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Forests

Bucklew

There is an urgent need to protect land for flood resilience across Virginia’s Capital Region. A Richmond resident worked with CRLC to do just that.

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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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Field of yellow flowers with pine trees and blue sky in background
Farmland

Godsey Properties

CRLC worked with Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District to protect 124.3 acres of farmland in Henrico, and the livelihoods that depend on this land.

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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

Westerham

300 years later, Westerham House is largely unchanged. Unless you count the herd of llamas that calls it home and a conservation easement covering 96-acres.

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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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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.

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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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