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
DEQ Wins 30 in Thirty

The Activities Committee has participated in river cleanup efforts with the DCR since 2000.

Habitat for Humanity Wins 30 in Thirty

Every year Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick-Clarke has a neighborhood revitalization day to cleanup a specific neighborhood. This year they are bringing new life to the event by adding “plogging,” which is picking up litter while jogging.

Kiptopeke State Park Wins 30 in Thirty

Grant funds provided by Keep Virginia Beautiful will be used to purchase weather-resistant cigarette butt receptacles and informational signage in six targeted areas.

Petersburg Battlefields Foundation Wins 30 in Thirty

They were concerned about pollutants in the waterways and on the grounds of the historic landscape from fishing lines and pet waste.

Augusta Garden Club Rakes in 30 in Thirty

Their “This is Litter too!” project aims to advance cigarette litter prevention in the Historic District by providing cigarette butt receptacles and public education.

Big Stone Gap Wins 30 in Thirty

A 12-year-old boy who lives in the town of Big Stone Gap was surprised to learn that his area of Southwest Virginia has nowhere to recycle glass.

Lewis Ginter Gets 30 in Thirty Seed Money

Their fall project will include revitalizing the McDonough Community Garden.