About DCR
 
State Parks
 
Natural
Heritage
Soil and Water
Conservation
Recreation
Planning
Dam Safety and
Floodplains
Land
Conservation
Environmental
Education
Virginia Treasures
30 years of conserving Virginia's biodiversity
Virginia State Parks
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Vision

DCR, with the cooperation of partners and customers, is a leader in: providing tangible and lasting improvements to the quality of Virginia's resource lands and waters; serving as a trusted steward of the outdoor recreational and natural resources placed under its care; promoting the conservation and enjoyment of Virginia's diverse and unique environment and rich cultural legacy for future generations; protecting public safety through regulatory programs and conservation law enforcement; and recognizing the value of its dedicated and committed workforce.
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Mission

To provide opportunities that encourage and enable people to enjoy, protect and restore Virginia's natural and cultural treasures.