Events

Upcoming Events

There are always a ton of great conservation events happening throughout the Piedmont. Scroll down to learn more--

 

 

Food Entrepreneur Workshop

25 April 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Longwood University 201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909, USA

Please join Virginia Food Works for their Food Entrepreneur Workshop on Friday, April 24th from 9 AM until 4 PM in Farmville, VA! We are targeting Virginia residents interested in developing comm...

Read more Cost: $15 USD
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Sugarland Run Community Tree Planting

25 April 2015 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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Sugarland Run HOA Community Center 200 Greenfield Ct, Sterling, VA 20164, USA

This is a family and group friendly event! Volunteers are needed at the Sugarland Run HOA to help plant trees and shrubs native to Northern Virginia. These plants will help keep our lakes, creeks...

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EarthDay@Loudoun

26 April 2015 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Clyde's Willow Creek Farm 42920 Broadlands Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20148, USA

This popular, admission-free family festival will guarantee fun for people of all ages. The festival will feature numerous exhibitors, a Green Marketplace offering earth-friendly products and services...

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Conservation Partners for the Piedmont: Working Together in the Rappahannock River Watershed

26 April 2015 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Orlean Fire Hall 6838 Leeds Manor Rd, Orlean, VA 20128

THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED. Due to a lower projected turnout, we hope to reschedule the event in the near future. We apologize for any inconvenience that may cause.You are invited to a casual gathering o...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





Understanding Plasti-culture

29 April 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

The use of plastics in agriculture is growing widely as farmers and home gardeners are learning what a huge difference it can make with weed control, water conservation, and frost and insect protectio...

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Workshop: Multi-species Grazing; Challenges and Opportunities

30 April 2015 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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City Space 100 5th Street Northeast, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA

 Join Local Food Hub for a very special workshop on multi-species grazing, presented by Forrest Pritchard of Smith Meadows farm. Pritchard is a full-time farmer, holding degrees in English and Ge...

Read more Cost: $15 USD
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Annual Water Quality Day to Catch and Count Creek Creatures!

03 May 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Chapman DeMary Trail 205 E Hirst Rd, Purcellville, VA 20132, USA

On Sunday, May 3 from 1-4 pm, families, youth groups, and residents can help us and local water quality experts test the water in the South Fork Catoctin Creek on the Chapman DeMary Trail in Purcellvi...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





Info Meeting about Remington-Pratt-Gordonsville Transmission Line Project

06 May 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Rapidan Fire Hall 9729 Locust Dale Road, Rapidan, VA 22733, USA

There is a new 230-kV transmission line being proposed by Dominion, in coordination with First Energy. Depending on the route selected, the line would run for 13.2 – 18.5 miles, connecting the Pratt s...

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Bird Conservation Walk-and-Talk

12 May 2015 7:30 am

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Nature Preserve Washington, VA


Eastern bluebirds.
Credit Deb S. NelsonJoin PEC on a bird walk during the height of spring migration. Look for migrants and learn about the importance of private land conservation for b...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





A Meeting at Annadale Farm: Making a Difference, From the Ground Up

16 May 2015 9:00 am

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Annadale Farm 19195 Annadale Farm Drive, Gordonsville, VA 22942, USA

Join us at historic Annadale Farm for an inspiring day of workshops, speakers, and beautiful surroundings. From civic engagement in your community, to the changes you can make in your own backyard, le...

Read more Cost: Member/Non-Member: $25/$35 USD
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Meet the Brassicas

20 May 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

Cabbage, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, these are just a few members of a very large plant family called the Brassicas. This field day will explore Fauquier Education Farm's variety trials of 10 differe...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





Keswick Hunt Club's Fox Trot 5k Trail Run

30 May 2015 5:00 pm

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Castalia Farm in Keswick

Run for Conservation at this event put on by the Keswick Hunt Club! By picking up race sponsors among neighbors, friends and family, you can continue the momentum to protect the rural places you love ...

Read more Cost: Varies USD
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Farmscaping

03 June 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

This workshp will explore the many ways you can attract beneficial insets to your fields and make them more beautiful while doing it. Fauquier Education Farm had a workshp on this in the 2014 season b...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





Fauquier Trails Coalition 5K Trail Challenge

06 June 2015 9:00 am

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Brookside Recreation Center 7197 Riley Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

Join the Fauquier Trails Coalition and welcome in spring with a run on the beautiful trails surrounding the Brookside Community in Fauquier County. Flat and fast, the "Brookside Burner" will consist o...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





Peeling Back the Many Layers of Commercial Onion Production

24 June 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

This is another repeat from last year but Fauquier Education Farm's onion crop was a huge success and they had a downpour during last year's field day. They're coming back with onions even stronger th...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





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