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NVCT is an award winning charity that saves nearby nature by helping local governments and private landowners voluntarily preserve natural areas, trails, streams and parks. Founded in 1994, NVCT has preserved 5,370 acres in Northern Virginia. NVCT currently holds 92 conservation easements and owns 21 properties, including 70 acres protecting one of the largest Great Blue Heron nesting sites in the lower Potomac region. NVCT is accredited by the Land Trust Alliance Accreditation Commission and was one of the first land trusts to be so honored. NVCT has been named a Catalogue for Philanthropy selection for one of the best nonprofits in the Washington DC area two times since 2006.

NVCT's United Way number is 8933 and Combined Federal Campaign of the Naional Captial Area is 61757. NVCT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit land trust committed to preserving and enhancing the natural and historic resources of NoVa. Contributions are tax-deductible.

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