Valley Conservation Council
Protecting America’s legendary Shenandoah Valley
Geographic Region: Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Botetourt, Frederick, Highland, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren Counties.
Valley Conservation Council (VCC) promotes voluntary land conservation as well as sound public policy in its mission to sustain the farms, forests, open space, and cultural heritage of the 11-county Shenandoah Valley region. A land trust formed in 1990 and based in Staunton, VCC holds a variety of conservation easements and works directly with landowners and many partners.
Recent News From This Member
VCC Announces New Executive Director! March 8, 2022 - VCC Welcomes Adam Schellhammer as Executive Director VCC is thrilled to announce our new Executive Director, Adam Schellhammer. Adam brings… Continue Reading
Marrying Agriculture & Conservation November 13, 2021 - Hazard Mill Farms, located in Bentonville in Warren County, VA is situated on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River.… Continue Reading
Video Highlight: Protecting Working Land in the Shenandoah Valley June 15, 2020 - This video highlighting best management practices at Big Rock Dairy in the Shenandoah Valley is part of the Virginia CSP… Continue Reading
We’re Hiring! June 1, 2020 - VCC is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic part-time Office Administrator to support donor and membership data and engagement, fundraising and… Continue Reading
John Hutchinson Named Executive Director December 10, 2019 - The board of directors of Valley Conservation Council (VCC) announced today that Staunton native John Hutchinson will serve as its… Continue Reading