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Hot Springs, VA 24445
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146 East Main Street
Abingdon, VA 24210
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Richmond, VA 23219
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Locke Ogens: We spend more time indoors than whales spend underwater
Now more than ever, the value of nature has hit home in some very real and personal ways. In observance of Public Lands Day, TNC Virginia Executive Director Locke Ogens reflects on the value of connecting with green and open spaces.
In the Clinch, Go Big: Grant Funding Op for Nature Businesses
A new grant funding opportunity developed by TNC Virginia's Clinch Valley Program and The University of Virginia's College at Wise hopes to support the best ideas from local SW Virginia communities to create more nature-based economic growth in the region. Clinch Valley Program Director Brad Kreps is quoted in this story.
Scientists Weigh Benefits of Forest Burns
We know the benefits of returning fire to the landscape, but could controlled burns promote climate change by releasing more carbon into the atmosphere? A new TNC study and forest inventory on Warm Springs Mountain Preserve aims to find out.
Conservation Alliance Formed for Virginia’s Eastern Shore
The Nature Conservancy joins local, state and federal conservation agencies and organizations in the recently formed Virginia Eastern Shore Conservation Alliance which aims to protect the Eastern Shore's wildlife, lands and waters--now and for future generations.
Opinion: Great American Outdoors Act is great for Virginia too
TNC Virginia Trustee Jack Haldeman shares an op-ed supporting passage of pending legislation to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and make major investments to care for our national parks and other public lands.
Opinion: Virginia's new flood-preparedness program is a statewide win
TNC Virginia Associate State Director Nikki Rovner and Pew Charitable Trusts' Yaron Miller discuss Virginia's new flood mitigation program and how funding and prioritizing nature-based projects will reduce risk to communities across the commonwealth.
's Nikki Rovner on how the new fund will help communities across the Commonwealth.
Virginia Woodpeckers Have Record Production
A record high number of young red-cockaded woodpeckers were recorded by staff from the Center for Conservation Biology during the 2019 breeding season survey. Virginia is the northernmost range for the RCW with three population clusters located within TNC's Piney Grove Preserve, Big Woods Wildlife Management Area, and Great Dismal Swamp NWR.
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The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. We are impacting conservation in 79 countries and territories—protecting habitats from grasslands to coral reefs, from Australia to Alaska to Zambia