Awards & Recognitions

Jim Woltz, Tom Clarke, Joe Elton, H. Bruce Rinker, Sarah Richardson Photo (c) Leighton Powell
(L to R) Jim Woltz, Tom Clarke, Joe Elton, H. Bruce Rinker, Sarah Richardson at the State Capitol for “Scenic Virginia”
Photograph (c) Leighton Powell

Over the years, the Valley Conservation Council has received numerous honors and awards for its conservation leadership and results-oriented work including:

  • 2014 – Scenic Virginia, “Scenic Vistas and Lands Preservation Award” for Natural Bridge
  • 2014 – Virginia Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils, “Outstanding RC&D Project”
  • 2013 – The Land Report’s “Deal of the Year – Natural Bridge”
  • 2012 – The Garden Clubs of America, “Zone Conservation Commendation”
  • 2000 – Virginia Chapter, American Planning Association, “Professional Planning Distinguished Project Award”
  • 2000 – Nature Conservancy of Virginia, “Partnership Award”
  • 1999 – Friends of the Potomac, “Friend of the Potomac Award for Exemplary Endeavors in Conservation”
  • 1997 – Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District, “Outstanding Conservation Group Award”
  • 1993 – Virginia Wildlife Federation, “Conservation Organization of the Year”

We express our gratitude to the organizations listed above for their recognition of VCC’s achievements.

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Valley Conservation Council
17 Barristers Row
Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 877.216.1782
[email protected]

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