"This is the greatest legacy we could ever hope to leave when we're gone."
-Susan Whalton, Hedgesville landowners with a conservation easement
A message from our partners...
If you’re like most of us, your land means a lot to you. Home. Family. A way of life. Your land is your legacy.
Did you know that you can protect your land forever with a conservation easement? Landowners like you in Jefferson & Berkeley Counties have conserved over 10,000 acres of family lands. They’ve preserved farmland, wildlife, history, clean streams, and safe drinking water. Best of all – you can, too!
Your neighbors in the Safe Water Conservation Collaborative
Eastern Panhandle landowner legacy stories
Why should you conserve your land?
Your land is your legacy
There's no greater legacy that we can leave to future generations than ensuring that your land, water, and natural resources are protected forever with a conservation easement. Start the conversation today about leaving a lasting legacy!
Clean water, healthy communities
We all rely on safe, clean drinking water. It's what sustains us. Conserving your land is the single greatest action you can take to keep our water clean and communities healthy. Contact us to start the conversation.
Preserve our rural way of life
Our defining characteristic as West Virginians is our dedication to agriculture, community, and family. Help preserve our way of life, reach out now to begin the conversation.