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2022 Love of the Land Photo Contest

2022 Love of the Land Photo Contest

Let's get outside in the great outdoors to alleviate stress and get our creative juices flowing!  The HVLC is in the business of protecting the scenic views and open spaces that make our community special.  Summertime is here, along with nature's bright and abundant colors all around us!  So, take a hike, and bring your smartphone to capture the beauty of the natural world in our community. Please take a moment to read the complete contest...

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Brick Order Form

Brick Order Form

Welcome! Please click the button below to purchase and customize a brick for the Engraved Donor Brick Program.

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Brick Order Form

Church on the Main – Engraved Donor Brick Program

Participate in the Engraved Donor Brick Program and help protect and preserve the Church on the Main site for generations to come. Bricks can be purchased in memory of a loved one, to recognize your family or business, or to honor someone special. Your tax-deductible donation will fund educational activities and maintenance related to the church site. Be a part of enhancing one of our community's historic gems. Check out this brochure to learn...

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Love of the Land Photo Contest Winners

Love of the Land Photo Contest Winners

We are thrilled to announce this year's winners of the Love of the Land Photo Contest. These beautiful images capture the scenic nature of our community and remind us to protect the beauty that surrounds us. 1st Place: “Tree Silhouette” by Sherrie Payne 2nd Place: “Swallowtail in a Summer Garden” by Janet Lineberry 3rd Place: “Reflections on a Still Lake” by Keith Johnson

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Friends & Family Fall Festival

Friends & Family Fall Festival

Join us at James City County’s Freedom Park in the Free Slave Settlement area on October 24th from 11:00am - 3:00pm for our Friends & Family Fall Festival. This FREE, public event will feature live music from Hangar 09, a petting zoo, Bubbles the Clown, Educational Exhibits, with Food and Drink available for purchase from Food-A-Tude food truck, Alewerks Brewing Company, and The Williamsburg Winery.

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Love of the Land Photo Contest Winners

2nd Annual Love of the Land Photo Contest

Click here for contest rules. Click here for contest application. Since so much of our time lately has been lived online the Historic Virginia Land Conservancy (HVLC) is sponsoring a photo contest in the hopes you will come to be an “offliner” and check out what’s outside. The HVLC is in the business of protecting the scenic views and open space that makes our community a special place. The weather is cooler, the colors are turning bright and...

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Conservancy Awareness Family Bike Ride

Conservancy Awareness Family Bike Ride

Sunday, June 27, 2021 | 9:30am–11:30am A ten-mile bike ride with the start and finish at Billsburg Brewery with opportunities to stop along the way at Mainland Farm and Spoke & Art. Please bring the entire family and join us for a riding adventure to explore and learn about our open spaces, courtesy of your local private land trust.

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Check out our Virtual Yard Sale!

Check out our Virtual Yard Sale!

Find unexpected treasures at great bargains—all from the comfort of your own homes—with the Historic Virginia Land Conservancy’s Virtual Yard Sale.  You’ll be doing your part both to keep safe and healthy AND support the preservation of our region’s beautiful natural landscapes. There is only one of most of these items – so snap yours up before someone else gets it!

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Love of the Land Photo Contest Winners

Love of the Land Photo Contest Winners

Many thanks to all those who entered our first ever Love of the Land photography contest. First Place Winner: "Early Morning Light" by Roderick B. PerkinsonSecond Place Winner"Low Tide Life"by Suzanne P. SternThird Place Winner"Queens Creek"by David MalmquistHonorable Mention"Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on Heliopsis"by Peggy KrapfHonorable Mention"Misty Mountain Morning"by Maggie EvansHonorable Mention"Fall Reflections"by Alicia Bagby

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Annual Meeting – Nov. 12th at 5:30 pm

Annual Meeting – Nov. 12th at 5:30 pm

"Zoom in" to celebrate our award winners and learn about our activities and accomplishments at our 2020 Annual Meeting on November 12th at 5:30 pm. Zoom Link Click here PASSCODE: 7CmcqZ VIEW PROGRAM BELOW . . . . . . . Click here to Download Agenda

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HVLC Fall Sale Catalogue

HVLC Fall Sale Catalogue

In non-COVID times, our Fall celebration would have included a silent auction. While we don’t have the excitement of an in-person event, you CAN still support us – and take away a fun gift in the process! Flip through our catalogue below view the five, one-of-a-kid items we have available. Then pick the one YOU would like to take home. There is only ONE of each of the item - so snap up the one you want before someone else gets it!

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Annual Report for 2019

Annual Report for 2019

We're delighted to share our Annual Report for 2019 in our new online format! Click the "expand screen" icon in the lower right for a full screen view, print a copy for yourself, or click the button below to download the report as a .pdf file. Download report

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New Interactive Protected Properties Map

New Interactive Protected Properties Map

The Historic Virginia Land Conservancy is thrilled to launch a fully interactive map of our protected properties. This map details the Conservancy's 65 easements across 14 counties in our region - totally over 10,000 acres of beautiful, natural and historic landscape.

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IT’S YOUR VIEW.
TOGETHER, LET’S HELP PROTECT IT.