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A flock of ten white and tan birds with long, thin beaks in flight.
Whimbrels (Numenius phaeopus): The Nature Conservancy's Virginia Coast Reserve is a globally important stopover site for these and other migratory birds. © Barry Truitt/TNC

The Nature Conservancy



The Nature Conservancy
652 Peter Jefferson Parkway
Suite 190
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Phone: 434-295-6106


Latest News

  • The New York Times | May 24, 2023

    On Virginia’s Eastern Shore, restoring seagrass meadows is an important tool for addressing climate change, both by capturing emissions and mitigating their effects. VVCR Program Director Jill Bieri and Coastal Scientist Bo Lusk and featured and quoted in this deep dive into the largest and most successful seagrass restoration project in the world.

  • Press Release | March 27, 2023

    The Nature Conservancy has named Bettina Ring as its next Virginia state director. Ring is a former Virginia secretary of agriculture and forestry and former Virginia state forester. She was the first woman appointed to both positions. Ring has also held leadership roles in several conservation and sustainability organizations. Her decades of leadership, proven management skills and passion for The Nature Conservancy’s mission will propel the organization to deliver on its ambitious mission—conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends.

    Ring will start at The Nature Conservancy on April 10, 2023 and will be based at the organization’s Virginia headquarters in Charlottesville.

  • bioGraphic | March 10, 2023

    Virginia Coastal Scientist Bo Lusk is featured and quoted in this article that takes an immersive view underwater into the essential and beautiful world of seagrass meadows.

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