Events

Upcoming Events

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

 

Foodshed Field School: Multi-Species Grazing at Heritage Hollow Farms

July 07, 2016 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Heritage Hollow Farm Store 7 River Lane Unit A, Sperryville, VA

Join farmers Mike and Molly Peterson to learn first-hand how they manage their nearly 1,000 acre grass-fed meat operation. The Petersons founded Heritage Hollow in 2013, and have grown their business ...

Read more Cost: Free   |    Rappahannock    |    Heritage Hollow Farm Store





Birdwatching & Habitat Conservation Walk

July 08, 2016 7:00 am

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near Washington, VA in Rappahannock

Join us for a summer bird walk through a variety of habitat types. Identify birds by sight and sound and learn how you can manage your own property to help attract birds and conserve their habitat. Al...

Read more Places left: 6    |    Cost: Free   |    Rappahannock    |    near Washington, VA in Rappahannock





Play-In for Climate Action

July 13, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Upper Senate Park Upper Senate Park, 200 New Jersey Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Moms Clean Air Force will hold its third annual Play-In for Climate Action on the grounds of the US Capitol in Washington DC. This family-friendly rally and press conference will demonstrate that moms...

Read more Cost: Free   |    Other    |    Upper Senate Park





Integrating Natives Into the Landscape- Property Walk

July 14, 2016 9:30 am - 11:00 am

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TBA

Interested in learning how to incorporate native plants into your yard or garden? Come join PEC on a tour of a 5 1/2 acre property in Rectortown that showcases Virginia natives and traditional garden ...

Read more Places left: 16    |    Cost: Free   |    Fauquier





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: 14    |    Cost: Free   |    Loudoun    |    Mt. Zion Historic Park





Kids Count Butterflies

July 16, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Waterpenny Farm 53 Waterpenny Ln, Sperryville, VA 22740, USA

Children 6 and over, accompanied by a parent or guardian, are invited to learn about native plants and butterflies, go on a kids-size butterfly identification walk, and enjoy light snacks, stickers an...

Read more Cost: Free   |    Rappahannock    |    Waterpenny Farm





Butterfly Identification Session

July 17, 2016 1:00 pm

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Washington Fire Hall 10 Firehouse Lane, Washington, VA 22747, USA

Shenandoah National Park Ranger Mara Meisel will lead a butterfly identification training session for all skill levels. Mara, in her knowledgeable, people-friendly style, will teach us how to identify...

Read more Cost: Free   |    Rappahannock    |    Washington Fire Hall





Butterfly Count

July 23, 2016 9:00 am

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Rappahannock County Park Washington, VA 22747, USA

The Old Rag Master Naturalists are hosting the 6th hosting of the annual North American Butterfly Association butterfly count covering 17 sites in Rappahannock County. Bring insect and sun protection,...

Read more Cost: Free   |    Albemarle and Charlottesville    |    Rappahannock County 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: 15    |    Cost: Free   |    Rappahannock    |    Bruce Jones Nature Preserve





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