Forest Legacy Grant Helps protect 1200 acres

“In the past several decades, expansion out of Fredericksburg has mostly headed north and west, largely following Route 3 toward Culpeper and Route 17 toward Warrenton.

Shopping centers, big-box stores and subdivisions have gobbled up what was once pristine farmland and rolling expanses of wilderness.” read entire article…click here.

There are often a number of funding […]

By |April 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

VOF Board updates fee schedule, expands financial assistance

By Jason McGarvey

To sustain the programs necessary to achieving Virginia’s land conservation goals, the Virginia Outdoors Foundation’s Board of Trustees voted June 25, 2015 to approve a fee schedule that includes several new fees, adjustments to existing fees, and stewardship endowments for purchased conservation easements.

A breakdown of the fees can be found here. Most […]

By |July 13th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Governor McAuliffe Announces Environmental Excellence Award Winners


RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced the winners of the 2015 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards, which were presented today at the Environment Virginia Symposium at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington.


The awards recognize significant environmental contributions in three categories: sustainability, environmental projects and land conservation. They are given to businesses and industrial facilities, not-for-profit […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Understanding the Value of Eco Assets on Property

I am not sure exactly when humans started assigning value to things. My guess is it goes back as far as maybe the trading of a mastodon hind quarter for a lit torch to restart a fire that had gone out. That seems about right. Of course value still would have depended on how […]

By |October 2nd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

A New Approach to Monetizing Timber

Landowners Monetize Timber for Carbon Credits with Improved Forest Management Plan


For most of recorded history, the value of trees has been quantified monetarily in terms of what you can get for them at the mill, or their worth off-the-stump. With the emergence of both the voluntary and compliance carbon markets, trees now have […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

It’s all about Family for Pembelton

By Tee Clarkson

In places like Texas, 10,000 acre properties aren’t uncommon, but we don’t have many of those left here in Virginia any more. As the population of the Commonwealth has grown, property has become fragmented into smaller parcels, often making life hard on both wildlife and hunters both.

Still, there are a few, and […]

By |July 8th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments