Events

Upcoming Events

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

 

 

Exploring Nature in Winter -A family oriented Walk

07 February 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship 11661 Harpers Ferry Road

Join Naturalists Phil Daley and Paul Miller on this family walk to discover and discuss how animals and plants survive the coldest months of the year. This will be a relatively easy walk during which ...

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Civil War Trail & Gilmore Farm Walking Tour

07 February 2015 2:00 pm

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Montpelier Station Train Depot

Walk in the footsteps of McGowan's Brigade on Montpelier's Civil War Trail, carving a path through archaeological remains of this Confederate winter camp to a reconstructed camp street. Conclude at...

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Loudoun Grown Expo

14 February 2015 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Bush Tabernacle at Fireman's Field 250 S Nursery Ave, Purcellville, VA 20132, USA

Experience the many flavors of Loudoun! Tastings, samplings & sales straight from local growers, producers and purveyors of fine foods, wines, beers, and spirits. . .all under one roof! Find out more ...

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Journey from Slavery to Freedom

14 February 2015 2:00 pm

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Begins at the Gilmore Cabin

Join the Montpelier Foundation to experience the African American transition from slavery to freedom. Visit sites and original structures that bring to life the generations of enslaved individuals who...

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Piedmont Landscape Association 32nd Annual Seminar

18 February 2015 8:00 am - 7:45 pm

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The Paramount Theater 215 E Main St

Every February the Piedmont Landscape Association hosts an annual seminar. This event strives to bring gardening enthusiasts and landscape professionals together in an educational setting. Due to the ...

Read more Cost: $50 - $65 USD
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Speaker Series -- Piedmont Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society

22 February 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: Familiar Flora amid Siberian Splendor Speaker: Dr. Emily Southgate teaches graduate courses ...

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Birding the Blue Ridge Center

28 February 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...

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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...

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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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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   |   





Birding & Habitat Conservation

13 April 2015 7:00 pm

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Blandy Arboretum Library

Join NSV Audubon and Potomac Conservancy for a presentation on Shenandoah Valley riverside habitat preservation at 7 pm. Weather permitting, a 6pm bird walk will precede the public program.For more in...

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52nd Annual Upperville Garden Club Daffodil Show

14 April 2015 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Buchanan Hall 8549 John S Mosby Hwy, Upperville, VA 20184, USA

This American Daffodil Society accredited horticultural competition will amaze you. View thousands of daffodils of all sizes, colors, and forms, posed and submitted by amateur daffodil growers. All am...

Read more Cost: Free USD
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Understanding Plasti-culture

29 April 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

The use of plastics in agriculture is growing widely as farmers and home gardeners are learning what a huge difference it can make with weed control, water conservation, and frost and insect protectio...

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Meet the Brassicas

20 May 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

Cabbage, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, these are just a few members of a very large plant family called the Brassicas. This field day will explore Fauquier Education Farm's variety trials of 10 differe...

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