Entries by Janet Quinn

A Simple Tree

Photo (c) by Barbara J. Saffir Essay by Barbara J. Saffir My life is about to change soon.  Not in a big way.  No cancer, divorce, or job loss.  (I count my blessings!) But it will still change in a meaningful way.  My apartment manager is going to cut down the cherry tree in front of my home.  No big deal?  That’s bad […]

FMN member receives 2019 Wildlife Hero Award

Congratulations to Harrison A. Glasgow, long-time board member of Friends of Huntley Meadows Park; founder of the Fairfax County Park Authority Federation of Friends Groups; Fairfax County Park Foundation Board Officer; U.S. Army Veteran; and Fairfax Master Naturalist. Harry was awarded the 2019 Wildlife Hero Award by the Prince William Conservation Alliance in October. This […]

Youth Education Mini-Grants

The Audubon Society of Northern Virginia is pleased to announce the 2020 youth education mini-grant program. This program aims to help teachers, schools, and non-profit organizations educate youth about birds and the environment. ASNV anticipates awarding three mini-grants, up to $500 each. Applications will be available in February 2020 and due March 15, 2020. Please […]

ASNV Accepting Applications Now for Educator Scholarship, deadline Feb 14, 2020

Each summer Audubon Society of Northern Virginia offers a full scholarship and transportation to “Sharing Nature: An Educator’s Week” at National Audubon Society’s Hog Island Camp in Maine. Next year’s session is July 12-17, 2020 and will feature workshops on educational techniques, a boat trip to the restored Atlantic Puffin and Tern colony on Eastern […]

101st Green Breakfast: Helping the Land Heal, Nov 9th

Brion’s Grille 10621 Braddock Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032 Saturday, 9 November Breakfast begins at 8:30am, $10 at the door, cash preferred No prior registration required Kristen Sinclair, Ecologist Fairfax County Park Authority, Natural Resource Management Branch As the county’s largest landowner with 23,890 acres in 427 parks (August 2019), much of the responsibility for preserving […]