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

Beautification

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  • Protecting Virginia’s scenic viewsheds
  • Promoting more walkable and bicycle friendly options in communities
  • Promoting tree planting, roadside wildflower and scenic byway programs
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30 in Thirty and Earth Day News!

That’s right – 30 Grants in Thirty Days is accepting applications, we’re helping to host a huge cleanup, and more!

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Our 2015 Get Caught Winners!

We’re pleased to announce the 2015 winners of Get Caught in a Beautiful Act! Submit your 2016 pictures today.

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What a Shiver in the River!

Our inaugural Shiver in the River was an overwhelming success. Year two was even better.

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Almost Time to Shiver in the River!

Fluctuating temperatures mean Winter in Central Virginia and that much closer to Shiver in the River!

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Virginia Tourism is Cash Money

We spent the weekend in far, Southwest Virginia, and were reminded of how valuable Virginia’s beauty is.

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Shiver, Recycling, and Other News

We have some updates on Shiver in the River, our recycling efforts, and America Recycles Day.

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Shiver in the River is Back!

Last year we had a crazy idea. What if we had a cleanup and then jumped in the James in January? Well, we did, and Shiver in the River is back.