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Virginia Outdoors Plan

Contact: Danette Poole, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, 600 E. Main St., 24th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, (804) 786-1119, email

The Virginia Outdoors Plan (VOP), the state’s comprehensive plan for land conservation, outdoor recreation and open-space planning, helps all levels of government and the private sector meet needs pertaining to those matters. The document covers recreational issues and needs, and it provides detailed regional analyses and recommendations. The 2013 edition is the 10th to be produced and the first to be completely paperless.