VCC Hosts VA United Land Trusts Conference

VaULT Meeting, Tuesday, 27 January 2015, Richmond, VA.

Members from across the Commonwealth of the Virginia United Land Trusts (VaULT) met in Richmond on Tuesday, 27 January 2015, to discuss proposed legislation for the General Assembly, to plan for its annual Land Conservation Conference, to receive updates from the Land Trust Alliance Southeast, and to conduct its annual election of members to its Executive Committee.

The meeting was held on the 15th floor of the legal firm, Troutman Sanders LLP, overlooking the James River.



Part of VaULT's New Executive Committee: (l to r) Caren Schumacher, Williamsburg Land Conservancy; Peggy Stevens, Northern Virginia Conservation Trust; Sarah Richardson, VA Department of Conservation and Recreation; and H. Bruce Rinker, Valley Conservation Council.

VCC Executive Director, Dr. H. Bruce Rinker, was elected unanimously to the Committee along with Ms. Lynda Frost, Trust for Public Lands (Richmond, VA), and Mr. David Perry, Blue Ridge Land Conservancy (Roanoke, VA).

ParticipantsĀ in the VaULT meeting on Tuesday included the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Virginia Outdoors Foundation, the Civil War Trust, U.S. Department of Agriculture, The Nature Conservancy, and numerous land trusts and conservancies across the Commonwealth.

VCC will host the annual Land Conservation Conference at Natural Bridge from Wednesday, 29 April, to Friday, 1 May 2015. For more information, please contact Bruce at 540-886-3541.

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