Entries by Janet Quinn

Habitat Network, Citizen Science talk, October 4th

Green Spring Gardens 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312 Thursday, 4 October 2018 7:30 – 9 pm Meet Megan Whatton and learn about her work with Habitat Network, which is creating a movement to transform yards and urban landscapes to functional diverse habitat to support wildlife and connect people to nature in communities around the world. […]

Homeowners’ Association (HOA) landscape forum

Algonkian Park—Woodlands Conference Center 47001 Fairway Drive, Sterling, VA 20165 Thursday, 11 October 2018 5 pm – 9 pm Designed to provide practical help and useful information to move your community toward a healthier landscape. This second HOA forum on sustainable landscape management will provide the “why” and “why not” of native and invasive plants, as […]

Help with the Arlington Bioblitz, September 15th

Glencarlyn Picnic Pavillion #1, 401 S. Harrison St., Arlington VA Saturday, September 15th 9 am – 4 pm Celebrate Arlington’s biodiversity by helping us conduct a citizen science inventory of plants and wildlife that will help shape the County’s updating of its Natural Resources Management Plan. Participating in the Bioblitz is a great way to […]

What’s in your water? Fairfax County Well Water Clinic

Virginia Cooperative Extension 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax Monday, 17 September 2018 7 -9 pm Do you know what’s in your drinking water? While public water supplies are tested daily for contaminants, most private water supplies, like wells and springs, are rarely tested. It is recommended that well owners test their water at least annually […]

NoVA PRISM Restoration Events in Arlington and Falls Church

NoVA PRISM is a collaborative effort by several NGOs, governmental entities, volunteer groups, and Dominion Energy to manage invasive species in the Northern Virginia region. Arlington County is the grant administrator. NoVA PRISM has been developing pilot projects in Northern Virginia on or near the W&OD Trail, and two of them, Isaac Crossman Park in […]