fbpx
Project by Category

Nature Preserve

Home Nature Preserve
a
Deep Bottom - James river front
Historic/Battlefields

Deep Bottom I & II

The 350-acre conservation area on the James River will soon open for hiking, birding, and camping, and host a future environmental education center.

Learn More »
Fern blanketed woodland at Long Bridge Road
Forests

Long Bridge Road

CRLC purchased this 38.5-acre tract on Long Bridge Road in March 2020. The property lies within CRLC’s Conservation Vision Map and the ConserveVirginia model.

Learn More »
Nature Preserve

Cowan Islands

It isn’t every day someone offers you a gift of three islands. Joan Cowan donated Grape, Hyde, and Watson Glenn Islands in the Appomattox River to CRLC.

Learn More »
Farmland

Pit Conservancy

The protection of 171 acres of forested wetlands on the scenic Chickahominy River in 2017 furthered Chesapeake Bay watershed and farmland protections.

Learn More »
Boardwalk path through forested wetland
Nature Preserve

Rivers Bend

Where River’s Bend Golf Course once operated until 2015 now is a natural area protected under a conservation easement by Capital Region Land Conservancy.

Learn More »
Nature Preserve

Pearl Fishers

Five years after development threatened a wooded patch of land skirting Bryan Park, community members ensured the park buffer would be protected forever.

Learn More »
Garder snake in tree
Forests

Atkins Acres

Through a gift of her 100-acre forested estate to Chesterfield County in 2011, Anna Atkins left a legacy of conservation for generations to enjoy.

Learn More »
Nature Preserve

James River Park

The James River Park System easement was a level-up for CRLC. In 2009, CRLC worked with the City of Richmond Parks to record a conservation easement protecting the James River Park.

Learn More »
Forests

Little Rivers Bend

This 26.5-acre easement is located directly across from Dutch Gap Conservation Area, featuring mountain laurel-laden forests and bald eagle nesting habitat.

Learn More »