Photo Courtesy of Capital Region Land Conservancy
Appomattox River Fund Grants
The Virginia Outdoors Foundation has awarded seven grants totaling $21,150 to conservation projects in six jurisdictions across the Appomattox River watershed that will reduce pollution and erosion in the river and its tributaries.
About half of the funding came from VOF’s Appomattox River Fund, which was established through the TERRA program in 2019 using mitigation funding from a bridge replacement project in Amelia County. The other half came from VOF’s general fund.
The projects included riparian buffer tree plantings, invasive species removal, a canoe/kayak launch, educational signage, and trash cleanup efforts.
Land Conservation Partners
Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Capital Region Land Conservancy
Boy Scouts of America EcoCrew 2831
Hopewell Parks and Recreation
The Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District
The Town of Farmville
United Parents Against Lead & Other Environmental Hazards
Land Conservation Funders
$21,150 – VOF’s Appomattox River Fund