In Virginia, our innovative science-based solutions are designed to secure clean water in our rivers and bays, foster healthy forests, protect our oceans and coasts, and ensure access to our shared green spaces.
- FORESTS. Restoring habitat, protecting clean water, and capturing carbon.
- RIVERS AND BAYS. Protecting clean water for people and nature, from the Chesapeake Bay to the Clinch River.
- OCEAN AND COASTS. Empowering resilient coastal communities.
- PUBLIC LANDS. Celebrating the vital natural services that shared green spaces provide.
From bringing stakeholders to the table to confront environmental threats to deploying new scientific tools that empower communities to make informed decisions, we’re engaging partners in solving the top conservation challenges of our time and creating a world where nature and people can thrive.
Learn more about our conservation successes - download the 2017 Virginia Year in Review (pdf).
Restoring habitat, protecting clean water, and capturing carbon. Explore
Protecting clean water for people and nature from the Chesapeake Bay to the Clinch River. Explore
Empowering resilient coastal communities. Explore
Celebrating the vital natural services that shared green spaces provide. Explore
Where We Work
Protecting special places like the Cowpasture River and Warm Springs Mountain. Explore
Investing in nature to secure clean water for the Bay and all life that depends on it. Explore
Protecting our nation's most important river for imperiled freshwater animals. Explore
Charting a course for sustainable fisheries and a healthy ocean. Explore
The Eastern Seaboard's longest coastal wilderness is a hotbed of research and restoration. Explore
Restoring Virginia's founding forest and habitat for the state's rarest bird. Explore
Conservation at Work
Can oyster aquaculture help make the Chesapeake Bay cleaner, faster? Watch
Conserving forests and streams in the energy era. Explore
Promoting the health of the Rappahannock, Mattaponi, and Pamunkey rivers, Cat Point Creek, and Dragon Run. Explore
Restoring healthy systems to enable people and nature to ride out changes in our climate. Explore
Using nature-based adaptations to confront climate change. Explore
An innovative effort to protect and restore Appalachian forests for people and nature. Explore
Learn more about our approach to natural gas pipeline proposals in Virginia. Explore Q+A
Restoring Virginia's founding forest. Explore
Dive in to the largest, most successful seagrass restoration project in the world. Explore
The Trust Fund helps the Conservancy make large-scale freshwater conservation in Virginia possible. Explore