BRCA partners include watershed associations, regional advocacy organizations, land trusts, recreation groups — all kinds of organizations working on behalf of the Blue Ridge and its communities. We hope you will connect with those working near you.
Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains (FBRM) was formed in 2007 in response to the recognized threat to the mountains from development, and environmental deterioration. Friends is the only conservation in the region with the Blue Ridge Mountains as its focus. Learn More
Now one of the most effective community-based environmental groups in the country, PEC works with the citizens of our nine-county region to conserve land, create high-quality communities, strengthen rural economies, celebrate historic resources, protect air and water quality, build smart transportation networks, promote sustainable energy choices, restore wildlife habitat, and improve people’s access to nature.
Virginia Working Landscapes (VWL) is a program of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) located in Front Royal, Virginia. SCBI serves as an umbrella for the Smithsonian’s global effort to conserve species and train future generations of conservationists. Learn More