Entries by Janet Quinn

Rain, rain, drain away?

Article by NVCT staff Are you as concerned as the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust about the severe storms and flash flooding that have affected our region in recent weeks? These events also impact local wildlife, trees and plants while overtaxing our stormwater infrastructure. Take a look these ways that you can help reduce the impacts […]

FMN photo contest winners announced

The second annual Fairfax Master Naturalist photo contest is complete.  With thirty-five entries and six entrants, the judges were overwhelmed with superb choices.  Our  judges were only allowed to chose one photo for each category to forward to the statewide Virginia Master Naturalist contest.  For the statewide competition, the entries will be judged by a […]

Chesapeake Bay Ecology trip, August 17-18, 2019

Calvert County, MD Saturday, August 17, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, August 18, 11:00 a.m. Fee: $95 Audubon Society of Northern Virginia members, $115 non-members, includes guided tour of Battle Creek Cypress Swamp, lunch on Saturday, admission at the Calvert Marine Museum, and a two-hour private charter on the Dee of St. Mary’s. Group Limit: 15 participants. […]

Raptors of the East Coast Region presentation Sept. 26th

National Wildlife Federation 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Reston 20190 Thursday, 26 September 2019 7 – 9 pm Field Trip: Waggoner’s Gap (At top of Kittatinny Ridge, near Carlisle, PA) Saturday, 28 September 28 2019 9:30 a.m. Fee: $50 ASNV members, $60 non-members Join the Audubon Society of Northern Virginia for Stacia Novy’s presentation on birds-of-prey. […]

99th Green Breakfast, July 13th

Brion’s Grille 10621 Braddock Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032 Saturday, 13 July 2019 Breakfast begins at 8:30 am $10 at the door, cash preferred No prior registration required. A Look Back: 20 Years with the Soil and Water Conservation District Asad Rouhi, Ph.D. Urban Conservation Engineer, Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District As he ends his […]

Spotted lanternfly ID training, Today, June 26th

Green  Spring Gardens 4603 Green Spring Rd, Alexandria VA Wednesday, June 26, 2019 6:30 – 8 pm Calling all Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, Tree Commissioners, Tree Lovers, Landscapers, Arborists and  Nature Lovers: Join Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension service in learning to identify the invasive spotted lanternfly and its main host Tree of Heaven. SPACE is […]