Virginia DOC Preserves 3,000 Acres for Earth Day

RICHMOND, Va. — In honor of Earth Day last week, the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) announced that it would preserve about 3,000 acres of land at four state prison facilities, restricting any future development of the acreage.

The preserved acreage was divided up as follows:
Greensville Correctional Center in Jarrett: 428 acres
Deep Meadow Correctional Center (a portion of the old James River property) in Goochland County: 570 acres

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