- Reached over 5,300 acres preserved
- Received Governor's Environmental Excellence Award
- Recognized (again) as one of the best non-profits in Greater Washington by the Catalogue of Philanthropy
- NVCT becomes first Accredited Land Trust in the state of Virginia
- NVCT’s total of conserved lands reaches 5,000 acres.
- Application for Accreditation Completed
- NVCT’s total of conserved lands reaches 4,000 acres.
- NVCT assists Virginia and Stafford County in the acquisition of 1,770 acres on the Crow’s Nest Peninsula.
- NVCT’s total of conserved lands reaches 2,000 acres.
- NVCT President Mike Nardolilli named WETA “Hometown Hero.”
- NVCT certified as “among the best small charities in the Washington, DC region” by the highly respected Catalogue for Philanthropy.
- NVCT wins $500,000 grant from the Virginia Land Conservation
Foundation for land acquisition on the Crow’s Nest Peninsula in Stafford County.
- Mike Nardolilli becomes President of NVCT.
- NVCT signs Memorandum of Understanding with City of Alexandria.
- NVCT’s total of conserved lands reaches 1,000 acres.
- NVCT launches Adventures in Conservation program to run kayak trips, conduct invasive removals, plant trees and lead nature hikes.
- NVCT establishes Trust for Crow’s Nest to raise money for land acquisition and operating and maintenance costs for future wildlife refuge in Stafford County.
- NVCT holds first annual Earth Day Silent Auction.
- NVCT holds first annual Conservation Breakfast.
- NVCT wins $730,000 grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation for use by Fairfax County to purchase Elk Lick Woodlands Natural Area Preserve.
- NVCT brings together land trusts from around Virginia to found VaULT : Virginia’s United Land Trusts.
- NVCT receives “Certificate of Recognition” from Fairfax County.
- NVCT signs Memorandum of Understanding with Fairfax County.
- NVCT signs Memorandum of Understanding with Arlington County.
- NVCT’s total of conserved lands reaches 100 acres.
- Trust changes name to Northern Virginia Conservation Trust.
- Recordation of first easement (Haldane in Fairfax County).
- Paul Gilbert becomes President of Trust.
- Trust works for successful passage of Fairfax County Park bond.
- Trust’s Acquisition of 70 acre Great Blue Heron Nesting preserve in Stafford County.
- Pat Hagan becomes Executive Director of the Trust.
- Jean Packard becomes Chair of the Trust.
- Trust’s partnership with “Save the Farm” group leads to the purchase of the Turner Farm in Great Falls by the Fairfax County Park Authority.
- Trust receives 501c3 status.
- Shawn MacDonald hired as first Executive Director of the Trust.
- Rich Bliss becomes first Chairman of the Trust.
- Fairfax County Park Authority provides office space and other support to NVCT.
- Fairfax Land Preservation Trust Incorporated.
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