Entries by Mary Ann Bush


Photo: Female Jumping Spider, Thomas Shahan Tuesday, October 25, 2022 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM This is a Virtual program Member Ticket: $15 Non-member Ticket: $25 Click here for more information and registration details.    The Audubon Society of Northern Virginia would like to help you celebrate the spooky this October.  Learn all about the […]

Crawl Into Fall With Bug Fest at Lewinsville Historic House – now on October 22nd

Photo: FMN Kate Luisa Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 (rain date due to Hurricane Ian) 10:00AM – 2:00PM Lewinsville Park 1659 Chain Bridge Road McLean, Virginia 22101 Click here for registration details. Lewinsville Park is featuring Bug Fest on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Come celebrate all things bugs with a […]

Fairfax Parks Joins 2022 Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz, September 16th through September 25th

Photo: National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Article from the Fairfax County Park Authority, Park News September 7, 2022 The Fairfax County Park Authority is taking part in this year’s Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz and is actively looking for volunteers to participate. Parks for Pollinators is a national campaign focused on raising public awareness of […]

Community Entranceway Landscaping

Article, Photos, and Images: Courtesy of Plant NOVA Natives: Water’s Edge at Fair Lakes Homeowners Association  The Audubon-at-Home program in partnership with Plant NOVA Natives obtained a grant from Dominion Energy to award seven matching mini-grants to community associations for converting their entranceway landscaping to all Virginia native plants. The mini-grants stipulated that the landscaping be […]

Native Seed Collection and Propagation Workshop, October 8th

Image/photo: Courtesy of The Clifton Institute Saturday, October 8, 2022 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Clifton Institute 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, VA 38.775154, -77.798197 Registration is FREE. Click here to register. Collecting and propagating native seeds is a great way to help spread native plant populations, add 100% native species to your gardens, and […]