Environmental conservation is at the core of the Between the Hills Conservancy’s mission (*formerly known as Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship) as a nonprofit dedicated to furthering the conservation of the Between the Hills Region, and through our support for Sweet Run State Park as a CSO.

Fern Demonstration Garden

Friends of Sweet Run sponsors the Fern Demonstration Garden – an project in development – near the barn. The garden highlights the unique properties of these ancient plants native to Loudoun County. Visit the garden to learn more about ferns and keep checking in as the project progresses.

Sweet Run Pollinator Garden

Friends of Sweet Run helps to support the Pollinator Garden at Sweet Run State Park, which features local plants and provides necessary habitat for pollinators including butterflies, bees and birds. Visit the garden for inspiration on how native plants can add beauty and valuable resources to your garden.