SAVE THE DATES – February to April, 2019 Tree Farm Dinner February 21 – King & Queen County, VA “One-stop shop” for woodland owners wanting to better manage their land and citizen scientists desiring to expand their applied knowledge base! Details and registration Landowner’s Woods & Wildlife Conference(s) February 23 – Culpeper, VA (15th annual) February […]
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Looking for a fun, hands-on way to supplement your home school science unit? Come to Huntley Meadows Park and join the Science for Homeschoolers series program! These series focus on age-appropriate science units, and all have an outdoor element. Have your child get dirty exploring ecosystems, habitats, soils, biodiversity, and so much more! The Science […]
Excited about Citizen Science and using iNaturalist to record your observations? You can lead FMN’s participation in the 2019 City Nature Challenge! What’s involved? You decide. Here are some suggestions. Join the monthly City Nature Challenge coordination phone calls: When Wed Jan 23, 2019 2pm – 3pm Eastern Time – New York Where 605-472-5436, access code […]
Learn how to work with decision makers, influence management decisions, and stop the spread of invasive species! What? Have you been working on invasive species issues but feel compelled to do more? Taking part in the EmpowerU Advocacy Training Program will move your invasive species work to the next level! The program includes a series […]
Thursday, January 10, 2019 7:30 – 9:00 pm Green Spring Gardens 4603 Green Spring Road Alexandria, VA 22312 VNPS programs are free and open to the public. No reservations are necessary for lectures Please join us for a talk by Charles Smith, to kick off our lecture series again this year. Charles explores the ways […]
Earth Sangha is looking to fill five paid, part-time, DC-area internships: 2 growing-season internships at our nursery2 summer internships at the Marie Butler Leven Preserve 1 office internship near George Mason University’s main campus All internships will pay $15 per hour. For details contact Matt Bright at email@example.com.
Each year the Virginia Association of Forest Health Professionals (VAFHP) holds a conference for professionals and other interested community members who want to learn more about forest health and ecology of the Mid-Atlantic. The 2019 Conference will be held in Blacksburg, VA January 28-29. Attendees include local, state and federal officials, independent contractors, consultants, horticulture and […]
Photo by Barbara J. Saffir (c) Clifton Institute invites you to the Plains Christmas Bird Count, to be held on Sunday, December 16th. Bird watchers of all skill levels are welcome! The count will cover a 7.5 mile radius circle in northern Fauquier County and western Prince William county. We have a great variety of habitats […]
Embrace the cooler weather at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park as you learn about the signs of fall. Visit the Walney Visitor Center and get a fall identification chart for your park exploration. At Frying Pan Farm Park, you can borrow a program backpack at the Country Store. Inside you will find instruction for activities at […]
Photo: Barbara J. Saffir (c) Sunday, December 2 Animal Nutrition Talk: beginning at noon, Mike Maslanka, Manager of the National Zoo’s Animal Nutrition Department, will discuss captive animal nutrition from perspectives of history, current science and research, interactions between researchers and institutions, application in zoos, as well as the National Zoo’s approach to all of these and its own […]