Entries by Janet Quinn

Educational opportunities abound outside Fairfax County in February/March

Green Matters Symposium – Doug Tallamy speaking. Friday, 22 February 2019, 8-4 pm Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD Prince William County (PWC) Native Plant Symposium for Beginners (Beginners only) Saturday, 23 February 2019, 9 am – 2 pm McCoart Administration Building 1 County Complex Court Woodbridge, Virginia 22192 Prince William […]

Annual Aldo Leopold Read-a-thon, January 20th

RESCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 20TH DUE TO SNOW Villages of Piedmont Clubhouse16080 Market Ridge Blvd., Haymarket, VASunday, 13 January 2019 4 – 6 pm Join the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust to celebrate Aldo Leopold’s 132nd birthday! Their annual read-a-thon will feature guest speakers to read spoken excerpts from Leopold’s books. The event is free and will honor the legendary […]

Earth Sangha January seed cleaning sessions

Founded in 1997, the Earth Sangha is a nonprofit public charity based in the Washington, D.C., region. In the D.C. area, they operate a volunteer-based program to propagate local native plants, restore native plant communities, and control invasive alien plants. Their Wild Plant Nursery is the region’s most comprehensive effort to propagate native plants directly […]

Free milkweed available to schools

Deadline: RollingMonarch Watch is offering an opportunity for schools to receive free milkweed. Schools can receive a free flat of 32 milkweed plugs. Applications to receive milkweed for spring 2019 are being reviewed on a rolling basis. Learn more and apply here.