Upcoming Events

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


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 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 25, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

The Chapman DeMary Trail officially opened five years ago on a crisp bright October day. And now, to celebrate its 5th birthday, The Nature Generation and trail partners invite the community to the... Read more

Cost: Free

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


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 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

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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