The Trust has provided funding to assist landowners with fees associated with establishing conservation easements on properties that protect the viewshed from the park, maintain park access, and other benefits.

By supporting the Edge Fund, you can help conservation efforts taking place along the boundaries of Shenandoah National Park that directly impact the park’s wildlife and wildlands.

Current Land Conservation Efforts


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Past Conservation Projects

Tanners Ridge

“The Trust supports many worthy programs for the Park including contiguous land acquisition,” Yates said. “We are excited that this land will be conserved  and will always be a resource for the public.” …

On the Border

Oftentimes, actions at the park’s boundary can have serious repercussions inside the park. Your dollars support unique initiatives outside the park that help conserve and project native species inside the park. Examples include:

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Mapping Shenandoah’s Future

What will Shenandoah National Park and the Central Blue Ridge look like 20 years from now? Fifty years from now? Will its forests be intact? Will wildlife still abound? Will…

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