Entries by Janet Quinn

FMN Members are big winners in VMN photo contest

“Handsome Meadow Katydid,” First Place in the Macro/Night Category. Photo (c) by Barbara J. Saffir At the 2019 VMN Statewide Conference and Training held 20-22 September 2019, VMN Program Director Michelle Prysby announced the 2019 photo contest winners. FMN photographers won in three categories!            

South Run Rec Center “Erosion Knoll” needs gardening TLC volunteers

South Run Recreation Center 7550 Reservation Drive, Springfield VA 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 9-11 am 2nd Saturdays from 9-12 for May-October and 12-3 pm from November – April Enthusiastic and energetic volunteer gardener at South Run is seeking like-minded individuals to provide input on erosion control native plantings for a fairly small incline. Ideally, […]

Native Plants Intern needed at Meadowlark Botanical Garden

Meadowlark Botanical Garden 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct, Vienna, VA 22182 Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, a NOVA Park, is seeking a paid intern to support its work with native plants and conservation gardening. Meadowlark has several native plant collections including the Potomac Valley Collection (PVC) and the Virginia Native Wetlands Collection (VNW). The gardens within the PVC […]

Community Associations Supporting the Local Ecosystem

Article by Plant NOVA Natives Homeowner and condominium associations make many of the decisions that will determine the future of the birds and butterflies of Northern Virginia. Not only do community associations set standards for landscaping on private property, they also own and control large amounts of community property, including much of what is left […]

Volunteer at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court Vienna, VA 22182 Any morning Monday through Thursday Calling all gardeners! Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, a NOVA Park, needs volunteers to supports its 95 acres of ornamental display gardens and native plant collections for the enjoyment and education of our community. To volunteer any morning Monday through Thursday in any of the […]

Virginia Association for Environmental Education seeks conference proposals, deadline Sep. 27th

2020 Virginia Association for Environmental Education Conference- EE for EverybodEE Sweet Briar College, Amherst VA 26-28 February 2020 This conference is a celebration of and call of action for efforts to make environmental education in Virginia more equitable and inclusive for all audiences and the diverse field we all know it can be. Proposals that […]

100th NVSWCD Green Breakfast, Sep. 14th

Fairfax County Government Center 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA Saturday, 14 September 2019 8:30 am Walking Tour of Fairfax County Government Center Stormwater Infrastructure To celebrate the 100th Green Breakfast, you are invited to join us for a tour of the Fairfax County Government Center Stormwater Infrastructure. Please Note: Special Location! We will meet […]

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park: Part-Time Assistant Resource Technician needed

Agency: Park Authority Job#: ELT-FCPA-19020 Salary: $10-13/hour Hours: Up to 900 hrs./year. Hours vary. 15-30 hours per week. Some nights, weekends and holidays required. Note: This is a temporary seasonal position, March-November. Duties: Assists with maintenance of 600+ acres of natural and cultural resource based parkland including grounds and trails. Assists with gardening of kitchen, […]