• Alliance Member
  • Accredited
  • Terrafirma Insured

Promoting and protecting the natural resources, rural economy, history and beauty of the Virginia Piedmont. We engage, educate and empower residents around a host of different issues including land conservation and good land use planning, local food and sustainable agriculture, public access to parks, trails and open space, water quality and wildlife habitat protection.

Land Protected

Virginia

Demographics

  • Year founded

    1972

  • Year first joined

    1982

  • Adopted 2017 Standards & Practices

    Yes

  • Number of full-time staff

    45

  • Number of supporters

    1,929

  • Number of volunteers

    109

  • Number of board members

    44

Features
Public Access

Land trusts that welcome visitors for activities such as walking, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, birding and more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Land trusts with volunteer opportunities, such as trail maintenance, clean ups, administrative duties, giving tours and more.

Conservation Priorities
Agricultural Land

Land trusts that protect farms and ranches to ensure sustainable food and secure agricultural ways of life.

Forests

Land trusts that protect forested lands for habitat preservation, sequestering carbon, sustainable timber, conserving wilderness and more.

Wildlife Habitat

Land trusts that protect habitat for plants and animals, such as wildlife corridors, breeding grounds and habitats for endangered species.

Land Trust Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance powers our nearly 1,000 member land trusts to permanently protect and conserve the land we need and love, ensuring it will be there for today and tomorrow.