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James River Center

Environmental Education will have a new home in Richmond at the future JRA River Center at Dock Street, on land protected by a CRLC conservation easement.

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Dock Street Panorama with James River in the background
Public Access

Dock Street

This exciting land acquisition will create one contiguous publicly accessible riverfront space and allow for the completion of the Virginia Capital Trail.

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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.

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Forests

Liesfeld

Passionate about environmental stewardship, the Liesfelds set aside 3.036-acres of deciduous woods at their property along Richmond’s North Bank Trail.

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Scenic

Shiplock East

CRLC took one more step to protect “The View that Named Richmond” by placing a threatened 0.765-acre parcel below Libby Hill under a conservation easement.

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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.

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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.

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Harris Easement on the James River
Farmland

Norwood

For Connie Harriss, protecting her 230 year old home “Norwood” was her duty. The 145-acre property encompasses 112 acres of prime farmland on the James River.

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Trees and shrubs by the road above the James River
Scenic

Romer and Cleal

For 25 years, Mark & Donna Romer and Dorothy Cleal agreed that they would not develop their adjoining properties. In November 2016, they made it official.

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