Join us March 16, 2021 from 12-1:30pm Sponsored by: Black Family Land Trust, Inc. / Virginia State Bar, Access to Legal Services / Virginia’s United Land Trusts Heirs property refers to land that has been passed down informally from generation-to-generation, often without written wills, which is now owned by cousins or more remote relatives, possibly […]
Please Save the Date for VaULT’s Virtual Annual Meeting January 28, 2021, 1:30-4pm We will hold board elections and have state policy discussions. We want to hear from members and partners about recent successes, failures, concerns, or lessons learned. (Email email@example.com if you have a project or story to share). And we are excited to be […]
VaULT Engagement Exchange, This site is intended for shared resources for the Virginia land conservation community. Please add links to resources you have found valuable. As a reminder the categories are: Racial Equity, Internal Engagement, External Engagement, and Financial Stability.
Ring: Keeping land intact, in farm and forestland, and in the family By BETTINA RING, published in Richmond Times-Dispatch Like many legal terms, the words “heirs property” probably do not mean a lot to most Virginians. However, this concept and the legal structures that surround it have been significant contributors to the loss of family-owned […]
2020 McCarthy Award Recipient – Ebonie Alexander The Institute for Engagement & Negotiation (IEN) at the University of Virginia is pleased to announce that Ebonie Alexander is the recipient of the 2020 Gerald P. McCarthy Award for Leadership in Environmental Conflict Resolution. The McCarthy Award is presented annually to an individual who demonstrates leadership in […]
Investment in local open space, greenways and trails is critical Guest column by Christopher G. Miller: In these emotionally and physically trying days of COVID-19 quarantines and social distancing, many people are increasingly turning to iconic parks, trails and green spaces for solace, exercise and restorative access to nature. And that’s great news. But our current […]
Business Meeting of Virginia’s United Land Trusts, Contemporary Topics in VA Land Conservation Firnew Farm, 19 Wolftown-Hood Road Hood, VA 22723 Friday, September 20, 2019, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm RSVP VaULT September 20 Business Meeting 9:30-10, Coffee and mingle 10:00: Welcome, Introductions, Comments from the VaULT Board of Directors Partnerships: Ryan Brown, Director, Department of Game […]
Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Ralph S. Northam FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 17, 2019 Office of the Governor Contact: Alena Yarmosky Email: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Contact: Elaine Lidholm Email: Elaine.Lidholm@vdacs.virginia.gov Phone: (804) 786-7686 Governor Northam Announces Over $600,000 in Farmland Preservation Grants ~ Albemarle, Clarke, Fauquier, and Stafford counties, cities […]