Upcoming Events

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



Talk: The Ecological Regions and Natural Communities of Virginia

29 March 2015 2:00 pm

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Lord Fairfax Community College - Fauquier Campus 6480 College Street, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

a presentation with Gary Fleming, Vegetation Ecologist a the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Natural Heritage Program.Sponsored by The Piedmont Chapter of the Virginia Native Plan...

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Community Conversation - Rappahannock-Rapidan Farm & Food Plan Development

30 March 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Culpeper Police Department's Community Room 740 Old Brandy Road, Culpeper, VA 22701, USA

The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission will be holding the first in a series of community conversation sessions to develop a plan for the region's food system. This meeting will include an overv...

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Workshop: Sources of Funding for Land Management and Land Conservation

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

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Greene Hills Club 3858 Dundee Road, Stanardsville, VA 22973, USA

There are a wide variety land management and land conservation programs available to farmer and forest landowners in Virginia. It can often be overwhelming trying to learn which programs and funding s...

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Rappahannock's Mountain Heritage: An Open House at the Thornton Gap Primitive Baptist Church

11 April 2015 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Thornton Gap Primitive Baptist Church Sperryville, Rappahannock County

Thorton Gap Primitive Baptist Church
(c.1982) Photo courtesy of Department of 
Historic ResourcesJoin The Piedmont Environmental Council, Rappahannock Historical Society and Dea...

Read more Cost: Free; registration required USD
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

12 April 2015 1:00 pm

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Daniel Technology Center at Germanna Community Col 18121 Technology Drive, Culpeper, VA 22701, USA

In 2015, Friends of the Rappahannock is partnering with the Piedmont Environmental Council and Trout Unlimited to bring the Wild and Scenic Film Festival to Culpeper. This festival is the largest of i...

Read more Cost: 8 in advance, 10 at the door USD
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Birding & Habitat Conservation

13 April 2015 7:00 pm

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Blandy Arboretum Library

Join NSV Audubon and Potomac Conservancy for a presentation on Shenandoah Valley riverside habitat preservation at 7 pm. Weather permitting, a 6pm bird walk will precede the public program.For more in...

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52nd Annual Upperville Garden Club Daffodil Show

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

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Buchanan Hall 8549 John S Mosby Hwy, Upperville, VA 20184, USA

This American Daffodil Society accredited horticultural competition will amaze you. View thousands of daffodils of all sizes, colors, and forms, posed and submitted by amateur daffodil growers. All am...

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Virginia Forestry Summit: Wood Connections and Relationships

15 April 2015 9:00 am - 17 April 2015 3:00 pm

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The Boar's Head Inn 200 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA

Join professional foresters, loggers, wood products manufacturers, amd woodland owners at this annual meeting. Educational programs will be available for everyone.For registration information, please ...

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Virginia's Climate: An Interesting Past and Uncertain Future

17 April 2015 7:00 pm

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Highland School Rice Theater 597 Broadview Avenue, Warrenton, VA 20186, USA

A presentation by Jerry Stenger, Virginia State Climatologist. Sponsored by the Warrenton Caucus of the Citizens' Climate Lobby and the Virginia-Warrenton Climate Group.Last year over 100 residents of...

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Loudoun Native Plant Sale

18 April 2015 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Morven Park 17263 Southern Planter Ln, Leesburg, VA 20176, USA

Three native plant nurseries will have a huge selection of spring blooming flowers, shrubs, trees, vines and ferns for sale. Along with native plants, the Sale will have:-- Unique garden sculptures by...

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12th Annual Bluebell Walk on Cedar Run!

19 April 2015 2:00 pm

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Bonny Brook Farm 8446 Old Dumfries Road, Catlett, VA 20119, USA

Join The Piedmont Environmental Council and the Julian W. Scheer Fauquier Land Conservation Fund for the 12th Annual Bluebell Walk on Cedar Run. Take a casual walk through picturesque farm fields that...

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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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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...

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