Protecting America’s Legendary Shenandoah Valley  December 28, 2016 Thank You and Best Wishes from Valley Conservation Council Dear Friends: Scenic rolling fields, orchards, vineyards, farms of the Valley. Blue mountains and wild forests with spectacular fall color of the Highlands. Rolling rivers that bend and twist throughout the Shenandoah and Upper James watersheds. Whether we […]


Protecting America’s Legendary Shenandoah Valley  December 22, 2016 ALERT: Proposed Bill Threatens Farm Conservation in the Valley I want to let you know about an important bill coming up for consideration in the Virginia General Assembly in January. This bill, HB 1470, would significantly reduce the tax benefits for land conservation at a time when […]


Protecting America’s Legendary Shenandoah Valley  December 20, 2016 VCC’s Latest Newsletter  … Three families have protected beautiful land along Middle River … Blacks Run has been transformed where VCC holds a riparian easement … Farming couple in Shenandoah folds conservation into their livelihood … Awards and boards announced Read these stories and more in Vision […]


  Protecting America’s Legendary Shenandoah Valley      November 22, 2016    Happy Thanksgiving! Eat more TURKEY! (Hopefully grown in the Shenandoah Valley!)   Hearing Will Address Easements in Path of Pipeline Pipeline developers have proposed “converting” the conservation easements in the path of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). The Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF), which holds the […]


Protecting America’s Legendary Shenandoah Valley      October 19, 2016 Augusta Voters, Courthouse Is on the Ballot Augusta County voters will decide November 8 whether to move their courthouse to Verona, at an estimated cost of $45 million. The referendum is binding and hotly contested. Here’s a start to look up the pros and cons from varied […]


Protecting America’s Legendary Shenandoah Valley  July 29, 2016 What’s the Conservation Story in Your County?   See the latest in VCC’s summer newsletter  Vision July 2016.  If you would like a hard copy or have questions, please contact us at info@valleyconservation.org or (540) 886-3541. Support conservation in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley region.  Join VCC or  […]


Protecting America’s Legendary Shenandoah Valley  July 27, 2016 What’s the Conservation Story in Your County?   See the latest in VCC’s summer newsletter  Vision July 2016.  If you would like a hard copy or have questions, please contact us at info@valleyconservation.org or (540) 886-3541. Support conservation in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley region.  Join VCC or  […]


Protecting America’s Legendary Shenandoah Valley  May 18, 2016 Alert: Pipeline Input Meeting May 21 in Bath County A recent route adjustment to Dominion’s proposed 42-inch Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) moves the route south through Highland County and into Bath County, and then northward through the narrow Deerfield valley in Augusta County.  (see photo below) VCC […]


  Protecting America’s Legendary Shenandoah Valley  May 11, 2016 Join River Walk at the Farm Jeanne and Bobby Whitescarver are hosting a River Walk at the Farm on Sunday, June 12, at 3 pm in Swoope (Augusta County).  Valley Conservation is a cosponsor. Space is limited to the first 50 participants. For more information and […]


  Protecting America’s Legendary Shenandoah Valley Join the Fun! Kites & Critters This Sunday on Bells Lane Sunday, April 17, from 1 – 5 pm 272 Bells Lane, Staunton, VA Valley Conservation Council’s  “Kites & Critters” invites everyone to a day at the farm on Bells Lane in Staunton. Come fly a kite, release a baby […]


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