LAND TRUST OF VIRGINIA and GOOSE CREEK ASSOCIATION PRESENT the ACCLAIMED FILM: THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM AT THE HILL SCHOOL FEBRUARY 21, 2020 “Mother Nature has Never Been More Inspiring” – Alice Waters Event: On Friday, February 21, at 6 p.m., the Land Trust of Virginia and the Goose Creek Association bring you, The Biggest […]
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The Land Trust of Virginia partners with private landowners who wish to voluntarily protect and preserve their working farmland or natural lands with significant scenic, historic, and ecological value for the benefit of our community using conservation easements.
Conservation easements protect open space, farms, forests, rivers, streams, battlefields, vistas and historic sites in perpetuity. When a landowner donates a conservation easement, they maintain ownership of their land; they can sell it or pass it on to heirs. The land remains on the county tax rolls. What changes is that the land itself is protected from development forever.
Founded nearly a quarter century ago, the Land Trust of Virginia is a thriving 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that relies upon the generous support of our community and landowners to fulfill our mission. We are a trusted conservation partner, recognized and accredited by the Land Trust Alliance as a land trust that meets “national standards for protecting natural places and working lands forever.”
PROPERTY FOR SALE IN STAFFORD COUNTY NEAR KELLOGG MILL AT ABEL LAKE, Fredericksburg, VA 22406 Check out this beautiful property (click here) – 128.7 ACRES overlooking Stafford’s beautiful Abel Lake – 3000 ft of frontage on Long Branch Creek! Conservation easement with VA Dept of Forestry allows for a home, detached structures, farm […]
Protecting the Land: Land Trust of Virginia bestows honors on Conservation Leaders at 21st Annual Garden Party!
The host for the event, Rose Marie Bogley (second from left), enjoying the afternoon among friends. Upperville, VA (May 23, 2018) – More than 350 guests gathered on Sunday, May 20th in Upperville to celebrate the Land Trust of Virginia’s (LTV) ongoing conservation efforts in the Commonwealth. The 20th annual Garden Party was hosted […]
Press Release: The Land Trust of Virginia Applies for Renewal of its Accreditation; a Public Comment Period is Now Open The Land Trust of Virginia (LTV) is applying for renewal of its accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. The Commission invites public input and accepts signed, written comments on pending applications. Comments must […]
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Event: On Friday, February 22, at 6 p.m., the Goose Creek Association and the Land Trust of Virginia bring you: Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman, the acclaimed film based on the book by Miriam Horn of the Environmental Defense Fund. Three rugged individualists explore how to preserve their way of life by stewarding the land and […]
Albemarle County (December 12, 2018) – The Land Trust of Virginia, holding more conservation easements than any other private land trust in the Commonwealth, is pleased to announce that 182.4 acres of entirely forested land, located southeast of Batesville, Virginia, is forever protected through the landowner’s donation of a conservation easement. Located in Albemarle County, Miran Forest has been protected with the intention of providing public access in perpetuity by the landowners, the American […]
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Fauquier County, VA (October 18, 2018) – Local landowners, Kyle and Sarah Jo Luby, recently worked with the Land Trust of Virginia to permanently protect their piece of Virginia’s Horse Country through the donation of a conservation easement. Their 31-acre property is located on Coon Tree Road in Fauquier County, four miles north of The Plains. Kyle and Sarah Jo purchased the property in 2017 having […]