Aerial view of Smith Island, VA
Smith Island and the 13 other undeveloped barrier islands of the Virginia Coast Reserve help buffer Eastern Shore communities from storms. © Zak Poulton/TNC

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The Nature Conservancy in Virginia

Make a Difference in Virginia

From the Clinch Valley to the Allegheny Highlands; across the Piedmont to the pine savannas of the Tidewater; throughout the Chesapeake Bay and beyond, we're working to create a world where people and nature can thrive.