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A Land Trust

PROTECTING

our open space, historic heritage, natural resources, 
farms, forests, and water, forever.

What We Do

The Land Trust of Virginia works with landowners to help them permanently protect their properties through the donation of conservation easements including working farms, historic sites, forests, mountains, waterways and more!

261
CONSERVATION 
EASEMENTS HELD
33,674
TOTAL ACRES 
PROTECTED
34
COUNTIES IN VIRGINIA 
REPRESENTED
17,693
ACRES OF FARMLAND 
PROTECTED
15,298
FORESTED ACRES 
PROTECTED
3,401
ACRES OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION & CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELDS PROTECTED
2,427
MOUNTAIN AREAS & STEEP SLOPES PROTECTED
2,456
ACRES OF WETLANDS 
PROTECTED
SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR NEXT EVENT:
ANOTHER CONSERVATION SUCCESS:
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Interested in Protecting
Your Land?

Looking for Ways to Give?

Learn more about Land Trust of Virginia's various funds to find which one most interests you!

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Malcolm Baldwin
Farmers Fund

This fund helps reduce the fees for conservation easement donations to protect working farms. By supporting this fund, you're helping make the conservation of Virginia farmland a reality.

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Mars Blue Ridge
Conservation Fund

 This fund will go towards helping protect the Blue Ridge Mountains. They are a wonderful resource for the benefit of wildlife, hikers on the Appalachian Trail, and all of us who enjoy these unique mountains' history and scenic beauty.

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Deborah Whittier Fitts
Battlefield Stewardship Fund

This fund represents a testament to our collective commitment to the conservation and preservation of Virginia's Civil War history. It is used to help reduce the easement donation costs that

landowners face.

Property for Sale

Your investment will help protect Virginia’s natural landscape.

Our Sponsors

The support of our local businesses contributes to our quality of life, keeping our community vibrant and livable. We couldn’t save our open spaces without the help of the following annual sponsors:

Oak Hill Wealth Advisors logo
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Mitchell, Burns and Co. logo
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Southern Electrical logo
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Stanford Excavating, Inc. logo
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Farm Credit of the Virginias logo
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Altus Consulting logo
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Allen Wayne logo
First Earth 2030 logo
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NOVEC logo
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Four Winds Tree Experts logo
Botkin Rose logo
Northwest Federal Credit Union logo
Country Zest and Style logo
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Great Meadow logo
Image by Matthew Henry

Power lines and Data Centers

For information from PEC on threats affecting our open spaces

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