September 5, 2023

Connecting Wildlife Habitats for Virginia’s Flora and Fauna

Wildlife must be able to move through our landscapes to acquire resources, find genetically diverse mates, and adapt to a changing climate. Roads, development, and other infrastructure can impede wildlife movement and create dangerous scenarios on our roadways for both wildlife and people. Virginia continues to build a network of connected landscapes and reduce human-wildlife… Read more

August 22, 2023

Preventing Pipeline Harms

This blog is the first of a four-part series reprinting policy papers from “Our Common Agenda,” an annual publication from the Virginia Conservation Network (VCN). This first installment, entitled “Preventing Pipeline Harms,” builds on the hard lessons learned from the fight against the destructive Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) but is designed to look forward, to… Read more

August 16, 2021

Recently Released Conservation Briefing Highlights Environmental Policy Goals

Every year, the Virginia Conservation Network (VCN) publishes a briefing called Our Common Agenda, and this publication takes the policy goals of over 100 organizations across Virginia and compiles them into a single agenda of conservation goals. VCN is a collaborative network of over 150 conservation partners across the Commonwealth. The VCN was created to… Read more

Cover page from Our Common Agenda
October 12, 2020

Rebuilding Our Environment: Wild Virginia Leading Toward a Greener Future

Wild Virginia is leading the state of Virginia towards a greener future. Our dedication to wildlife and wild habitats is an instrumental piece of the fight for a healthier planet. The Virginia Conservation Networks recently published the Common Agenda, which included two articles co-authored by Wild Virginia. “Our Common Agenda” represents the policy agenda of more… Read more