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Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative

On Plowing for Biodiversity in Central Virginia

The American Climate Partners owns the contracting enterprises SoilKeepers and Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative. ACP 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 and NCI […]

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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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American Climate Partners

American Climate Partners Annual Fund Letter

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American Climate Partners Rapidan Institute

Rapidan Institute Press Release on Rapidan Fish Passage Project

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American Climate Partners

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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American Climate Partners

John Conover

John Conover served for one term as an ACP 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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American Climate Partners

One Health

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

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Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative

More Habitat Project Images

Mid-Summer from our work at Montpelier with the great folks at Center for Urban Habitats. Rudbeckia is fading a bit but still very beautiful with native warm season grasses coming on. This is from the lower and wetter part of this field. Unlike the upper field we did not get a good burn here. While […]