Ornithology:  A Way of Knowing
Sep
19
Dec 5

Ornithology: A Way of Knowing

  • National Wildlife Federation

We are excited to be able to offer Bill Stott’s Ornithology course this fall.  This is a college-level introduction to the study of birds in the context of their environment.  Particular attention will be paid to their biology, field identification, ecological relationships, life histories, geographical and seasonal distribution, and migration.

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Dec
6
Dec 15

ASNV is going to Cuba!

  • Havanna Cuba

You can join Northern Virginia birders on a trip to Cuba!  ASNV is sponsoring a one-week trip, December 6-15, 2017, through Holbrook Travel. Our travelers will look for the Cuban Trogon, Zapata Wren, Bee Hummingbird and other Cuban endemics


May
20
10:00 am10:00
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Native Plant Sale

  • Stone Middle School

The Save the Bay Club of Stone Middle School is hosting the second annual Native Plant Fair this Saturday. Shop for native plants from Watermark Woods Nursery and learn how native plants help the environment!

May
20
9:00 am09:00
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Spring Garden Day

  • Green Springs Gardens

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., more than 40 local garden vendors will descend on Green Spring Gardens with beautiful and unusual plants to fill your spring gardening needs.

May
18
7:00 pm19:00
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Tim Beatley to Speak on Biophilic Communities

  • Reston Museum

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.

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May
17
8:30 am08:30

Bles Park, Sterling, VA

  • Bles Park

Return to Bles to see if new summer residents have arrived. Last year in May we had prairie warblers, redstarts, yellow warblers, and indigo buntings. Jean Tatalias leads. Sponsored by the Northern Virginia Bird Club.

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May
11
7:00 pm19:00

Spring is for Warblers

  • Annandale High School

Just at the peak of spring migration!  Workshop will focus on both field marks and songs, with an emphasis on the species we are most likely to see, including both migrants passing through and birds that breed in our region.

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Apr
30
8:00 am08:00

Birding by Ear Boot Camp

  • Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship

Join Joette Borzik for a one-day Birding by Ear Boot Camp! We will spend a full day learning bird song in the field on the trails of the Blue Ridge Environmental Center and surrounding area. 

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Apr
23
2:00 pm14:00

NOVA Bird Survey Workshop

  • National Wildlife Federation

The Audubon Society of Northern Virginia has conducted the Northern Virginia Bird Survey for over 20 years, and has been discovering some positive population trends, as well as some that are unnerving.

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Apr
21
May 21

Bring on the Birdathon

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! 

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