Entries by Marilyn Kupetz

Christmas Bird Count Workshop

Photo (c) by Barbara J. Saffir National Wildlife Federation, Wildlife Center Drive 11100, Reston, Virginia November 24, 2019 1:00 pm – 03:00 pm Location: Join Phil Silas, the Manassas-Bull Run Christmas Bird Count compiler, at the National Wildlife Federation to learn about this long-running citizen science bird survey. Phil will cover its purpose and scope, […]

Botany and Bloom Workshop Series, Nov 23

November 23, 2019 10:00 am – 02:00 pm Location: Sky Meadows State Park, Edmonds Lane 11012, Delaplane, Virginia Explore the rich natural diversity of Sky Meadows State Park with this three-part series. Each workshop includes a lecture in the Carriage Barn, followed by a 3-mile field hike for hands-on application. Receive a colored print-out of the […]

Birding the Blue Ridge, Nov 23

November 23, 2019 8:00 am – 11:00 am Location: Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship, Harpers Ferry Road 11661, Purcellville, Virginia Join Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy at the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship (BRCES) for a walk through parts of this beautiful 900-acre preserve and see what lives in this diverse habitat.  As the leaves fall, it […]

Join Other Environmental Educators at the 2020 VAEE Conference

The 2020 VAEE Conference has a lot to offer Virginia Master Naturalists! On Wednesday, Feb. 26 there will be many outdoor workshops and classes such as “Wandering the Winter Woods” or “A Wetland Wander at Sweet Briar.” There are full day workshops such as “Communicating Climate Change” and “Lynchburg’s Urban Water Cycle Tour.’’ Plain old […]

Restoration of an Extinct Ecosystem: Lessons Learned with Dr. Douglas Gill

The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road Warrenton, VA, 20187 Friday, December 6 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM For 20 years, the Native Grassland Restoration project on the eastern shore of Maryland has studied the processes of restoring native Mid-Atlantic warm-season grasslands. Come hear Dr. Gill share an overview of his involvement with the project and […]

Mindful Naturalists: Trees Are Our Teachers

The Clifton Institute, 6712 Blantyre Road Warrenton, VA, 20187 Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 3:00pm – 4:30pm Mindful Naturalists is a free program series created to inspire mindful observation and nature appreciation. Each month we will explore a different topic and experiment with different practices for mindfully experiencing the natural world while enjoying a peaceful afternoon […]

Designing for big storms, big flooding: How can redevelopment help the Richmond Highway corridor?

Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:00-8.30 PM Sherwood Hall Library 2501 Sherwood Hall Ln. Alexandria, VA 22306 Host Contact Info: Renee Grebe | renee.grebe@anshome.org Join us to discuss how we can redesign our landscapes to improve stormwater controls and restore streams in the Richmond Highway Corridor. Are we prepared for bigger downpours? How can redevelopment be […]