Governor Northam's budget for the coming year proposes an additional $15.5 million investment in the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation grant program! Find out more about this exciting development here.
Matt Gerhart joins NVCT as Conservation Director!

He comes to NVCT by way of California where he served as Program Manager for the San Francisco Bay Area Conservancy program of the California State Coastal Conservancy. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Washington D.C. Learn more about Matt.
NVCT's Nearby Nature Showcase
Join us for a gallery showcase displaying the beautiful outdoor photography of Northern Virginia on January 11th at Reston Art Gallery from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. We will be awarding first, second, and third place prizes along with NVCT staff’s favorites in various nature categories as part of our annual photo contest. More Information
Aldo Leopold Read-a-thon
Join us on January 19th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Busboys and Poets in Shrilington! There we will honor legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold and celebrate what would have been his 133rd birthday. Listen to thought-provoking and inspiring passages from his published works led by invited guest speakers with some open slots for volunteer readers from the crowd!  More Information
Join business professionals, conservation leaders, elected officials and other community members for a festive evening to celebrate land and water protection in Northern Virginia. Buy tickets now!
Holiday shopping is in full swing! Make your purchase go further by supporting us with Target Circle this Holiday Season!
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Fairfax Master Naturalist Spring 2020 Training Applications now Open
Applications for the spring 2020 basic training for the Fairfax Master Naturalists are now open.
This exciting program is a great way to learn about our local environment, meet new people, and give back to the community. The training includes three months of weekly classes and four Saturday field trips. Classes run from 7-10 pm on Thursdays at the Fairfax County Government Center. Deadline for mailing is December 28, 2019