Events

Upcoming Events

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

 

 

Workshop: Sources of Funding for Land Management and Land Conservation

04 March 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Rockfish Valley Community Center 190 Rockfish School Lane, Afton, VA 22920

*Registration is now closed.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 ...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





Virginia Working Landscapes Annual Meeting

05 March 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Come learn about the Virginia Working Landscapes program! This will be a great opportunity to network with landowners, land managers, VWL citizen scientists, natural resource professionals and service...

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Film Screening of Plastic Paradise

06 March 2015 7:00 pm

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The Hill School Sheila C. Johnson Performing Arts S Madison St, Middleburg, VA 20117, USA

Join Land Trust of Virginia, Goose Creek Association and the Virginia League of Conservation Voters for a film screening of Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The event will take place...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





Permaculture Design Certificate Course at the Mason Sustainability Institute

07 March 2015 8:00 am - 14 March 2015 6:00 pm

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George Mason George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

On March 7th – 14th, 2015, the Mason Sustainability Institute (MSI) will be hosting a 72-Hour Permaculture Design Certificate Course, taught by Wayne Weiseman of the Permaculture Project LLC....

Read more Cost: 1100 USD
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Free Workshop: Creating a Habitat Garden

08 March 2015 2:00 pm

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

Join the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy and landscaper John Magee, owner of Magee Design, as he shows us how to set up a habitat garden in our yards and then, if we choose, get it certified through the ...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





Creating Habitat & Improving Forest Health for Small Properties

09 March 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Warrenton Visitor's Center 33 North Calhoun Street, Warrenton, VA 20186, USA

*Due to the overwhelming interest in this event, we have decided to move the location from Orlean to the Warrenton Visitor's Center.We have reached maximum capacity for this event.  We will make every...

Read more Cost: Free; please register USD
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Cottage Foods Workshop

12 March 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Culpeper Board of Supervisors, Meeting Room 302 North Main Street, Culpeper, VA 22701, USA

Have you ever wanted to start your own home based food business? Are you interested in selling food items at a farmer's market? Are you a producer and want to know more about selling value-added produ...

Read more Cost: 5 USD
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Connecting Virginia Beef Producers to Broader Local Markets

12 March 2015 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Reva Fire Hall 18230 Birmingham Rd, Culpeper, VA 22701, USA

Local Harvest (Meyer Foods Group LLC) has been distributing locally-sourced beef (humanely raised, natural, antibiotic and hormone-free Angus) to Mid-Atlantic Wegman’s grocery stores, and their progra...

Read more Cost: Free USD
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11th Annual Woods and Wildlife Conference

14 March 2015 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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

Join Virginia Cooperative Extension for a full day of presentations and workshops geared to help both large and small acreage landsowners become better stewards.Over 1,000 Virginia forest owners have ...

Read more Cost: $40/person; $70/couple USD
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"Greening" Your Horse Paddock System

16 March 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Warrenton Visitor's Center 33 North Calhoun Street, Warrenton, VA 20186, USA

Join us for a workshop for horse owners which will focus on tools and techniques for enhancing small acreage grazing systems. Bridgett McIntosh, Equine Extension Specialist at the MARE Center, will be...

Read more Cost: Free; please register USD
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2015 Virginia Farm to School Conference

18 March 2015 8:00 am - 19 March 2015 5:00 pm

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Double Tree by Hilton 990 Hilton Heights Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901, USA

Virginia has embraced the farm to school effort since 2007 when Virginia’s General Assembly passed a House Joint Resolution requesting that partner organizations work towards advancing farm to school ...

Read more Cost: $40 USD
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Speaker Series -- Piedmont Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society

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

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Tri-County Feeds Conference Room 7408 John Marshall Hwy, Marshall, Va. 20115

Join the Piedmont Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society for their 2015 Winter Speaker Series! Topic: Our Spring Wildflowers and Their Western U.S. Relatives Speaker: Marion Blois Lobstein is Pr...

Read more Cost: Free USD
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Birding the Blue Ridge Center

28 March 2015 8:00 am

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BRCES Education Center 11661 Harpers Ferry Road, Purcellville, VA 20132, USA

On the fourth Saturday of each month (except December), the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy (LWC) leads a free bird walk at the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship (BRCES). This beautiful 900...

Read more Cost: Free   |   





Wild & Scenic Film Festival

29 March 2015 8:00 am

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Paragon Village 12 & Splitsville Fredericksburg, VA

In 2015, Friends of the Rappahannock is partnering with the Piedmont Environmental Council and Trout Unlimited to bring the Wild and Scenic Film Festival back to Fredericksburg for the 4th year in a r...

Read more Cost: 10 at the door USD
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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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