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Hail to the Trail - Purcellville's Green Expo

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017, 1:00 PM – Monday, October 23rd, 2017, 10:00 PM
Location: North Hatcher Avenue 355, Purcellville, Virginia
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Join the Town of Purcellville's Tree and Environment Sustainability Committee at the Chapman DeMary Trail on Sunday, October 22 for a fun day in nature! Explore this 10-acre area, considered to be the last stand of old-growth forest in the Town of Purcellville, go on guided nature walks, enjoy hands-on activities, meet local nature experts, see live animals with the Wildlife Ambassadors, hear live music performed by Willie White, catch and identify creek critters, join in the Town's annual Arbor' Day celebration, and be part of the Mayor's Monarch Pledge!

This event is free. Many local environmental organizations will be there to share information and host fun activities: 

  • Audubon Naturalist Society--discover creek critters
  • Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship--nature walks
  • Boy Scout Troop 961--Teaching about Leave No Trace
  • Catoctin Scenic River Committee--stream flow
  • Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1420 and Cadette Troop 6287--Loudoun Rocks Project
  • Girl Scout Service Unit 70-6
  • Girl Scout Troop 70003--presenting the free little library
  • Keep Loudoun Beautiful--trash your trash
  • Loudoun County Tree Stewards--learn about trees and take a tree walk
  • Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy--discover monarchs and more
  • Maid Brigade--plastic bag collection (bring your plastic bags to the trail and Maid brigade will take them to Trex to be made into an outdoor bench!)
  • Nature Generation--planting in the pollinator meadow
  • Plant NoVa Natives
  • Purcellville Arts Council--a nature art project
  • Purcellville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board--nature memory game
  • Purcellville Tree and Environment Sustainability Committee--Mayors' Monarch Pledge, Community Gardens, Seed Exchange Program and more
  • Sengpeihl Insurance Group--enjoy a game of corn hole in the great outdoors
  • Virginia Department of Forestry--learn about trees and the benefit of forests
  • Wildlife Ambassadors--see live animals that you might come across in our area

More are joining, so check the Facebook event page for the latest information >>

The Chapman DeMary Trail is managed through a partnership among Loudoun Valley High School, the Nature Generation, The Piedmont Environmental Council, and the Town of Purcellville.

North Hatcher Avenue 355, Purcellville, Virginia

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