Conservation Buyer Program

Property Listing

Mitchell Hill/Byrd Tract

Virginia, King and Queen County

Size: 356 acres
Price: $730,000/Negotiable

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


The Mitchell Hill property is +/- 356 acres in size and is located in the well protected, scenic and rural Mattaponi River watershed. The property is located on a state-maintained road and contains a healthy stand of pine and hardwoods. Abundant wildlife and timber investment opportunity.



Primary Conservation Objectives

The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 28,000 acres in the Mattaponi River and adjoining Dragon Run 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: Two home sites, timber management and recreational uses. Prohibited uses: Commercial agricultural and other commercial uses. Other: Vegetated riparian buffers required.





Additional Photos

Hardwood timber along access road. ©TNC/A. Lacatell


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

Topographic Map ©TNC/A. Lacatell


For more information, please contact:

Hank Campbell
Commonwealth Land
4198 Cox Road, Suite 200
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Mailing: P.O. Box 71150, Richmond, VA 23255

Phone: 804-433-1818
Fax: 804-346-5901
Cell: 804-334-3136



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