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REMINDER – Monday, May 27, 2024

NEWS – The Virginia Department of Forestry announces new Riparian Forests for Landowners Program (RFFL).

The DOF Riparian Forests for Landowners (RFFL) program provides flexible, no-cost riparian forest buffer installation and one year of maintenance to landowners. The program is being implemented by DOF and partner organizations in a unique watershed-based partnership.

Funding is provided by the Inflation Reduction Act through the USDA Forest Service and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Water Quality Improvement Fund Act.

For more information click the link below:

https://dof.virginia.gov/water-quality-protection/water-quality-protection-landowner-assistance/financial-assistance-programs-protecting-water-quality/riparian-forests-for-landowners-program/

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Our Impact: 2022-2023

$3,500,000+ in funding allocated to producers/landowners. Thank you to each of the landowners who made this possible.

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