Upcoming Events 

Friday, June 23rd, 2017, 11:30 AM – Sunday, June 25th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Location: Watermelon Park, Locke's Mill Road 3322, Berryville, Virginia

The River and Roots festival is a celebration of the wonderful gifts the Shenandoah River has given us. It has influenced our recreation and culture for many generations. It is our hope that we can highlight the many ways in which everyone can enjoy the river and our rural heritage while helping to ensure it is alive and well for many generations to come.

Saturday, June 24th, 2017, 2:00 PM
Location: Bull Run Mountain Conservancy, 17405 Beverley Mill Drive , Broad Run, Virginia

Come to a presentation & discussion with Smithsonian Entomologists: Dr. Oliver Flint, Curator Emeritus of Neuropterids and Dr. David Smith, USDA Hymenoptera Specialist & Smithsonian Research Associate.

During their time working on the Bull Run Mountains, Dr.'s Flint and Smith have recorded thousands of insect species, including several new records in Virginia and at least one new to science.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017, 9:00 AM – Thursday, July 20th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Location: Natural Resources Drive 900, Charlottesville, Virginia

This 2-day professional development event will introduce middle and high school science teachers to local pine and hardwood forestry, sustainable forest management, and forest products. Participants will receive several Project Learning Tree® (PLT) modules (correlated to Va. SOL) and related teaching supplies. Instruction totals 14 hours; see your school administrator for recertification credit.

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