Virginia Environmental Organizations


Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

Spearheading innovative ways to engage people and groups to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers.

Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment

Solutions for a Sustainable Lifestyle

Audubon Naturalist Society

Connecting People with Nature in the DC Region

Audubon Society of Northern Virginia

Protecting birds, other wildlife and their habitats.

Back Bay Restoration Foundation

Preserving, protecting, and improving Back Bay and its watershed.

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.

Dan River Basin Association

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

Elizabeth River Project

Making Restoration a Reality

Environment Virginia

Taking action for Virginia's environment.

Fairfax Trails & Streams

Creating a long network of interconnected off-road trails

500-Year Forest Foundation

Partnering with private landowners who are growing old forests

Friends of Daniels Run Park

Dedicated to maintaining the beauty and biological integrity of the largest forested park in Fairfax City

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 Huntley Meadows Park

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

Friends of the Potomac River Refuges

Helping to conserve three important National Wildlife Refuges in the midst of highly populated Northern Virginia

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

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

Hands Across the Lake

Promoting the health and life of Swift Creek Reservoir and the other watersheds of Chesterfield County.

Herndon Environmental Network

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

James River Association

Protecting America's Founding River

Land Trust of Virginia

Helping landowners in Virginia protect open space and cultural resources

Loudon Wildlife Conservancy

People and Wildlife Living in Harmony

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

Kilmarnock, Virginia

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

Old Dominion Land Conservancy

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

People's Alliance for Clean Energy

No New Nukes at North Anna

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

Working to preserve, protect and enhance natural resources through stewardship, recreation and education.

Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection

Preserving the natural resources and rural character of Rappahannock County

Raptor Conservancy of Virginia

Rehabilitation, Education, and Population Recovery

Reston Environmental Action

Working with neighbors to promote habits that lessen our environmental impact.

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.

Shenandoah Valley Network

Working 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.

Sierra Club - Virginia Chapter

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

Sustainable Loudon

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

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 Forest Watch

Maintaining and restoring the natural ecology and biodiversity of woodlands across Virginia

Virginia League of Conservation Voters

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

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

Working to protect suitable public lands in Virginia as Wilderness Areas within the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Williamsburg Land Conservancy

Protecting and preserving significant natural, scenic, agricultural and historic land in the lower James and York Rivers watersheds.

Wintergreen Nature Foundation

Encouraging the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of the natural and cultural resources of the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia.