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Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative

On Plowing for Biodiversity in Central Virginia

The Center for Natural Capital owns the contracting enterprises SoilKeepers and Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative. The Center also owns the largest comprehensive, industrial, river cleanup program on the East Coast – StreamSweepers. StreamSweepers work and findings seep into how we do landscape contracting. SteamSweepers has a long running partnership with the National Cancer Institute. StreamSweepers […]

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SoilKeepers Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative

Mowing for Biodiversity

The Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative in 2021 is offering a new service – large lot mowing for health of people and pollinators. This practically means having the people and equipment to mow grasslands from 5 to 50 inches high in zones around a house. In some small areas this includes the use of, yes, we […]

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SoilKeepers Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative

On Burning Central Virginia Lawns and Field Grasslands for Site Preparation and Biodiversity

What can be so hard about burning grasslands? Well in our experience a lot. There is the heat and there is the smoke. Both are useful. How much heat do you need? For how long? How much risk are you comfortable with? We have come to the place where we work with our friends at […]

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Center for Natural Capital

Center for Natural Capital Annual Fund Letter

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Center for Natural Capital Rapidan Institute

Rapidan Institute Press Release on Rapidan Fish Passage Project

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Center for Natural Capital

Welcome New Directors and Advisors

2020 has been a very active year for the Center, administratively-wise. We said goodbye to Directors Allan Comp, Ashe Laughline, and Betty Long. Allan was instrumental in helping StreamSweepers complete Upper Rappahannock comprehensive cleanup several years ago. Ashe also helped with StreamSweepers and worked with Staff on considerations related to a possible move to Rapidan […]

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Center for Natural Capital

John Conover

John Conover served for one term as a Center Director. He passed away on October 4. John was also a personal friend. He was interested in many things – including the social, environmental, historical, and political realms. In looking back through meeting summaries during his time on the Board, I was reminded how John was […]

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Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative

Siller Pollinator Company Native Bee Habitats

The Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative is proud to add a new contractor Partner – the Siller Pollinator Company. This addition to our suite of services allows us to not only create and maintain pollinator habitat providing nectar and pollen and Winter shelter for a variety of insects, but now also to provide homes specifically for […]

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SoilKeepers

This is why the Center created SoilKeepers

https://www.treehugger.com/pesticide-treated-lawns-are-a-hazard-to-children-and-dogs-5073863

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Center for Natural Capital

One Health

https://theconversation.com/biodiversity-loss-could-be-making-us-sick-heres-why-143627?utm_medium=ampemail&utm_source=email