April 16-18 at the Hotel Roanoke – Roanoke, VA
The annual Virginia Land Conservation Conference is organized by Virginia’s United Land Trusts (VaULT). VaULT is a coalition of about 50 organizations dedicated to the protection of local, regional and statewide natural and cultural resources that contribute to the ecological, social and economic well-being of Virginia’s communities. Members of VaULT include private, nonprofit land trusts as well as state agencies active in the conservation of Virginia’s resources. Click here to register.
The Virginia Conservation Lands Needs Assessment (VLCNA) uses geographic information system data to model and map priority conservation lands in Virginia. Based on land cover data derived from satellite imagery, the focus is on identifying and prioritizing natural lands and the habitat corridors necessary to support and enhance them.