Welcome to the Valley Conservation Council

Valley Conservation Council is a member-supported nonprofit land trust that protects the natural and cultural resources of the greater Shenandoah Valley region through land conservation, education, and experiences to preserve the life-enriching benefits our land and water provide. During our 30+ year history, VCC and its partners have conserved tens of thousands of acres of private farms and forests in Virginia.

Join us as we make an enduring difference in America’s legendary Shenandoah Valley by becoming a member or applying for a position on our team.

Conservation starts with people. Join us in protecting one of the most beautiful landscapes in America.

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Our Focus Areas

Natural Resources

Protecting our region's treasured natural resources, legendary throughout American history, is critical for the overall health of the Chesapeake Bay and beyond.

Cultural Heritage

Respecting our rich heritage means taking good care of the places, communities, and landmarks that have cultural significance for the region, Virginia, and America.

Agricultural Vitality

Fostering the agricultural sector, our region's oldest economic engine, is a critical part of America's network of food producers, marketers, and well-informed consumers.  

As a private, member-based conservation organization, Valley Conservation Council depends upon your support.

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An Accredited Land Trust

Contact Us:

Valley Conservation Council
P.O. Box 988
Staunton, VA 24402
Phone: 540-886-3541

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