Elly
Boehmer

State Director, Environment Virginia

Started on staff: 2016
B.A., University of Vermont
A former canvass director and organizer with Impact, Elly now directs Environment Virginia’s efforts to promote clean air, clean water and open spaces in Virginia. Elly lives in Richmond, Virginia, where she enjoys gardening, photography, hiking and rollerblading with her dog.

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Groups tell Biden Administration: Let Older Trees Grow

Forests

Groups tell Biden Administration: Let Older Trees Grow

Environment Virginia, SELC, Environment America, and dozens of other conservation groups launched an effort Tuesday to focus on protecting mature trees and forests on federal lands that are most critical in the fight against climate change. The Climate Forests campaign is calling on the Biden administration to kick off a new era of climate and forest policy in which trees and forests are valued as key pieces of the climate solution.

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Navigating the Virginia General Assembly

Navigating the Virginia General Assembly

The 2022 Virginia General Assembly is underway and a lot of environmental progress is at stake. While it may seem daunting, there are so many ways you can get involved to win real results for our environment.

Our 2022 Priorities

Our 2022 Priorities

Clean water to drink and clean air to breathe; healthy beaches, lakes and rivers that are safe for swimming and fishing; preserved open spaces; clean sources of energy that don’t pollute and never run out — all this should be the heritage we leave to future generations. 

Northam announces huge conservation investments in outgoing budget

Northam announces huge conservation investments in outgoing budget

This week Gov. Ralph Northam announced his outgoing final biennial budget. The budget, which will need to pass the General Assembly next year, features historic and significant investments in conservation and the environment including a historic $1 billion for Chesapeake Bay work. 

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