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Upcoming Events

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

 

Field Walk at Over Jordan Farm: Mob Grazing and Effects on The Plant Community

May 10, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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Albemarle and Charlottesville    |    Over Jordan Farm





Rappahannock Event Series: Birdwatching for Beginners!

May 12, 2016 7:30 am

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near Washington, VA

Join us for a bird walk in the height of spring migration. Learn how to identify what's in your backyard and even identify a bird by its song. Find out about the importance of land conservation for bi...

Read more Places left: 2    |    Cost: Free   |    Rappahannock    |    near Washington, VA





Wegmans Charlottesville Produce Buying Presentation

May 12, 2016 6:00 pm - May 13, 2016 7:00 pm

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PEC Charlottesville Office 410 Water St E #700, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA

With the Charlottesville Wegmans grocery store opening in Fall 2016 in 5th Street Station, the Wegmans produce buying team is searching for connections with local produce farmers.  Join us f...

Read more Cost: Free USD
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Albemarle and Charlottesville    |    PEC Charlottesville Office





Fauquier County Historic Property Research Workshop

May 14, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Warren Green Building 10 Hotel St, Warrenton, VA 20186, USA

In celebration of National Historic Preservation Month and the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Fauquier County Community Development Department and the Architectural Re...

Read more Cost: Free   |    Fauquier    |    Warren Green Building





Rappahannock Event Series: Birdwatching and Creating Habitat for Birds

May 17, 2016 7:00 am

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near Washington, VA

Join us for a bird walk in the height of spring migration. Our walk will take us through a variety of habitats including meadows, shrubland, forest, and riparian areas where we'll listen and look for ...

Read more Places left: 7    |    Cost: Free   |    Rappahannock    |    near Washington, VA





PEC 2016 Annual Meeting: The Power of Place

May 21, 2016 10:00 am

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North Wales

Join us at historic North Wales for an inspiring and informative day.
Workshops - Habitat tours of North Wales - Film screening of “When Mickey Came To Town - Keynote speech by Rick Darke&...

Read more Cost: 25-35 USD
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Fauquier    |    North Wales





Rappahannock Event Series: Pollinator Walk for Beginners

May 24, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Near Little Washington

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: 5    |    Cost: Free   |    Rappahannock    |    Near Little Washington





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





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





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