"While Dad's health has deteriorated quickly, we can assure you that his great sense of humor continues to shine through," his family said in a statement. "And yes, he still wears his khakis at home."
More than 100 acres of the historic Spotted Tavern Farm at Dodd’s Corner in Hartwood will be preserved as a perpetual conservation easement—free from development—under Stafford County’s Purchase of Development Rights Program.
Hunters do play a large part in conservation efforts across the U.S. through their taxes, licenses and donations. That being said, the mere act of hunting alone is not conservation.
Its designer says a fleet of these ships could clean a third of our oceans. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.
Outdoor spaces are often at the center of vibrant communities, and their importance has only grown in recent months. Whether helping us stay h…
Scientists have examined which members of the animal kingdom might be at risk of catching the coronavirus.
To date, no great apes are known to have contracted the coronavirus, and those humans who study and protect them would like to keep it that way.
The U.S. Senate passed landmark conservation legislation on Wednesday that would provide $9.5 billion to repair national parks and permanently direct $900 million a year for outdoor recreation on public lands.
Americans' interest in hunting is on the decline, cutting into funding for conservation, which stems largely from hunting licenses, permits and taxes on firearms, bows and other equipment.
Conservationists in Vietnam captured thousands of photos of the silver-backed chevrotain, which scientists last had seen in 1990.
You probably see birds frequently — so much so that they may seem to be everywhere. The reality, of course, is that our subjective experience only goes so far. Researchers are releasing a new large-scale study that shows that bird populations in North America are undergoing massive and unsustainable declines — even species that experts previously thought were adapting to human-modified landscapes.
More than 153,000 acres of land across Southwest Virginia are now part of The Nature Conservancy’s Cumberland Forest Project, the group announced Monday.
Observant people have probably noticed Eastern bluebirds already checking out possible nesting locations. These cavity-nesting birds begin sco…
Lorie Thomas Fleenor, 33, is the eighth generation of her family to farm the property at Magna Vista Farm. She and her husband Ben, 35, have been friends since childhood — he even used to help out at the old family farm when he was young. The Fleenors implemented their first conservation practices in 2011, and have worked hard to get grants and use that funding toward improving the land. As a result of their efforts, the couple was recently awarded the District and State Environmental Stewardship Award and the District Achievement Award for the Young Farmers and Ranchers of Tennessee.
On Monday night, Bristol, Virginia, broke an uncelebrated tradition that could signify the start of a new tradition worth celebrating.
GLADE SPRING, Va. — A Glade Spring dairy farm became an outdoor classroom Thursday when Washington County middle-school students traded their textbooks for a day of hands-on learning.
Ospreys, also known by the common name of "fish hawk," occur worldwide. Ospreys migrate through the region in spring and fall, making sightings more likely along some lakes and larger rivers. I see them even more often when I travel to South Carolina, where these medium-sized raptors are common along the coast and in wetlands.