VES Land Trust has helped landowners and their families protect 14,000 acres of farms, forests, and wetlands on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

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Success Stories

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Caring for the past, preserving for the future

“I’m not comfortable with the concept of ownership. I feel more like a steward, someone who is caring for and taking responsibility for the house and property until the next generation.” – Robin Rinaca, easement donor

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Leaving the world a better place

“Growing up on the farm, there was never a time when there was nothing to do. But I loved wandering the woods. I watched the woods grow up, each tree from a seed to maturity and then some inevitably aging as time took its toll. To me, they are family.” – C.D. Fleming, easement donor