Our Mission


The Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust seeks to conserve rural lands which will best preserve the farms, forests, wetlands, fisheries and heritage of Virginia’s Eastern Shore for the benefit of future generations.
Conservation Hike & Wine Social
Hike through working farms, along the headwaters of Hungars and Church Creeks, past a picturesque bed and breakfast, and then finish the afternoon with a wine tasting at Chatham Vineyards. See our events page for more information.
You're Invited to the Eighth Annual Oyster Roast
Saturday, April 18, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Hyslop Farm on Craddock Creek, Craddockville, Virginia

Join us for an evening of local oysters, clams, and wine; open bar; silent auction featuring local artists; and raffle for an original oil painting by Cameron McIntyre. The Eighth Annual Oyster Roast celebrates 13,589 acres of protected land on Virginia's Eastern Shore. For details see our events page.
Enter to Win an Original Oil Painting by Cameron McIntyre!
The winner of the custom framed original oil painting will be drawn at the Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust's Eighth Annual Oyster Roast Fundraiser on April 18, 2015 at Hyslop Farm near Craddockville, VA. The winner does not have to be present. All proceeds of the raffle will be used by the VES Land Trust to further it's mission of land preservation on Virginia's Eastern Shore. For more information see Eighth Annual Oyster Roast on our events page.
Winter 2014 Newsletter (PDF)
Easement Donor Profile: Dr. Hal Lassiter, Elder Farm
New Format for Youth Nature Walk
Backyard Habitat Workshop: Mushrooms and Bayscaping
Save the Date: Eighth Annual Oyster Roast