• Advocacy

    • Friends of Shenandoah Mountain
      Protecting Shenandoah Mountain for generations to come.
    • Shenandoah River Keeper
      We work to protect water quality in the Potomac River, which is the source of drinking water for almost six million people. Over the last decade, our call for clean drinking water has reached millions of community members living in Maryland, Pennsylvania,
    • Shenandoah Valley Network
      We work to maintain healthy and productive rural landscapes and communities, to protect and restore natural resources, and to strengthen and sustain our region’s agricultural economy.
    • Southern Environmental Law Center
      Protecting the South’s environment through the power of the law.
    • The Chesapeake Bay Foundation
      Our vision is that the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers, broadly recognized as a national treasure, will be highly productive and in good health as measured by established water quality standards. The result will be clear water, free of damage from
    • Valley Conservation Council
      Valley Conservation Council promotes land use that sustains the farms, forests, open spaces, and cultural heritage of the Valley of Virginia.
  • Conservation History

    • Silent Spring at 50
      Throughout 2012 the Borderbend Arts Collective is working with other partnering organizations to present “Celebrating Silent Spring.”
  • Conservation Videos

  • Downloadable Resources

  • Forestry

  • Save the Bay

  • Soil Conservation

  • Sustainable Living

    • Allegheny Mountain School
      Allegheny Mountain School (AMS) is a not for profit, experiential learning, fellowship program empowering adults at the beginning of their careers in sustainable food cultivation and community development.
    • BioQuest Solutions
      Dr. H. Bruce Rinkers website for sustainable living
    • Friends of Shenandoah Mountain
      Protecting Shenandoah Mountain for generations to come.
    • Holy Cross Abbey in Berryvile, Virginia
      This 1,200 acre farm and monastery in Clarke County has begun their journey in natural resources stewardship. Visit this site to learn more and to help support their mission.
    • James Madison University Institute for Sustainability of Natural World
    • Shenandoah Valley Network
      We work to maintain healthy and productive rural landscapes and communities, to protect and restore natural resources, and to strengthen and sustain our region’s agricultural economy.
    • The American Farmland Trust
      American Farmland Trust is the only national conservation organization dedicated to protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land.
    • The Chesapeake Bay Foundation
      Our vision is that the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers, broadly recognized as a national treasure, will be highly productive and in good health as measured by established water quality standards. The result will be clear water, free of damage from
    • The Water Issues Website by Cabrini College
      This site provides information about the water situation in the United States, informing smarter usage and advocating for a water-secure future.
    • Valley Conservation Council
      Valley Conservation Council promotes land use that sustains the farms, forests, open spaces, and cultural heritage of the Valley of Virginia.
    • Virginia Outdoor Writers Association
      The Virginia Outdoor Writers Association is a coalition of writers, photographers, and video/film producers who inform through various media on the out-of-doors and its enjoyment.
    • Web Soil Survey (USDA NRCS)
      Link to the world’s best soils information.
    • White House Farm Foundation
      To enrich individuals with knowledge of and involvement with our natural ecological systems, sustainable agriculture, holistic community planning, and respect for local history and culture.
  • Trees

  • Wildlife Habitat Conservation

    • Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage
      Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage is dedicated to restoring, managing and protecting wildlife habitat and establishing a more sustainable agriculture through direct action, education and research in partnership with public and private landowners.
    • Conservation Services
      A tree planting company and distributer of tree shelters.
    • Cover Thicket "How To" for Bobwhites
      This is a great “How To” on establishing cover thickets from Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources
    • NRCS’s Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
      The Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) is a voluntary program for conservation-minded landowners who want to develop and improve wildlife habitat on agricultural land, nonindustrial private forest land, and Indian land.
    • Virginia Outdoor Writers Association
      The Virginia Outdoor Writers Association is a coalition of writers, photographers, and video/film producers who inform through various media on the out-of-doors and its enjoyment.
    • Virginia’s Quail Restoration Website
      This website is designed to help Virginia’s landowners and land managers access the best information and technical assistance available to them for managing early-succession habitat in Virginia.
    • White House Farm Foundation
      To enrich individuals with knowledge of and involvement with our natural ecological systems, sustainable agriculture, holistic community planning, and respect for local history and culture.
    • Whitehouse Natives Nursery
      A nursery of native plants grown on the Whitehouse Farm Foundation’s land in Luray, Virginia
    • Wildlife Center of Virginia
      The Wildlife Center of Virginia was formed in 1982 to provide quality health care, often on an emergency basis, to native wildlife.
    • Wildlife Habitat Appraisal Guide for Quail
      Look for the worksheet at the end of this pdf file.