VASWCD is a private nonprofit association of 47 soil and water conservation districts in Virginia. Their goal is to provide and promote leadership in the conservation of natural resources through stewardship and education programs.
VCE is focused on educating the public about agricultural research happening at universities. The Albemarle County VCE office educates through 4H programs, Master Gardens and Master Naturalist programs, and education materials.
FSA Serves Virginia’s agricultural community through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs. FSA offers education and financial assistance. Learn more about the financial assistance programs here.
PEC works with the citizens of our nine-county region to conserve land, create thriving communities, strengthen rural economies, celebrate historic resources, protect air and water quality, build smart transportation networks, promote sustainable energy choices, restore wildlife habitat, and improve people’s access to nature.