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  • FORESTS AND WOODLANDS. We work to ensure that Virginia’s forests continue to harbor wildlife, support recreation and forestry, and clean the air we breathe and the water we drink.
  • RIVERS AND BAYS. From the Chesapeake Bay to the Clinch River, we seek to secure clean water, abundant wildlife and sustainable fisheries for the benefit of people and nature.
  • OCEAN AND COAST. We work with partners to revolutionize ocean management and to protect and sustain marine life, coastal communities and a bountiful ocean for generations to come.
  • CLIMATE. Protecting and restoring healthy natural systems can enable habitats, wildlife and human communities to withstand climate change and rising seas.

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October 20, 2016
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