Upcoming Events

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


Sep 29, 2014 8:00 am - Oct 03, 2014 5:00 pm

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute @ 1500 Remount Rd, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA

Sept 29 – Oct 3, 2014
  About this Event: This course is  an  introduction  for landowners  and  conservation  practitioners
to  the  essential  aspects  of  wetland c... Read more

Cost: Free

Oct 04, 2014 10:00 am - Oct 05, 2014 3:00 pm

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute @ 1500 Remount Road, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA

Join our friends at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) for an unforgettable day of tours, children's activities, live music, food, and plenty of fun at their property in the foot... Read more

Cost: Parking Pass required USD

Oct 04, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Master Gardeners of Fauqier County are celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the Rady Park Arboretum. Please join them for refreshments and enjoy an instructive stroll through the Arboretum. ... Read more

Cost: Free

Oct 07, 2014 6:30 pm

Albemarle High School @ 2775 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901, USA

Enjoy learning about tree identification, tree biology, roots and soil, proper planting and care, pruning, tree pests, and more. Presenters are certified arborists, foresters, horticulturists, land... Read more

Cost: 110 USD

Oct 11, 2014 7:00 am

Charlottesville City Market @ 201-299 1st St S, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA

Fall is the best time of year to plant trees! The Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards have spent the last several months potting and nurturing 38 varieties of (mostly native) trees for a variety of ... Read more

Cost: Free

Oct 11, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fauquier County @

We are pleased to share our rich agricultural heritage with you on this award-winning Farm Tour. The refreshing sights, sounds, scenes and activities are sure to bring back fond memories... or crea... Read more

Cost: Free USD

Oct 11, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Algonkian Park Boat Launch @ Potomac Heritage Trail, Sterling, VA 20165, USA

Have you ever pushed off from Loudoun's shores to canoe the Potomac and get a river's eye view of your surroundings? Join PEC and River and Trail Outfitters for a fun and informative trip on o... Read more

Cost: $30 USD

Oct 11, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Moriah Farm @ 8317 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

A Feast from the Field The Piedmont Environmental Council in cooperation with Moriah Farm and the Fauquier Education Farm invite you to this wonderful farm tour and dinner. Come and celebrate l... Read more

Cost: $75 USD

Oct 18, 2014 8:00 am - Oct 23, 2014 2:00 pm

Shannon Farm Community @ 469 Shannon Farm Lane, Afton, VA 22920, USA

With Eric Toensmeier, Rafter Sass Ferguson, and Elizabeth Ü Scaling up ecological agriculture is one of the critical challenges we face in addressing climate change and the global food crisis. ... Read more

Cost: Sliding Scale: $595 - $895 USD

Oct 18, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Casey Tree Farm @ 2498 Briggs Rd, Berryville, VA, 22611, United States

The foundation for a tree’s health and longevity is established the day it is planted. Tree care begins at day one and this workshop will get you and your trees off to a strong start. Join Ca... Read more

Cost: Free USD

Oct 25, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

5th and Franklin Street in Old Town Warrenton @ 68 South 5th Street, Warrenton, VA 20186, USA

Celebrate Trails! is a free, family-friendly festival in support of greenways in Fauquier County. This year, it will include live music by Deer Park Avenue! The schedule of events: 12-2... Read more

Cost: Free

Oct 29, 2014 7:00 pm - Oct 30, 2014 8:30 pm


Eighty years ago, the founding father of the modern American conservation movement Aldo Leopold understood that “conservation will ultimately boil down to rewarding the private landowner who ... Read more

Cost: Free USD

Nov 08, 2014 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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

Fields, Pastures, Creek Sides and Trees How could it work for you? Come find out about agroforestry in a day-long workshop focused on two practices, riparian buffer and silvopasture systems... Read more

Cost: $15 USD

Nov 18, 2014 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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

The Regional Commission will be hosting another installment in its Living Lands - Environmental Planning Workshop series in November, entitled, “Local Water Woes – Regional Solutions.&r... Read more

Cost: $40/person until November 11, USD

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