Events

Upcoming Events

There are always a ton of great conservation events happening throughout the Piedmont--

 

Keswick Hunt Club Fox Trot 5K

May 28, 2016 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Castalia Farm in Keswick

Run for Conservation at this event put on by the Keswick Hunt Club! By picking up race sponsors among neighbors, friends and family, you can continue the momentum to protect the rural places you love ...

Read more Cost: Free   |    Albemarle and Charlottesville    |    Castalia Farm in Keswick





Catch and Count Creek Creatures

June 04, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Chapman DeMary Trail 205 E Hirst Rd, Purcellville, VA 20132, USA

Join in for The Nature Generation's annual water quality day at the Chapman DeMary Trail in Purcellville.  Experts will lead water testing activites, the Loudoun County Tree Stewards will lead tree p...

Read more Cost: Free   |    Loudoun    |    Chapman DeMary Trail





Summer Safari 2016

June 11, 2016 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

JOIN US for a unique evening to celebrate Virginia’s living landscapes. Now in its 6th year, the Summer Safari includes conversations with park rangers, scientists and land conservation specialists in...

Read more Cost: 250 USD
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Other    |    Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute





(Re-scheduled) Appalachian Trail History Hike

June 12, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Piedmont Memorial Overlook U.S. 17, Boyce, VA 22620, USA

Join PEC and Tom Johnson, Archivist for the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, for a scenic one and a half mile walk along the Appalachian Trail above Ashby Gap. Learn about the local history of this sec...

Read more Places left: 10    |    Cost: Free; registration required USD
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Fauquier    |    Piedmont Memorial Overlook





Get to Know Your Water: Monitoring Stream Health in the Goose Creek Watershed

June 18, 2016 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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TBA

Come spend a day in the country with PEC and the Audubon Naturalist Society! Learn how to assess stream health, our efforts to preserve an important part of Loudon's drinking water source, and experie...

Read more Places left: 30    |    Cost: Free   |    Loudoun





Rappahannock Event Series: Pollinator Walk

June 23, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Bruce Jones Nature Preserve

Learn about the types of plants and habitat needed to support pollinators! Participants will also be introduced to Virginia's common and imperilled insect pollinators, their life histories, and curren...

Read more Places left: 18    |    Cost: Free   |    Rappahannock    |    Bruce Jones Nature Preserve





(Re-scheduled) Field Walk at Over Jordan Farm: Mob Grazing and Effects on The Plant Community

June 24, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Over Jordan Farm Over Jordan Farm Lane, Flint Hill, VA 22627, USA

Visit Over Jordan Farm for a pasture walk to learn about plant diversity and weed pressure in response to mob and rotational grazing of sheep and cows. Landowner, Michael Sands, owner and operator of ...

Read more Cost: Free USD
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Rappahannock    |    Over Jordan Farm





Summer Field Walk at Gilbert’s Corner

July 16, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Mt. Zion Historic Park 40309 John Mosby Hwy, Aldie, VA 20105, USA

Join PEC staff for a field walk at our property near Gilbert’s Corner. Hear stories about the important historic and cultural resources of the farm, nearby Mt. Zion Historic Church and surrounding lan...

Read more Places left: 24    |    Cost: Free   |    Loudoun    |    Mt. Zion Historic Park





A Feast from the Field

July 30, 2016 6:00 pm

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

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 locally grown food and wine -- ...

Read more Cost: $75 USD
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Fauquier    |    Moriah Farm





Rappahannock Event Series: Pollinator Walk

September 15, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Bruce Jones Nature Preserve

Learn about the types of plants and habitat needed to support pollinators! Participants will also be introduced to Virginia's common and imperilled insect pollinators, their life histories, and curren...

Read more Places left: 20    |    Cost: Free   |    Rappahannock    |    Bruce Jones Nature Preserve





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