The Audubon Society of Northern Virginia will hold an Audubon Afternoon on Sunday, March 24 at the National Wildlife Center, 11100 Wildlife Center Drive in Reston. Ashley Kennedy, a doctoral candidate at the University of Delaware, is an entomologist who has used her own research and photos provided by citizen scientists from around the country […]
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Fairfax Master Naturalist CaterpillarsCount! Project Don Coram CaterpillarsCount! (Citizen Science Service Code C254) is part of a multi-year, multi-site National Science Foundation-funded study to determine whether seasonal activity of plants, insects, and birds are all responding synchronously to climate change. The lead universities for the study are University of North Carolina, Georgetown University, and University […]
First Time Campers Program: Spring 2019 (April 5 – 6) April 5 @ 8:00 am – April 6 @ 5:00 pm Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, in conjunction with the Friends of Wolf Trap (FOWT) and Scouts BSA Troop 55 (Great Falls, VA) sponsors a camp out for Fairfax County 5th & 6th […]
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 10:00- 11:30 am Fairfax County Animal Shelter 4500 West Ox Rd., Fairfax, VA 22030 A free workshop for parks, private citizens, homeowner associations, schools, golf courses, corporate parks, etc. Learn about Canada goose behavior, effective goose management techniques (egg oiling, border collies, exclusion techniques), community case studies and regulations. This event […]
Attend the next monthly Volunteer Orientation: Saturday, March 2, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Learn about our upcoming opportunities, projects, and events and get started on your training with a hands-on project! Upcoming Opportunities Wildflower Survey (Feb-May) NEW – Identify & document native and non-native wildflowers Spring Salamander Survey (Feb-May) – ID, measure, and document salamanders […]
Each of these projects is on the FMN Service Project Calendar and count toward your FMN hours. Friday, March 1, 9am-11:15 pm or Saturday, March 2, Dr. Seuss Celebrations Assist a naturalist with a salute to native animals that have real adaptations that rival the author’s fanciful creations. Contact Fiona Davies, email@example.com or 703-941-1065. […]
The Alice Ferguson Foundation is sponsoring the Potomac Watershed Cleanup on Saturday, April 13. Join the 31st Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. The official date is Saturday, April 13, however, there will be cleanups throughout the entire month of April. The Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup is the largest regional event of its kind, and […]
As urban development in Northern Virginia continues to accelerate, the management of open spaces becomes more important than ever. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, which encompasses more than 130 acres with 2.7 miles of trails, forests, native gardens, streams and a pond, contains important natural, recreational and historical resources for the community. […]
Are you a bird lover who wants to create habitat to attract birds to your or your neighbors’ yards? Are you a native plant lover? Are you intrigued by observing wildlife in your own yard? Do you lament the prevalence of English ivy, and sterile, conventional landscapes and lawns in Fairfax County suburbs? If so, […]
Are you thinking about supporting the City Nature Challenge? Here’s a super easy-to-follow-video to learn how. No need to say more–just watch.