Tuesday, 8 May, 7.30 – 9.00 pm Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria VA Dr. Robert K. Musil discusses his book Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment and his explorations of nature throughout the nation’s capital, which resulted in his latest book, Washington in Spring: A Nature […]
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Plant NoVa Natives needs many people to staff various tables and other events. Springtime is crazy for environmentalists! Please sign up here. No experience is necessary. Events for kids: · 4/10 School Environmental Showcase at GMU · 4/19 Hayfield ES Math and Science Night · 4/21 Lord of Life Preschool Earth Day Carnival Events for […]
A Talk by Jim Waggener Thursday, 12 April 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm Green Spring Gardens 4603 Green Spring Road Alexandria, VA 22312 Virginia Native Plant Society programs are free and open to the public. Jim Waggener is a naturalist whose military career offered opportunities to travel and observe wildlife, as well as environmental consequences […]
With biologist Marion Lobstein Saturday, April 7 11.00 am to 1.00 pm This event has LIMITED SPACE, and you must register to attend. Please click here to REGISTER. To CANCEL your registration or ask a QUESTION, please email email@example.com Balls Bluff, like much of piedmont Northern Virginia, is underlain by limestone deposits and topped by […]
A Walk with Carrie Blair Sunday, March 25th, 9.00 am to 12 noon Scott’s Run Nature Preserve, Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22102 “Bud break” at Scott’s Run Nature Preserve shows that spring has come. Scan the tree tops to see the brown of the elms, the red of the maples, and the yellow of the willows. The […]
Accotink Gorge Workday Friday, March 16th, 9.00 am – 12.00 pm Meet in the parking lot of the Springfield Costco, 7373 Boston Boulevard, Springfield, VA. FACC will be in the back area of the parking lot, by the trees, between the Costco and the Boston Market. The Friends of Accotink Creek (FACC) will lead an […]
FMN Chapter Meetings are informative, fun, good for networking, and count for 1 hour of continuing education credit! Come reconnect with friends and fellow naturalists. Monday, 19 March 2018, 7.30-9 pm: Penny Firth (Director, Division of Environmental Biology, National Science Foundation) and Robin Firth present “What’s that mushroom?”, an overview of our area fungi and how […]
Invasive invaders such as kudzu, wisteria and stilt grass are pushing out important native flora and diminishing the health of our parks. Help turn the tide against these exotic invaders by joining the Invasive Management Area (IMA) volunteers and pulling these weeds out by their roots! Several workdays are scheduled in March and April. The […]
Protecting our Land, Protecting our Water Saturday, 15 March, Belle Haven Country Club 6023 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria VA 22307 11.30-Noon Registration and Networking Noon-1.15 pm Lunch and Program Featured speaker, Jason Samenow of the Capital Weather Gang, will explore how open space and conserved land is critical to a healthy, resilient Northern Virginia. Plus, hear the […]
Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Friday, 9 March, 7.00-8.30 pm Wood frogs are breeding in vernal pools at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Assist in collecting and releasing frogs and recording data for our amphibian survey. Wear waterproof boots and bring flashlights. Cost: $7.00 per person. Register with Fairfax County Park Authority Parktakes.