Events

Upcoming Events

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

 

Oct 26, 2014 2:00 pm

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

Thirty years ago, Ruby-throated Hummingbirds were thought to be the only hummingbird species that regularly occurred in eastern North America, and they were considered strictly summer residents. As... Read more

Cost: Free





Oct 29, 2014 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Holiday Inn at Richmond Airport @ 445 International Center Drive, Sandston, VA 23150, USA

Conference Program: Registration check-in begins at 8:30 AM Virginia Grown Welcome and Introductions (9:30 AM) Crowd Funding and Marketing – The Apple Cart Marketing
F... Read more

Cost: Free





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

TBA

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 06, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

@ 102 North Saint Northwest, Leesburg, VA 20176, USA

Access to land is one of the biggest barriers for people hoping to become successful farmers. Future Harvest and Loudoun County Economic Development will bring together farmers and landowners a... Read more

Cost: Free





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 15, 2014 8:00 am

Dulles Greenway @

Join Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy for a walk around the privately owned Dulles Greenway Wetlands Mitigation Project. The Dulles Wetlands is home to a variety of birds and other wildlife and provide... Read more

Cost: Free





Nov 16, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

The Piedmont Environmental Council is leading an effort to improve water quality in the Thumb Run Watershed (which includes Hume, Orlean, and Marshall) through wildlife habitat improvement. ... Read more

Cost: Free (please register) 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





Nov 20, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Eastern Shore Community College @ 29300 Lankford Highway, Melfa, VA 23410, USA

Learn how to attract native pollinators to your orchard, farm, or garden! The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the USDA Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension (SAR... Read more

Cost: $$ USD





Dec 03, 2014 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Blue Ridge Community College @ College Lane, Weyers Cave, VA 24486, USA

As a part of the 2014 Virginia Farm to Table Conference you can attend this intensive class with Dr. Elaine Ingham, including insights from local farmers implementing soil health principle. Wha... Read more

Cost: 25 USD





Mar 07, 2015 8:00 am - Mar 14, 2015 6:00 pm

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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