 AM
Natural gas pipelines clear another hurdle with conversion of Virginia conservation easements    Richmond.com Two controversial natural gas pipelines that would carve through some of Virginia's most mountainous terrain cleared another hurdle on their way to construction ...

Land Trust of Virginia protects Jacqueline Mars' farm, forever - Fauquier Times
9/8/2017 3:00:00 AM
Land Trust of Virginia protects Jacqueline Mars' farm, forever    Fauquier Times The 200-plus acre Meredyth Farm in The Plains has been put under perpetual protection by the Land Trust of Virginia and its owner, Jacqueline Mars.

Fauquier hits 100,000 acres in conservation easements - Fauquier Now
9/30/2015 3:00:00 AM
Fauquier hits 100,000 acres in conservation easements    Fauquier Now First county in Virginia to reach milestone provides financial incentive for farmers to sell development rights.

Conservation Markets News Items
Compass Datacenters starts construction on first Northern Virginia facility - DatacenterDynamics
5/16/2019 7:46:15 AM
Compass Datacenters starts construction on first Northern Virginia facility    DatacenterDynamics The 75MW campus will be brought online incrementally.

Kent A. Leonhardt: West Virginia has a plan to grow agriculture - Huntington Herald Dispatch
5/12/2019 12:01:00 AM
Kent A. Leonhardt: West Virginia has a plan to grow agriculture    Huntington Herald Dispatch The West Virginia Agriculture Advisory Board and its steering committee set out last year to develop a five-year strategic plan for West Virginia agriculture.

Plans Revealed for Great American Rail-Trail | News, Sports, Jobs - Wheeling Intelligencer
5/10/2019 1:06:22 AM
Plans Revealed for Great American Rail-Trail | News, Sports, Jobs    Wheeling Intelligencer The 3700-mile Great American Rail-Trail is going to pass through West Virginia's Northern Panhandle, cut across the Market Street Bridge and then traverse Je.

Backed by Peace Prize, Students Take on Copper Mining in Ecuadorian Valley - UVA Today
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Backed by Peace Prize, Students Take on Copper Mining in Ecuadorian Valley    UVA Today Two University of Virginia students have won support for their plan to encourage new kinds of economic development, to supplant environmentally destructive ...

Coalition from left, right calls on state to break up utilities, deregulate energy; Dominion bristles - Staunton News Leader
5/8/2019 6:52:00 AM
Coalition from left, right calls on state to break up utilities, deregulate energy; Dominion bristles    Staunton News Leader RICHMOND, Va. - Nine organizations from across the ideological spectrum have formed an alliance to call for change in the way Virginians get their electricity, ...

West Virginia American Water Awards $10,000 in Environmental Grants to Projects in Braxton, Cabell, Fayette and Kanawha Counties - Yahoo Finance
5/7/2019 10:00:00 AM
West Virginia American Water Awards $10,000 in Environmental Grants to Projects in Braxton, Cabell, Fayette and Kanawha Counties    Yahoo Finance Six organizations receive funding to help protect water resources in West Virginia through annual grant program as part of Drinking Water Week.

Coalition of unlikely allies calls on state to break up utilities, deregulate energy - Washington Post
5/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coalition of unlikely allies calls on state to break up utilities, deregulate energy    Washington Post Republican Ken Cuccinelli, the former Virginia attorney general, has joined left-leaning groups in the effort to counter the influence of Dominion Energy.

Your Southern West Virginia Weekend | Features - The Logan Banner
5/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Your Southern West Virginia Weekend | Features    The Logan Banner May is charging out of the gates with a Kentucky Derby number of good times to be had - and some great weather, to boot. Here's a look at all.

Northam retains GOP language in budget to keep Va. out of carbon-reduction plan - Washington Post
5/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Northam retains GOP language in budget to keep Va. out of carbon-reduction plan    Washington Post RICHMOND — Gov. Ralph Northam (D) angered environmental groups Thursday by signing off on a state budget that includes language hampering Virginia's ...

West Virginia Trout Fest scheduled May 3-5 | News, Sports, Jobs - The Inter-Mountain
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
West Virginia Trout Fest scheduled May 3-5 | News, Sports, Jobs    The Inter-Mountain FRANKLIN — In order to feature fishing, Spring Fest pulled on “big boy” waders to be rebranded as the West Virginia Trout Fest to be held May 3-5 througho.

Virginia-based conservator to purchase 100000 acres of forestland in Kentucky, Tennessee - WDRB
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia-based conservator to purchase 100000 acres of forestland in Kentucky, Tennessee    WDRB LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An Arlington, Virginia-based charitable organization has announced plans to purchase a big chunk of privately owned Kentucky ...

One acre at a time: Conservation company plans reforestation project at Great Meadow - Fauquier Times
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
One acre at a time: Conservation company plans reforestation project at Great Meadow    Fauquier Times A multi-national company's $300 million investment in the environment is likely to pay more than a few dividends in Virginia over the coming years, including the ...

Virginia takes next step to reduce carbon emissions, join RGGI - Daily Press
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia takes next step to reduce carbon emissions, join RGGI    Daily Press Virginia is now the first southern state to move to regulate carbon emissions from power plants and a step closer to joining a regional partnership to curb ...

Virginia regulators vote to limit carbon emissions but face GOP roadblock - Washington Post
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia regulators vote to limit carbon emissions but face GOP roadblock    Washington Post RICHMOND — Virginia regulators have voted to join a regional carbon cap-and-trade program, becoming the first Southern state to do so. The effort could lead ...

Inaugural Earth Day Shenandoah set for Saturday | Nvdaily | nvdaily.com - Northern Virginia Daily
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Inaugural Earth Day Shenandoah set for Saturday | Nvdaily | nvdaily.com    Northern Virginia Daily Sustainability Matters is looking to take its conservation mission to the next level with the inaugural Earth Day Shenandoah and Community Plant Swap event on ...

Canaan Valley Resort hosts 'West Virginia Envirothon' - WBOY.com
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Canaan Valley Resort hosts 'West Virginia Envirothon'    WBOY.com The 'West Virginia Envirothon' kicked off with a practice day Wednesday afternoon at Canaan Valley Resort.

Terry Kilgore and George Jamerson column: Virginians Must Reject Regulations That Will Be Disruptive and Destructive to Economic Prosperity - Richmond.com
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Terry Kilgore and George Jamerson column: Virginians Must Reject Regulations That Will Be Disruptive and Destructive to Economic Prosperity    Richmond.com By Terry Kilgore and George Jamerson. Average Virginians don't pay close attention to everything that takes place during legislative sessions. Who can blame ...

W.Va. Dept. of Agriculture releases new five-year plan - West Virginia Explorer
4/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
W.Va. Dept. of Agriculture releases new five-year plan    West Virginia Explorer New W.Va. agriculture plan aspires to enhance land access, train young leaders, create growth infrastructure, and connect producers to markets.

Earth Week at UVA to Focus on Building Bridges - UVA Today
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Earth Week at UVA to Focus on Building Bridges    UVA Today Earth Week celebrations at the University of Virginia, from April 15 to April 22, will echo the pursuits of the University's President Jim Ryan, from its central theme ...

Maryland & Virginia Looks to Future After Tough 2018 - Lancaster Farming
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Maryland & Virginia Looks to Future After Tough 2018    Lancaster Farming While national fluid milk sales are down, Maryland & Virginia's fluid processing plants are running increased volumes thanks to new customers and growing ...

Governor Northam Announces Launch of ConserveVirginia - WVIR - NBC 29 News
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Governor Northam Announces Launch of ConserveVirginia - WVIR    NBC 29 News Gov. Northam has officially launched ConserveVirginia, a data-driven, land conservation strategy that identifies high value lands and conservation sites across ...

Mushrooms fill specialty niche at weekly market | News - Southwest Virginia Today
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mushrooms fill specialty niche at weekly market | News    Southwest Virginia Today ABINGDON, Va. — A young Washington County farmer has found a niche market that's sprouting interest in the region.

Colonial Williamsburg expands America's story with acquisition of its first Judaica objects - Virginia Gazette
4/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colonial Williamsburg expands America's story with acquisition of its first Judaica objects    Virginia Gazette The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg has acquired several Judaica objects, to help tell the story of Jewish early Americans.

Rapidly Evolving Industry Attracts Virginia Farmers to Hemp Summit - Lancaster Farming
3/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rapidly Evolving Industry Attracts Virginia Farmers to Hemp Summit    Lancaster Farming The second Industrial Hemp Summit took place Feb. 25 and 26, on the heels of the 2018 Farm Bill's passage in December. That legislation lifted restrictions on ...

Seafood 'fraud' investigation finds mislabeled fish in Ocean City, Lewes, Onancock - Delmarva Daily Times
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Seafood 'fraud' investigation finds mislabeled fish in Ocean City, Lewes, Onancock    Delmarva Daily Times The investigation found mislabeled fish in restaurants, markets and groceries in Ocean City, Maryland; Lewes, Delaware; and Onancock, Virginia.

Conservation officer details probe into illegal hunting tactics - Northern Virginia Daily
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Conservation officer details probe into illegal hunting tactics    Northern Virginia Daily WOODSTOCK – A group of hunters learned recently that cheating under the game warden's eye in Shenandoah County doesn't pay.

Students ask questions, put education to work | Nvdaily | nvdaily.com - Northern Virginia Daily
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Students ask questions, put education to work | Nvdaily | nvdaily.com    Northern Virginia Daily MOUNT JACKSON – Dozens of high school juniors and seniors crowded into the Triplett Tech cafeteria Thursday morning to hear from professionals spanning ...

Meet the New Chief Conservationist | Agweb.com - AgWeb
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Meet the New Chief Conservationist | Agweb.com    AgWeb The newly named chief conservationist of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation *Service* (NRCS) is a fifth-generation Virginia farmer committed to creating ...

Albemarle Co. Reaches Conservation Milestone, Resources on Land Easement - NBC 29 News
2/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Albemarle Co. Reaches Conservation Milestone, Resources on Land Easement    NBC 29 News Albemarle is now the second county in Virginia to reach a major conservation milestone. Albemarle County currently has over 100000 acres of land under ...

Bill allows state to operate electric car charging stations - Washington Post
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bill allows state to operate electric car charging stations    Washington Post Bill permits Virginia state agencies to operate electric vehicle charging stations.

As Virginia prepares to join carbon-trading states, arguments erupt over the price of admission - Virginia Mercury
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
As Virginia prepares to join carbon-trading states, arguments erupt over the price of admission    Virginia Mercury Virginia won't enter the nine-state carbon emissions trading program known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative until 2020 under regulations being ...

'This won't end with me': Frederick County siblings conserve Bear Garden for future generations - The Winchester Star
2/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
'This won't end with me': Frederick County siblings conserve Bear Garden for future generations    The Winchester Star CROSS JUNCTION — Crystal-clear streams, cold and clean enough to support native fish populations, are rare in Virginia.

Virginia legislators shift gears to test drive 'green' vehicles - WHSV
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia legislators shift gears to test drive 'green' vehicles    WHSV Midway through this bustling General Assembly session, legislators shifted gears from cruising through bills to testing out electric vehicles on Conservation ...

Museum at Pocahontas State Park contains fascinating look at Civilian Conservation Corps - Fredericksburg.com
1/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Museum at Pocahontas State Park contains fascinating look at Civilian Conservation Corps    Fredericksburg.com One of the topics I've found fascinating in my coverage of Virginia parks is Franklin D. Roosevelt's Civilian Conservation Corps.

Virginia Farmer To Lead USDA's Conservation Division - AgWeb
1/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Farmer To Lead USDA's Conservation Division    AgWeb This article was written by Nate Birt and Portia Stewart on behalf of Trust in Food, a division of Farm Journal that helps farmers, ranchers and growers increase ...

Despite climate push, slim chances for Virginia bill to track emissions - Energy News Network
1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Despite climate push, slim chances for Virginia bill to track emissions    Energy News Network A bill that could boost Virginia's efforts to participate in broader climate initiatives will get a hearing this week, but observers say it is unlikely to advance in a ...

JCC supervisors interested in funding land preservation programs - Virginia Gazette
1/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
JCC supervisors interested in funding land preservation programs    Virginia Gazette The Board of Supervisors appear poised to give rural lands a stronger shield when it expressed interest in revamping and funding existing land preservation ...

Article: Fisheries on both VA, MD legislative agendas for 2019 - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Article: Fisheries on both VA, MD legislative agendas for 2019    The Chesapeake Bay Journal Oysters will be on the legislative menu in Maryland in 2019, while Virginia lawmakers will have menhaden on their plates. But for legislators gathering in both ...

Leonhardt backs hemp market in West Virginia - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews
1/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Leonhardt backs hemp market in West Virginia - WV MetroNews    West Virginia MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt is looking forward to the possible growth of the industrial hemp market in ...

‘Really a disappointment’: Colonial farm in Northern Virginia to close Friday after rejecting agreement - Washington Post
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
‘Really a disappointment’: Colonial farm in Northern Virginia to close Friday after rejecting agreement    Washington Post A Colonial-style farm in Northern Virginia is slated to close Friday after a years-long dispute with the National Park *Service*, which sought more control over the ...

182 acres in Albemarle donated to Land Trust of Virginia - The Daily Progress
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
182 acres in Albemarle donated to Land Trust of Virginia    The Daily Progress Nearly 200 acres of forested land in Albemarle County has been donated to the Land Trust of Virginia and will be protected in perpetuity.

'RGGI works': Virginia advocate on what state stands to gain from carbon cap - Energy News Network
12/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
'RGGI works': Virginia advocate on what state stands to gain from carbon cap    Energy News Network The initiative is expected to create new revenue for renewable energy and climate change resilience projects.

Article: 'Just short of a crisis': Tensions flare as VA halts oyster seed harvest in James - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
12/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Article: 'Just short of a crisis': Tensions flare as VA halts oyster seed harvest in James    The Chesapeake Bay Journal Virginia fishery managers are taking the rare step of halting oyster seed harvests in the lower James River as they seek to protect the baby bivalves from ...

Report Claims Dominion Energy Overcharging Virginia Customers - WVIR - NBC 29 News
12/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Report Claims Dominion Energy Overcharging Virginia Customers - WVIR    NBC 29 News A Charlottesville-based advocacy firm says Dominion Energy is overcharging every single one of their Virginia customers by $250 a year apiece.

Albemarle County Farming Family Honored for Protecting James River - NBC 29 News
12/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Albemarle County Farming Family Honored for Protecting James River    NBC 29 News A young farming family in southern Albemarle County is among 10 farmers being honored statewide for what they're doing to help protect Virginia's watershed.

Virginia is creating a coastal resilience plan. Here are 5 ways it can succeed. - Environmental Defense Fund
12/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia is creating a coastal resilience plan. Here are 5 ways it can succeed.    Environmental Defense Fund Communities around the country dealing with sea level rise and increased storms should look to Louisiana and soon Virginia as examples of how to be more ...

Central Appalachia's newest coal boss facing bankruptcies - Appalachian Voices
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Central Appalachia's newest coal boss facing bankruptcies    Appalachian Voices Tom Clarke, a well-known Virginia businessman and self-proclaimed environmentalist, has had an interesting first few years as a new player in the U.S. coal ...

VOF Announces $3.6 Million in Grants for Forest Conservation in Southwest Virginia - Chatham Star-Tribune
12/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
VOF Announces $3.6 Million in Grants for Forest Conservation in Southwest Virginia    Chatham Star-Tribune The Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF) today announced $3629710 in grants to support seven on-the-ground projects that protect and restore forests in Giles, ...

Perdue names Lohr new NRCS chief | 2018-12-03 - Agri-Pulse
12/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Perdue names Lohr new NRCS chief | 2018-12-03    Agri-Pulse Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue has tapped Matt Lohr to lead the Natural Resources Conservation *Service*, putting the Virginia farmer in charge of the Department of ...

Sugar Grove family takes multiple leaps of faith to farm, operate The Farmhouse Market - Southwest Virginia Today
11/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sugar Grove family takes multiple leaps of faith to farm, operate The Farmhouse Market    Southwest Virginia Today On an autumn evening, Kristy Waller reflected on her day – much of it spent trying to pay bills. She shed a few tears but offered even more smiles and.

Lee Francis: Virginia lawmakers must act on coal ash - Virginian-Pilot
11/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lee Francis: Virginia lawmakers must act on coal ash    Virginian-Pilot LIKE MANY Virginians, I watched the shifting path of Hurricane Florence with alternating horror and relief. Ultimately, we were spared the worst of this storm's ...

Supreme Court to consider Virginia uranium case that divides a rural county - Washington Post
11/4/2018 2:00:00 AM
Supreme Court to consider Virginia uranium case that divides a rural county    Washington Post CHATHAM, Va. — Members of the Coles family have worked the land here for more than 200 years, and on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court will consider ...

Va. First Lady Speaks Up about Keeping Wetlands Clean - NBC 29 News
10/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Va. First Lady Speaks Up about Keeping Wetlands Clean    NBC 29 News The first lady of Virginia is standing and speaking up for land conservation as she makes a stop at Castle Hill Farm in Keswick.

Virginia mother bear and 2 cubs hiding in tree cause street closure in neighborhood - Fox News
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia mother bear and 2 cubs hiding in tree cause street closure in neighborhood    Fox News Charlottesville, Virginia, residents gathered around an unexpected sighting on Wednesday: A mother bear and her two cubs, which spent the afternoon in a ...

Spending surges in Va.’s 7th District, as outside groups shift their gaze down state - Washington Post
10/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Spending surges in Va.’s 7th District, as outside groups shift their gaze down state    Washington Post RICHMOND — Outside groups trying to sway Virginia's four competitive congressional races have been plowing most of their money into the Richmond-area ...

Virginia Hemp Company Seeks Growers | Farming - Lancaster Farming
10/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Hemp Company Seeks Growers | Farming    Lancaster Farming Sam Grant, managing partner of the Virginia Hemp Co., is looking for farmers in Virginia to plant and harvest about 2500 acres of hemp.

Blue Ridge Caucus: Del. Chris Hurst honored for pipeline opposition efforts - Roanoke Times
10/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Blue Ridge Caucus: Del. Chris Hurst honored for pipeline opposition efforts    Roanoke Times The Virginia League of Conservation Voters has honored Del. Chris Hurst, D-Blacksburg, for his efforts at combating the two major natural gas pipelines being ...

Who's afraid of Virginia solar power? - pv magazine USA
10/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Who's afraid of Virginia solar power?    pv magazine USA The Commonwealth's 2018 Energy Plan includes 5 GW of utility scale wind+solar, plus 500 MW of rooftop solar power, less than 1 MW in size, over the next ...

National Park Service awards $2.05 million to protect six Virginia battlefields - WHSV
7/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
National Park Service awards $2.05 million to protect six Virginia battlefields    WHSV U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced more than more than $2.05 million to preserve six historic battlefields in Virginia.

Conservation Tax Credits News Items
Natural Bridge sold, on path to become state park - Roanoke Times
2/6/2014 3:00:00 AM
Natural Bridge sold, on path to become state park    Roanoke Times The Natural Bridge will become a state park under a deal reached between its former and current owners and several Virginia agencies.