The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy
652 Peter Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Interim Director of Philanthropy
Director of Communications and Marketing
Contact our community based conservation programs
Allegheny Highlands Office
420 Forestry Road
Hot Springs, VA 24445
Clinch Valley Office
146 East Main Street
Abingdon, VA 24210
Richmond Office (Chesapeake Bay, Government Relations, Virginia Pinelands Programs)
530 E. Main St, Suite 800
Richmond, VA 23219
Virginia Coast Reserve Office
Highlights from Virginia
Teachers explore Virginia Coast Reserve, hope to bring lessons back to classroom
Exploration and inspiration are on the syllabus at the Virginia Coast Reserve! We recently welcomed new Accomack County teachers to VCR to learn about the services we can provide them and their students.
LEAF Program Connects Students With Wilderness
The Nature Conservancy's LEAF program connects young people with nature and inspires the next generation of conservation leaders.
- Hidden Gem: Exploring an Unspoiled Natural Retreat
These seagrass restoration volunteers are fighting to bring these plants back to Virginia
Go behind the scenes with TNC coastal scientist Bo Lusk and a fleet of volunteers. Learn about the world’s most successful seagrass restoration project and why the grasses are so important.
World’s largest oyster reef restoration continues on Piankatank River
Showcasing the 15 new acres of oyster reef completed on the Piankatank River.
Lackluster breeding season for Virginia’s endangered woodpeckers
It was a tough breeding season for the woodpecker populations at TNC’s Piney Grove Preserve, as well as the Great Dismal Swamp NWR.
Lawmakers float Clinch River as communities aim to keep on course to become state park
Members of the Virginia Sportsmen’s Caucus enjoyed a kayak trip along the Clinch River, giving state lawmakers the chance to experience outdoor recreation and local hospitality firsthand in southwest Virginia.
Urban high school students spend summer exploring careers in conservation
Join Virginia’s summer LEAF interns for a day of macroinvertebrate surveying in the Cowpasture River, hear about their experience in the program, and their hopes for their futures.
Virginia’s efforts to restore seaside grasses may be a worldwide model
NPR’s Pamela D’Angelo joined TNC coastal scientist Bo Lusk in Oyster, Virginia, to tour the tanks currently filled with curing eelgrass shoots and seeds that will be replanted in Virginia's coastal bays this fall.
Agencies extend initiatives to protect Clinch and Powell rivers
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a press release about the extension of the multi-agency collaboration to restore the Clinch and Powell rivers, which listed The Nature Conservancy as a facilitator of the collaboration.
Connect with The Nature Conservancy Worldwide
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 72 countries—protecting habitats from grasslands to coral reefs, from Australia to Alaska to Zambia