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Birding Banshee

A bird walk is a great way to start the weekend so join the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy at the Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, a diverse 695-acre treasure in the heart of Loudoun County.

Bike + Pedestrian Advocacy Social

Join us for a social gathering to learn more about how you can get involved with bike/pedestrian advocacy in Albemarle and Charlottesville!

From Milkweed to Meadowlarks: How Private Land Stewards can Lead the Way in Biodiversity Conservation

Join VWL’s Program Coordinator, Charlotte Lorick, as she leads a free virtual webinar on Wednesday, December 1 at 3:00 p.m. The talk will include an overview of relevant Virginia Working Landscape research findings, highlight best management practices to support wildlife and biodiversity, and discuss how we can think of our backyards and managed spaces as habitats and ecosystems, no matter the size.

Your Trail Guide to the General Assembly

Join the Virginia Conservation Network as we get a special look at what's to come in the 2022 legislative session. The General Assembly Preview includes presentations by leading Virginia experts on the environmental topics we expect will rise to the top during the 2022 General Assembly session.

Becoming Debt-Free: A Simple Secret To Your Long-Term Success In Farming And Life

If you are considering investing yourself into a new farm business, do yourself a favor and attend this class! You will learn the deep importance of not going into debt to start a farm business and how participants can use a personalized worksheet to determine if they can financially take on a beginning farm enterprise.

Project Feederwatch Giveaway with Friends of the Rappahannock and The Clifton Institute

Friends of the Rappahannock will be giving away free Project Feederwatch bird feeders at the Clifton Institute after our regular Wednesday morning bird walk! The feeders are first-come, first-serve, and the limit is one per family. A Friends of the Rappahannock instructor will give you instructions on how participate in Project Feederwatch, which is a community science project run by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Having a bird feeder is a great way to learn about our winter birds and help contribute to science!

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Birding Banshee

A bird walk is a great way to start the weekend so join the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy at the Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, a diverse 695-acre treasure in the heart of Loudoun County.

Book Reading, Signing and Q&A with Katharine Hayhoe, author of Saving Us

Join us Saturday, December 18 from 1-3 p.m. EST for an in-person book signing and discussion event with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist and author of Saving Us. This event is brought to you by Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery, the Blue Valley Ladies Book Club, the Open Book, and the Piedmont Environmental Council.

Christmas Bird Count with The Clifton Institute

Join The Clifton Institute for our annual Christmas Bird Count! We’ll spend the day surveying the birds in our 15-mile-diameter count circle, which includes a variety of habitats. We usually see a nice diversity of waterfowl and grassland birds. There’s always a chance for Short-eared Owl and American Tree Sparrow! Participating in the Christmas Bird Count is a great way to learn about the winter birds of Virginia, contribute to a long-term community science project, and get to know other birdwatchers in the area.

Smart Growth Protects What We Have!

Join the Prince William Conservation Alliance, The Piedmont Environmental Council and National Parks Conservation Association for a discussion on Data Centers… from the Rural Crescent to the Occoquan Reservoir.

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Birding Banshee

A bird walk is a great way to start the weekend so join the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy at the Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, a diverse 695-acre treasure in the heart of Loudoun County.

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Birding Bles Park

Join Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy on this regular bird walk at Bles Park, located along the Potomac River in eastern Loudoun.

Our 2022 Summer Fellowship Program application is open!

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