Entries by Janet Quinn

What’s in these streams? Come find out!

Ever wonder what’s living in our local streams? Join a stream monitoring team and help gauge local water quality by surveying aquatic organisms living on the stream bottom. Led by certified stream monitors, the teams welcome interested observers and offer an opportunity to explore Northern Virginia’s lovely creeks. NVSWCD Sugarland Run Stream Monitoring Workshop When: […]

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 11 October

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 […]