Growing Native season is almost here! Try your hand at tree and seed ID while doing your part for the Potomac. Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to help collect native tree seeds in the beautiful and historic Leesylvania State Park. These seeds will go to local nurseries that grow trees for reforesting efforts across […]
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You will learn how to find and identify creek critters (macroinvertebrates) living in Popes Head Creek, and generate Stream Health Reports based on your findings using the Creek Critters smartphone app. The stream site is a 10-minute downhill walk from the parking area. Participants will work in shallow water (less than 10 inches deep). This […]
Fairfax County’s Environmental Vision Update Kambiz Agazi, Fairfax County Environmental Coordinator Fairfax County’s environment is resilient, but not indestructible. It is the county’s overarching vision to attain a quality environment that provides for a high quality of life and is sustainable for future generations. While it is not an action plan, Fairfax County’s Environmental Vision […]
A short list of upcoming native plant sales in Virginia: September 9, 9 am – 3 pm. Green Spring Gardens. The Virginia Native Plant Society offerings are behind the visitor center. September 9, 9 am – 3 pm. Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy sale. September 23, 9 am – 2 pm. Northern Alexandria Native Plant Sale September […]
The Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District is now accepting orders for our annual native tree and shrub seedling sale. The theme for this year’s seedling sale is “Fall Color” featuring shrubs and trees that will add lovely color to your garden. They help clean our water and air, prevent soil erosion, provide valuable […]