NNLC Celebrates 15th Year with Easements Large and Small
The sights and sounds of a vast tidal marsh at dawn thrill Tom Tullidge and his family when they visit their Essex County farm to hunt waterfowl and delight in what the rural property has to offer.
“It’s stunningly beautiful,” he says of the 750-acre tract called Gwynnfield which juts into the Rappahannock River just upstream of Tappahannock. “There are birds working and the dogs are eyeing the sky.”
Miles away and across the Northern Neck peninsula, a tiny, 13-acre parcel holds an equal appeal to another proud landowner: Catherine Gordon built a cabin beside a tributary of the Coan River years ago and retreats there regularly from her work in Washington D.C.