The Shenandoah Valley is one of our nation’s most iconic landscapes, rich in extraordinary natural and historic resources deserving of protection. Yet, permanent land protection and stewardship to protect these important resources face significant challenges.
Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley serves as a resource for landowners, providing accurate information and options for land conservation. The Alliance also partners with local land trusts to connect landowners with available conservation services. Additionally, the Alliance advocates for much-needed local, state and federal funding to support the protection of farmland, forestland and battlefields. Follow our most recent work here.
Current Land Conservation Projects
Northbrook Farm and a mother’s wish
The last week of December 2018 is a date third generation farmer, Dee Hockman, is not likely to forget anytime soon.
With our Conservation Powers Combined
When Emily Warner, senior director of land conservation with Potomac Conservancy, first visited Bear Garden, she knew the 270-acre property was a great candidate for permanent land protection.
Conservation in the 2019 General Assembly
Commonwealth’s Investment in Conservation Protecting our agricultural lands, scenic, historic and natural resources, and helping farmers implement sound farming practices […]