Spring is for the birds! Are you looking for a fun way to jazz up your spring birding? Look no further than the ASNV Birdathon. Get together two to five of your best birding buddies and set off into northern Virginia to identify as many species as possible in 24 hours!
Join us Thursday May 18th, 2017 at 7:00pm to hear Timothy Beatley talk about the role of nature in cities and what he calls "biophilic" communities. Beatley will discuss the critical function of nature in promoting human well-being and providing emotional connection to nature.
Try to spot our local hawks, pileated woodpeckers, and common yellowthroats that use this stream-side habitat. Sponsored by the Reston Association and The Bird Feeder of Reston.
Join The Nature Conservancy and Fairfax County Park Authority to clean up your watershed. This spring cleaning will remove tires, plastic bottles, cans and other debris from local waterways, preventing trash from reaching the nation’s largest estuary, the Chesapeake Bay.
The second Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas (VABBA2) is a survey of all bird species breeding in the state. Data collected will help map the distribution and status of Virginia’s breeding bird community in order to better inform our natural resource and conservation decisions. The VABBA2 is a citizen science project, with volunteers conducting most of the key data collection.
Belize and Guatemala yielded many beautiful birds and interesting Maya archeological sites for the birders who joined ASNV’s tour with Holbrook Travel in late March.
We’ll check out the pond in the wetlands and the thickets in the polo fields for a variety of habitats. Sponsored by the Reston Association and The Bird Feeder of Reston.