Entries by Janet Quinn

Spring Spectacles: When & Where to Find Jaw-Dropping Birds, Blooms & Beasts in the Mid-Atlantic, March 15th

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 7 – 8 pm Webinar Register here. Learn when and where to find some of the Mid-Atlantic’s most jaw-dropping plant and animal life, with nature photographer and Virginia Master Naturalist Barbara Saffir. In this joyful spring jaunt, she’ll reveal wildflowers worthy of Monet; a bounty of beasts; and close-up encounters with […]

NVSWCD Seedling Sale Opens March 1st at 10am!

The Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District 2022 bare-root seedling sale features shrubs and small trees which are valuable to native bees and bear gorgeous flowers and fruits, and display beautiful colors. The fruits and flowers that these plants grow are important food sources to birds and pollinators! By planting these native species, you […]

Natural History Field Study: Night Sky for Naturalists, Wednesdays, February 9th – March 16th

Photo by Andy Holmes on Unsplash February 9 – March 16, 2022 Wednesdays, 6 – 8 pm Class is hybrid with both Zoom lectures and in person field trips. $200/ANS members; $250 nonmembers Register here. This Audubon Naturalist Society course provides a basic introduction to astronomy that emphasizes appreciation of Earth’s relationship to the universe. Topics covered include […]

Eccosavvy Symposium – Restoring Urban Forest, February 18th

Saturday, February 19, 2022 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Online or in person at Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria Registration  703-642-5173 or online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes (enter code H7T.BET2) Help restore our urban forests, one yard at a time. This program will help you understand the ecological imperative to preserve and grow our […]

Birds and Words with Bill Young, February 15th, 17th, and 22nd

Photo:  William Young Tuesday, February 15, Thursday February 17, and Tuesday February 22, 2022, 7-8 pm Online. Register here. How have bird words infiltrated the English language? What is the basis for the common and scientific names of birds? These and many other questions will be answered in this three-part workshop. Bill Young will address […]