Our parent organization, Virginia Master Naturalists, has created an infographic of our chapter’s work from the annual report posted earlier.
About Janet Quinn
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Entries by Janet Quinn
Article by Plant NOVA Natives Now is the time to renew the Earth – and yourself, while you are at it! Most of us are aware of the benefits to ourselves of eating chemical-free vegetables, and to the environment of growing our own food and thus reducing our use of plastic and our share of […]
Budburst brings together researchers, horticulturists, and citizen scientists on a shared journey to uncover the stories of plants affected by human impacts on the environment. Budburst tells these stories through data collection, data sharing, education, and personal connections. Budburst citizen scientists work together with research scientists, educators, and horticulturists to answer specific, timely, and critical […]
Two-day course13 & 14 April 202012-2:30 pm each dayNAI members $75/Nonmembers $100Register here The National Association for Interpretation presents a program to discuss the question, how can we be more effective interpreters with participants from cultures other than our own? Interpretation has both the opportunity and a responsibility to be more inclusive of all communities […]
Riverbend Park 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls VA Saturday, 11 April 2020 10am – 3pm Celebrate the Virginia Bluebells that carpet the early spring forest at Riverbend Park! Pre-sale tickets are $7 online until April 10th, regular tickets are $9 at the gate. Enjoy • Wildflower Walks • Live Music • Face Painting • […]
Native plants help baby songbirds, butterflies, our ecosystem and support clean water. They need no fertilizer, no extra watering once they are established,no pesticides and no lawn mowing. Check out this list of native plant sales and start digging!
National Geographic headquarters 1145 17th St NW, Washington DC 20036 (near Farragut West and Farragut North Metro stations)Saturday, 28 March 20209:30am – NoonBreakfast will be provided Over 250 cities around the world are participating in a friendly competition to see which metro area can observe and identify the most wildlife. You can contribute with your […]
April 4, 5, 11 and 18th 9am – 12pm Over 20 local parks—find one near you! The Nature Conservancy is partnering with the Fairfax County Park Authority to host their Fifth Annual Watershed Cleanup at parks throughout Fairfax County. This spring cleaning will remove tires, plastic bottles, can and other debris from local waterways, preventing […]
Sully Historic Site 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly VA Saturday, 25 April 2020 10am – 4pm Parking $10 per car This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, so come out to celebrate at the Sully Historic Site! There will be a fun day packed with entertainment, activities, food vendors, Touch-A-Truck, prizes, and more! […]
NOVA Annandale Campus Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center (CE Building) 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale VA Wednesday, 15 April 2020 9am – 3pm The theme for this year’s event is “Waste and its impact on habitats.” The purpose of NOVA’s Annual Green Festival is to increase both the college and local community awareness of […]