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We Protect the Land You Love.

Across Virginia’s capital region, landowners are seeing development increase at staggering rates. The Capital Region Land Conservancy is here to protect lands through voluntary conservation easements and through the acquisition of land through donation or purchase. Our projects cover farmland, forests, historic battlefields, rivers and streams, and vulnerable ecosystems. We give great care to projects from small family farms to monumental undertakings like protecting Malvern Hill Farm. 

Explore the map of our projects below to find protected lands near you.

Recent Projects

Farmland

Four Mile Creek Farm

133 years after its founding, fourth-generation owner Howard C. Eberly III donated his Century farm and home to CRLC for protection and future public access.

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Forests

Campbell’s Bridge Mills

This future riverfront park at Campbell’s Bridge Mills connects sections of the Appomattox River Trail and preserves Virginia’s historic industrial mills.

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Historic/Battlefields

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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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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