Enviva Forest Conservation Fund to protect 220 acres along Nottoway River
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation recently announced that a matching-fund grant from the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund will help permanently protect a 220-acre easement known as the Crowder and White tract in Southampton County. According to a press release from Enviva, the tract will be the first of two parcels of environmentally sensitive land in Southampton County to be protected with financial assistance from the Fund.
Enviva launches forest conservation fund
Enviva, the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, announced on Thursday the establishment of the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund. The $5 million, 10-year program is designed to protect tens of thousands of acres of bottomland forests in southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina.