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Property Listing

Dawson Tract

Virginia, King and Queen County

Size: 23.4 acres
Price: Negotiable

The property is or will be encumbered by a conservation easement as described below.


The Dawson property is +/- 23.4 acres in size and is located in the well protected, scenic and rural Dragon Run watershed. The property contains frontage on a state-maintained road and contains a stand of 8 year old loblolly pines. Abundant wildlife and timber investment opportunity in proximity to Tappahannock, Virginia.

Primary Conservation Objectives

The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 28,000 acres in the Dragon Run and adjoining Mattaponi watersheds with a focus on water quality protection and the health of the Bald cypress swamps in Dragon Run. TNC has purchased land and holds easements that protect and maintain high integrity riparian buffers and intact forest interior habitat.

Easements and Restrictions

Permitted uses: One home site, timber management and recreational uses. Prohibited uses: Commercial agricultural and other commercial uses. Other: Vegetated riparian buffers required.


Sales Packet




Map of Dawson Tract and adjacent protected lands.  © A. Lacatell/TNC

Topographic Map © TNC


For more information, please contact:

Andy Lacatell, Conservation Specialist
The Nature Conservancy
530 East Main Street, Suite 800
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: 804-644-5800 ext. 118


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