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.

Posts by Elly Boehmer
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. 

Media Releases  

Extended Producer Responsibility for Virginia

Extended Producer Responsibility for Virginia

From bottled water to pens and pencils, an astounding amount of the everyday products we use come in plastic packaging. In fact, the US produces over 14 million tons of plastic packaging each year. 

Honey, I Shrunk Thanksgiving!

Honey, I Shrunk Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is a time to gather and give thanks for family, friends, and of course, food. Little do we know that as we work to prepare these delicious meals, bees are working even harder to pollinate the essential ingredients for these cherished recipes.

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