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



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

The first Earth Day was in 1970. We’ve done a lot over 60 years, and celebrated our fair share of Earth Days. But we do it every day.

30 in 30 is Back!

The 2015 program is up and running! The Application period is now closed, and we’ll start announcing winners on Earth Day, April 22nd.

The Great Shiver ReCap

Our inaugural Shiver in the River was an overwhelming success. We can’t thank you enough for the cleanup help, financial support, and jumping in the river.

Thirty in 30 In Action

Here’s how over 900 of you used over 2,300 volunteer hours to keep Virginia beautiful.

A Bit of Viewer Mail

It takes your efforts to achieve our mission. A recent note from a new fan proved that point.

Shiver in the River!

What could be more fun than jumping into the James River in January? Nothing.

A Recycling Message From Mike Baum

His editorial appeared on America Recycles Day.