Hinton, W.Va. – Coming into December, the West Virginia Land Trust was expecting to hit a mark of protecting just over 1,000 acres across the state. It was a sizable achievement, but the cooperation of a landowner in Summers County during the final hour allowed the group to push the tally to permanently protecting 1,400 acres statewide during 2014. (more…)
Monroe County, W.Va. – More than 600 acres in Monroe County have been protected by an agreement between The West Virginia Land Trust and a family who has owned the property since 1776, the year the United States declared its independence from the British Empire.
Spring Valley Farm, an historic home and property located along U.S. Route 219 near Union, has been owned by the Dickson family since it was settled nearly 250 years ago. (more…)
Caldwell, WV – The Greenbrier River Trail Association, partnering with the West Virginia Land Trust, has purchased more than 5 acres near the Greenbrier River in order to improve public access to a rail trail managed by the West Virginia state park system. (more…)