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
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!

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.

What a Shiver in the River!

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

Almost Time to Shiver in the River!

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

Virginia Tourism is Cash Money

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

Shiver, Recycling, and Other News

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

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.