Looking for a reason to get out into nature? How about making your property more wildlife-friendly by adding plants native to Virginia? Find out why this is important during this webinar hosted by Audubon Society of Northern Virginia’s Audubon at Home program. The webinar was recorded on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, 2020, and is also […]
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Article and photos by Barbara J. Saffir (c) Critters (& more) Challenge LIFE’S TOO EASY RIGHT NOW! Right? Of course not. But to take our minds off the pandemic, here’s a nature photography CHALLENGE! From May 1 to May 31, try to photograph as many of the following as you can while social distancing, abiding […]
Photo (c) by Barbara J. Saffir Chapter Members, I hope this message finds you well. We are navigating stressful and challenging times, in which lives are disrupted and business-as-usual is no longer an option. Additionally, everyone’s circumstances are different. We might all be in the same storm, but we’re not all in the same boat. […]
Article by Plant NOVA Natives We have all heard of naturalists such as Charles Darwin and James Audubon who undertook long and fruitful journeys of discovery. But did you know that many naturalists made their famous discoveries in their own yards? For example, Jean-Henri Fabre spent decades at his home in France on a small […]
By Ana Ka’ahanui, FMN and Director Experiential Programs at Capital Nature Join us for the #citynaturechallenge, a friendly global effort to safely explore biodiversity April 24-27, 2020! Even with our movement limited to minimize the spread of COVID-19, there is plenty of nature to observe at our windows, gardens, and in our neighborhoods. Join the […]
Article and drawings by Elaine Sevy As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, I invite you to embrace this Nature Journaling Challenge and connect with nature on a more profound level. Nature Journaling forces you to slow down and pay attention to what is around you. It will help you encounter beauty and […]
Photo by Barbara J. Saffir Tired of wearing a mask and lounging around the house? Fairfax Master Naturalists are finding ways to educate the public and appreciate nature despite the lockdown. Margaret Fisher: To celebrate Earth Month, the Wild About Clifton team organized a virtual screening of the movie Hometown Habitat for all interested residents […]
Get ready for spring by learning about the largest and most colorful family of birds who visit the Washington area. Warblers are some of the most challenging birds to identify – they are often small and fast moving with distinctive but easily confused calls and songs. This 4-part FREE Audubon Society of Northern Virginia webinar will help […]
Our parent organization, Virginia Master Naturalists, has created an infographic of our chapter’s work from the annual report posted earlier.
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 […]