Virginia Environmental Organizations


Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley

Ensuring that the land, water and community resources we all cherish will be protected for the long-haul.

Appalachian Mountain Advocates

A non-profit law and policy center dedicated to fighting for clean water and a clean energy future

Audubon Naturalist Society

Connecting People with Nature in the DC Region

Audubon Society of Northern Virginia

Protecting birds, other wildlife and their habitats.

Blue Ridge Foothills Conservancy

A local land trust in the Blue Ridge Mountain Foothills of Virginia's Greene and Madison Counties

Blue Ridge Land Conservancy

We Save Land

Cape Henry Audubon Society

A local chapter of the National Audubon Society.

Capital Region Land Conservancy

Dedicated solely to serving the City of Richmond and Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover, Goochland, Powhatan, New Kent, and Charles City counties.

Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore

To promote balanced growth while enhancing our quality of life and preserving our natural resources.

Central Virginia Land Conservancy

Promoting the stewardship and conservation of Central Virginia's natural and historic resources.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Saving a National Treasure

Chesapeake Climate Action Network

Dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Clinch Coalition

Protecting the forest, wildlife, and watersheds of our National Forest and surrounding communities for present and future generations.

Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory

Protecting Wildlife Through Field Research, Education, and Habitat Conservation.

Dan River Basin Association

Preserving and promoting the natural and cultural resources of the Dan River Basin.

EcoAction Arlingtonian

Engaging Our Community in Caring for Our Environment.

Elizabeth River Project

Making Restoration a Reality

Environment Virginia

Taking action for Virginia's environment.

500-Year Forest Foundation

Partnering with private landowners who are growing old forests

Friends of Accotink Creek

Protecting, promoting and restoring the water quality, natural habitat, and ecological well-being of the Accotink Creek watershed.

Friends of Dragon Run

Promoting preservation and protection of the watershed

Friends of Dyke Marsh

Dedicated to preserving, restoring and enhancing Dyke Marsh

Friends of First Landing State Park

Advocating in the community on behalf of First Landing State Park.

Friends of Huntley Meadows Park

Dedicated to the protection of Fairfax County's premier wetland wildlife sanctuary.

Friends of Mason Neck State Park

Conserving, enhancing, and interpreting the Park's natural, educational, recreational, cultural and historic resources.

Friends of Norfolk's Environment

Engaging with individual citizens to improve Norfolk's environment.

Friends of the Lower Appomattox River

Communities Working in Partnership to Conserve and Protect the Lower Appomattox River.

Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River

Our River, Our Community, Our Choice

Friends of the Rappahannock

Advocacy Restoration Education

Friends of the Rivers of Virginia

Dedicated to the conservation, preservation and enhancement of Virginia's river resources

Friends of the Rockfish Watershed

Safeguarding the health, scenic beauty and cultural heritage of the Rockfish River and its watershed

Friends of the Shenandoah River

Protecting and restoring the aquatic environment of the Shenandoah River.

Goose Creek Association

Protecting and preserving the natural resources, historic heritage and rural quality of life found in this beautiful part of Virginia

Green Fence Conservation Trust

Dedicated exclusively to the protection of Earth’s habitats and the diversity of life that lives within them

Herndon Environmental Network

Working to improve the environment through education, initiatives and advocacy in the greater Herndon, VA area

Historic Virginia Land Conservancy

Conserving and stewarding land for future generations.

James River Association

Protecting America's Founding River

Keep Virginia Beautiful

To engage and unite Virginians to improve our natural and scenic environment.

Land Trust of Virginia

Helping landowners in Virginia protect open space and cultural resources

Loudon Wildlife Conservancy

People and Wildlife Living in Harmony

Lynnhaven River Now

Restoring a Legend

Nansemond River Preservation Alliance

Saving the Nansemond River, Chuckatuck Creek, Bennett's Creek, and tributaries...

Nature Conservancy of Virginia

Conserving our Commonwealth

New River Land Trust

Protecting the farmland, forests, open spaces and historic places in Virginia’s New River region.

Northern Neck Audubon Society

Passionate about birds since 1970.

Northern Neck Land Conservancy

Conserving open space on the Northern Neck

Northern Shenandoah Valley Audubon Society

Serving the City of Winchester, Frederick, Clarke, Warren, and Shenandoah counties, and also portions of Loudoun, Fauquier, and Rappahannock counties.

Northern Virginia Bird Club

Watch - Study - Enjoy - Understand - Conserve

Northern Virginia Conservation Trust

Saving Nearby Nature

Nature Foundation at Wintergreen

Nurturing Love for the Land.

Old Dominion Land Conservancy

Educating the public and protecting land and water resources for their natural, scenic, recreational, historic, and agricultural values.

Piedmont Environmental Council

Empowering citizens to protect what makes the Piedmont a wonderful place

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club

Serving the hiking public since 1927

Potomac Conservancy

Protecting Land

Prince William Conservation Alliance

Inspiring action and working together to create sustainable communities for all.

Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection

Preserving the natural resources and rural character of Rappahannock County

Raptor Conservancy of Virginia

Dedicated to educating the public about raptors (birds of prey).

Richmond Audubon Society

A local chapter of the National Audubon Society

Rivanna Conservation Society

Safeguarding the ecological, recreational, historical, cultural and scenic resources of the Rivanna River and its tributaries.

Rockbridge Area Conservation Council

Promoting the wise stewardship and the sustainable use of natural and cultural resources.

Scenic Virginia

Preserving, protecting, and enhancing the scenic beauty of our Commonwealth.

Sierra Club - Virginia Chapter

Working to build healthy, livable communities, and to conserve and restore our natural environment.

Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards

Protecting the Mountains of Southwest Virginia

Sustainable Loudon

Promoting the development of a local community economy based on environmental stewardship and the sustainable use of resources.

Sweet Virginia

Teaching and inspiring kids to appreciate and care about honey bees.

Upper Tennessee River Roundtable

Working to improve the Clinch, Holston, and Powell rivers in Virginia.

Valley Conservation Council

Working to sustain the Shenandoah Valley's land and heritage since 1990

Virginia Beach Audubon Society

Dedicated to the Audubon cause of saving birds, wildlife, and habitat.

Virginia Bluebird Society

Conserving the Eastern Bluebird and other native cavity nesters

Virginia Conservation Network

A network of more than 100 organizations committed to protecting Virginia's natural resources.

Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust

Conserving Rural Lands

Virginia League of Conservation Voters

Preserving Virginia's natural landscape by changing Virginia's political landscape

Virginia Master Naturalists

Volunteer educators, citizen scientists, and stewards helping Virginia conserve and manage natural resources and public lands.

Virginia Native Plant Society

Conserving Wild Flowers and Wild Places

Virginia Outdoors Foundation

Virginia’s leader in land conservation

Virginia Society of Ornithology

Dedicated to the study, conservation, and enjoyment of Virginia's birds

Virginia Wilderness Committee

Pioneering Wilderness Protection in Virginia since 1969.

Washington Area Butterfly Club

Dedicated to enjoying and conserving butterflies in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia

Wild Virginia

Dedicated to preserving Virginia’s national forests through education and advocacy.