Entries by Janet Quinn

Ecological Landscaping with Charles Smith, September 24th and October 1st

Curleyheads photo by Rusty Moran Virtual, register hereThursdays, 24 September and 1 October 2020$25 fee Are you ready to put the Audubon at Home principles to action? Then this workshop is for you! In this 2-session workshop, participants will learn to apply ecological principles to creating backyard habitats and restoring ecosystems. Focus will be on looking not […]

Invasive Management/Habitat Restoration at Lake Accotink Park

Lake Accotink Park7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield VASaturdays in September 20208 – 10 am The Lake Accotink Park Invasive Management group, which has made tremendous gains against non-native invasive plants at a location at Lake Accotink Park, started having invasive management work days again. They would love to have you join them whether you’re experienced […]

Social Science Perspectives on Ethno-racial Diversity in Wildlife Viewing and Conservation webinar recording

A closed-captioned recording of the webinar is now available online, in case you missed it, want to watch again, or would like to share it with others. You can find the webinar here: https://video.vt.edu/media/0_4ng4izoa. In this webinar, Jonathan Rutter (Virginia Tech) shares some insights from the social sciences on ethno-racial diversity in wildlife viewing and […]

Clifton Institute Seeks Land Management Outreach Associate and Communications Assistant

Clifton Institute6712 Blantyre RoadWarrenton VA 20187 Clifton Institute is looking for a full-time Land Management Outreach Associate to educate landowners on best practices for natural habitat management in northern Virginia, to liaise with partner organizations to improve management of native grasslands, and to restore and maintain the Clifton Institute property for the benefit of declining […]

Calling all Filmmakers to the Virginia Environmental Film Contest, deadline December 31st

Richmond, VA – The 11TH annual Richmond Virginia Environmental Film Festival (RVAEFF) is announcing the 2021 Virginia Environmental Film Contest. The contest is open to Virginia residents with films based on environmental topics pertaining to Virginia. Films of all formats and genres will be considered. A juried panel will select the winning films and prize […]

Invasive Water Chestnut Presentation, by Dr. Nancy Rybicki

Photo by N. Rybicki Posted with permission of the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) At the virtual Fairfax Master Naturalists Quarterly Chapter Meeting in May, Dr. Nancy Rybicki introduced us to a recently discovered non-native, invasive water chestnut species that is overrunning lakes and ponds in Fairfax County. She is seeking help organizing mechanisms to […]

Audubon Afternoon with Amanda Gallinat, September 13th

Photo: Hermit Thrush, Jeremiah Trimble Sunday, 13 September 20203 – 4:30 pmVIRTUAL!Free, but registration is required Climate change shifts the timing of autumn, risking mismatch between migratory birds and nutritious native fruits Dr. Amanda Gallinat is an ecologist who studies how environmental change affects plants, birds, and their interactions. Her recent research focuses on the effects of […]

Virginia Waterways Cleanup Events for Fall 2020

Clean Virginia Waterways is promoting volunteer-led cleanups in September and October as part of the International Coastal Cleanup. Volunteers can participate by (1) looking for and participating in a local cleanup event that is already scheduled (see the website for the listings) or (2) becoming your own Site Captain and organizing a small-scale cleanup with […]