West Virginia's Land Trusts
Environmental Organizations


The Cacapon &
Lost Rivers Land Trust
Rt. 1 Box 378
High View, WV 26808
Email:  nailes@frontiernet.net

 West Virginia
Environmental Council
 The West Virginia Environmental Council
1324 Virginia Street East
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 346-5905
Email:   deniseap@earthlink.net

The mission of the West Virginia Environmental Council is to facilitate communication and cooperation among citizens in promoting environmental protection in West Virginia, to assist in organizing grass roots groups, to facilitate interaction among established environmental organizations, and to correspond with all appropriate local, state, and federal agencies involved in the management of West Virginia's environment.

Potomac Conservancy
1730 N Lynn St. Suite 403
Arlington, VA  22209-2004
Phone: (703) 276-2777 Fax: (703) 276-1098
e-mail: info@potomac.org

Potomac Conservancy is a regional land and water conservation organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the natural, scenic, recreational and historical qualities of the Potomac River and its watershed lands.

The Nature Conservancy
West Virginia Field Office
723 Kanawha Blvd. E, Suite 500
Charleston, WV  25301-2728
Phone: (304) 345-4350 Fax: (304) 345-4351

The Nature Conservancy's mission is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. The Conservancy uses a systematic, science-based approach to identifying sites for protection called Conservation by Design, organized by ecoregion—distinct divisions in the natural landscape such as climate, geography and species—rather than political boundaries.

Canaan Valley Institute
Contact: Karen Bonner, President
Front Street Circle, B&L Building, 3rd Floor
Thomas, WV 26292
Mail: Canaan Valley Institute
P.O. Box 673,  Davis, WV 26260

The Canaan Valley Institute fosters local decision-making in support of sustainable communities in the Mid-Atlantic Highlands. The Mid-Atlantic Highlands includes portions of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and all of West Virginia. The Institute is a not-for-profit, non-advocacy organization committed to enhancing the ability of the region's residents to improve their quality of life. CVI works to help communities build on their assets and implement locally determined solutions to problems that threaten their economic or environmental resources.

PO Box 243
Frankford, WV  24938-0243
Phone: (304) 256-3242 Fax:

The West Virginia Cave Conservancy (WVCC) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to preserving the cave and karst resources of West Virginia for future generations.
The WVCC was created with a four-part mission statement. First was to protect the cave and karst resources in the state through education and resource management. Second was to promote the study of caves and karst. Third was to provide maximum possible access to these resources. Finally , the WVCC would offer a full range of management resources.

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