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About Jenny McGarvey

Jenny is a senior program manager based in the Alliance’s Virginia office. She serves a dual managerial role over the Chesapeake Watershed Forum, ForumPlus, and Chesapeake Network, and aspects of our Chesapeake Forest program.

Restoring Riparian Forests in the Blue Ridge of Virginia

In 2013, the Civil War Trust purchased 195 acres of land alongside the Shenandoah River near Bluemont, Virginia. This site was the location of the July 18th, 1864, Battle of Cool Spring. As part of the site’s historical preservation, the Trust sought to transform the property from an abandoned golf course back to a native