Events

Upcoming Events

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

 

 

Talk: The Ecological Regions and Natural Communities of Virginia

29 March 2015 2:00 pm

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Lord Fairfax Community College - Fauquier Campus 6480 College Street, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

a presentation with Gary Fleming, Vegetation Ecologist a the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Natural Heritage Program.Sponsored by The Piedmont Chapter of the Virginia Native Plan...

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Rappahannock's Mountain Heritage: An Open House at the Thornton Gap Primitive Baptist Church

11 April 2015 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Thornton Gap Primitive Baptist Church Sperryville, Rappahannock County

 
Thorton Gap Primitive Baptist Church
(c.1982) Photo courtesy of Department of 
Historic ResourcesJoin The Piedmont Environmental Council, Rappahannock Historical Society and Dea...

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

12 April 2015 8:00 am

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Daniel Technology Center at Germanna Community Col 18121 Technology Drive, Culpeper, VA 22701, USA

In 2015, Friends of the Rappahannock is partnering with the Piedmont Environmental Council and Trout Unlimited to bring the Wild and Scenic Film Festival to Culpeper. This festival is the largest of i...

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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...

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Virginia Forestry Summit: Wood Connections and Relationships

15 April 2015 9:00 am - 17 April 2015 3:00 pm

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The Boar's Head Inn 200 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA

Join professional foresters, loggers, wood products manufacturers, amd woodland owners at this annual meeting. Educational programs will be available for everyone.For registration information, please ...

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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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Farmscaping

03 June 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

This workshp will explore the many ways you can attract beneficial insets to your fields and make them more beautiful while doing it. Fauquier Education Farm had a workshp on this in the 2014 season b...

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Peeling Back the Many Layers of Commercial Onion Production

24 June 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

This is another repeat from last year but Fauquier Education Farm's onion crop was a huge success and they had a downpour during last year's field day. They're coming back with onions even stronger th...

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No Till Vegetable Production

08 July 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

This workshop will showcase Fauquier Eduation Farm's ongoing demonstration with Virginia Tech on No Till vegetable production.For more information: Contact Jim Hankins, Farm Coordinator, (540) 341-795...

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Tomato, Tomato, Tomato

22 July 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Last year Fauquier Education Farm had a field variety trial of 15 different tomatoes. This year they will narrow it down to 6 of the top producers and try to maximize production. They will discuss tom...

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Mountains of Melons

19 August 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

One of the great joys of summer is the abundance of ripe melons from the garden. In this workshop Fauquier Education Farm will showcase our variety trials of summer melons and how you can satisfy that...

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Pick a Peck of Peppers

23 September 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

This is another repeat from last year that was washed out when Fauquier Education Farm tried to have a field day. They had a great crop of peppers but didn't get the chance to spread the word about ho...

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