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Events

Meet and learn from local conservation experts by joining a talk or interactive event!

If you have any questions about a program, please contact Program Chair Mark Bruns at markbruns3@gmail.com.

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Upcoming Events

  • Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Bird and Nature Walks
    Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Bird and Nature Walks
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Apr 13
    Abrams Creek Preserve
    Apr 13, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Abrams Creek Preserve , W Jubal Early Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
    Apr 13, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Abrams Creek Preserve , W Jubal Early Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
    Join Jim Smith for a Nature and Bird Walk at Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve. Meet at 8:30 AM at intersection of Jubal Early Drive, Handley Ave, and Meadow Branch Ave. On street parking is available on Handley Ave. and Meadow Branch Ave. No RSVP is needed!
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  • Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Bird and Nature Walks
    Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Bird and Nature Walks
    Sat, Apr 27
    Abrams Creek Preserve
    Apr 27, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Abrams Creek Preserve , W Jubal Early Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
    Apr 27, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Abrams Creek Preserve , W Jubal Early Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
    Join Jim Smith for a Nature and Bird Walk at Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve. Meet at 8:30 AM at intersection of Jubal Early Drive, Handley Ave, and Meadow Branch Ave. On street parking is available on Handley Ave. and Meadow Branch Ave. No RSVP is needed!
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  • Adopt a Highway - Trash Pickup
    Adopt a Highway - Trash Pickup
    Sat, Apr 27
    Clarke County
    Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Clarke County, Locke's Mill Rd, Virginia 22611, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Clarke County, Locke's Mill Rd, Virginia 22611, USA
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  • Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Bird and Nature Walks
    Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Bird and Nature Walks
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 04
    Abrams Creek Preserve
    May 04, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Abrams Creek Preserve , W Jubal Early Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
    May 04, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Abrams Creek Preserve , W Jubal Early Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
    Join Jim Smith for a Nature and Bird Walk at Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve. Meet at 8:30 AM at intersection of Jubal Early Drive, Handley Ave, and Meadow Branch Ave. On street parking is available on Handley Ave. and Meadow Branch Ave. No RSVP is needed!
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  • “A Bird’s World” Nature Walks at Sky Meadows State Park
    “A Bird’s World” Nature Walks at Sky Meadows State Park
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 04
    Sky Meadows State Park
    May 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Ln, Delaplane, VA 20144, USA
    May 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Ln, Delaplane, VA 20144, USA
    Join us for a nature walk at the beautiful Sky Meadows State Park. Meet at the trail head of the Sensory Explorers Trail in the picnic area. Without State Park Pass, per vehicle entry fee of $10 applies.
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  • Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Bird and Nature Walks
    Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Bird and Nature Walks
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 11
    Abrams Creek Preserve
    May 11, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Abrams Creek Preserve , W Jubal Early Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
    May 11, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Abrams Creek Preserve , W Jubal Early Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
    Join Jim Smith for a Nature and Bird Walk at Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve. Meet at 8:30 AM at intersection of Jubal Early Drive, Handley Ave, and Meadow Branch Ave. On street parking is available on Handley Ave. and Meadow Branch Ave. No RSVP is needed!
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  • Evening Walk to Purple Martin Colony
    Evening Walk to Purple Martin Colony
    Thu, Jun 06
    Blandy Experimental Farm
    Jun 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Blandy Experimental Farm, 400 Blandy Farm Ln, Boyce, VA 22620, USA
    Jun 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Blandy Experimental Farm, 400 Blandy Farm Ln, Boyce, VA 22620, USA
    Join us and Blandy Director, David Carr, for an observational walk on gentle trails at the Blandy Arboretum. The walk will include a stop at the Purple Martin Colony to watch evening feeding activities. Meet at flag pole kiosk, main parking lot. Free and open to the public, no RSVP required.
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  • “A Bird’s World” Nature Walks at Sky Meadows State Park
    “A Bird’s World” Nature Walks at Sky Meadows State Park
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jul 06
    Sky Meadows State Park
    Jul 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Ln, Delaplane, VA 20144, USA
    Jul 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Ln, Delaplane, VA 20144, USA
    Join us for a nature walk at the beautiful Sky Meadows State Park. Meet at the trail head of the Sensory Explorers Trail in the picnic area. Without State Park Pass, per vehicle entry fee of $10 applies.
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  • Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Bird and Nature Walks
    Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Bird and Nature Walks
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Mar 30
    Abrams Creek Preserve
    Mar 30, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Abrams Creek Preserve , W Jubal Early Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
    Mar 30, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Abrams Creek Preserve , W Jubal Early Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
    Join Jim Smith for a Nature and Bird Walk at Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve. Meet at 8:30 AM at intersection of Jubal Early Drive, Handley Ave, and Meadow Branch Ave. On street parking is available on Handley Ave. and Meadow Branch Ave. No RSVP is needed!
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  • Rookery Hike at Cool Spring!
    Rookery Hike at Cool Spring!
    Sat, Mar 16
    Cool Spring Campus
    Mar 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Cool Spring Campus, 1400 Parker Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Cool Spring Campus, 1400 Parker Ln, Bluemont, VA 20135, USA
    Come join us to watch the action at this amazing heron rookery. In addition to observing the Great Blue Heron nesting, we'll look for other early Spring birds. Bring your binoculars or just yourselves, it'll be a great event for the family.
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  • Birding 101 - Bowman Library
    Birding 101 - Bowman Library
    Mon, Mar 04
    Bowman Library
    Mar 04, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Bowman Library, 871 Tasker Rd, Stephens City, VA 22655, USA
    Mar 04, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Bowman Library, 871 Tasker Rd, Stephens City, VA 22655, USA
    Ever wonder about our feathered friends? Learn the basics of bird observation and identification in four 1-hour sessions. Plus learn about upcoming local field trips at Bowman Library on 3/9 @ 11 AM and 3/23 @ 1PM.
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  • Symposium: Your Backyard/Our World
    Symposium: Your Backyard/Our World
    Sat, Mar 02
    Corron Community Center at Laurel Ridge
    Mar 02, 2024, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    Corron Community Center at Laurel Ridge , 173 Skirmisher Ln, Middletown, VA 22645, USA
    Mar 02, 2024, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    Corron Community Center at Laurel Ridge , 173 Skirmisher Ln, Middletown, VA 22645, USA
    A full day of presentations by Dr. Doug Tallamy, Connor Goolsby, Kim Strader & Dr. Michael Raupp on biodiversity, native plants, forest care, & pollinators. $65 fee. You must register by 2/24 at: https://nsvmga.org/events/symposium - or click on RSVP. Doors open at 7:30.
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