October 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Partner Event. Pour yourself a beverage and meet your new park superintendent, Pat Kenney, formerly Deputy Superintendent at Yellowstone National Park. Pat and Kevin Soviak, Shenandoah's Deputy Superintendent, will share updates and insights on the state of Shenandoah National Park.
You know the value of native plants, trees, and sustainable landscaping techniques. But now what? What can you do to begin working with your HOA or Condo Association to encourage them to take the next steps in investing in this approach? Join Plant NOVA Natives for an engaging session on ecologically sustainable community master planning and land management in Loudoun County.
Virginia Cooperative Extension is providing this water quality clinic for residents in and around: Clarke County, Frederick County, Page County, Shenandoah County, and Warren County. Cost: $60/sample kit. Pre-registration required.
October 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. During the first half of the meeting, Coalition representatives will discuss ongoing issues, most notably an upcoming (this winter) Mobility Summit, and we will share updates about new projects of mutual interest. At about 5:15 p.m., we will hear from Heather Barrar, from the Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR). Heather will tell us about FOLAR’s approach to Collective Impact and their efforts to connect upland residents to the river and surrounding parklands.
October 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Calling all Mountain Run, Muddy Run and Lower Hazel River Watershed residents in Culpeper, Virginia! Join the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and partners as they work to improve water quality in the following Project Area streams: Flat Branch, Indian Run, the lower Hazel River, Jonas Run, Mountain Run, Mountain Run Reservoir, Muddy Run, and Waterford Run. Input from the local landowners and residents is needed to develop successful and impactful strategies.
October 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. The annual Smart Growth Social has been the Coalition for Smarter Growth's most popular party of the year! Of course, this year it will take place over Zoom, but we all feel the need to reconnect with friends and allies in our community in these strange and difficult times.
Join American Farmland Trust and your local conservation agencies at an upcoming *Virtual Women for the Land Learning Circles in Virginia. Session topic: Balancing your property for wildlife and agricultural production. Presenters include the Clifton Institute and Virginia Working Landscapes.
Join American Farmland Trust and your local conservation agencies at an upcoming *Virtual Women for the Land Learning Circles in Virginia. Session topic: Individual conservation reports for your property. Presenters include Friends of the Rappahannock and The Piedmont Environmental Council.
A bird walk is a great way to start the weekend so join Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy at the Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, a diverse 695-acre treasure in the heart of Loudoun County. The preserve’s streams, trees, shrubs and fields attracts lots of species, making it a birding hotspot. This is a regular outing that takes place the […]
Join Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy on this regular bird walk at Bles Park, located along the Potomac River in eastern Loudoun. More than 175 different species of birds have been observed at Bles Park in a great mix of habitat. Everyone is welcome, whether you are an experienced or beginning birder. Bring binoculars if you have […]
Join the Rivanna Conservation Alliance to help protect clean water! Riparian buffers are essential to clean, healthy streams. Vegetated stream banks filter pollutants, provide habitat, and prevent erosion.