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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May
11
7:00 pm19:00

Spring is for Warblers

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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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
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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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
1
8:00 am08:00

Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas 2 - Public session Volunteer Training by Ashley Peele

  • frying pan park

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. 

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Mar
31
7:00 pm19:00

Hometown Habitat

  • Walker Nature Center

The Walker Nature Center will be screening Hometown Habitat, a documentary focused on showing how and why native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems. ASNV Audubon at Home Coordinator, Barbara Tuset, will speak after the film.

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Mar
26
8:00 am08:00

Mason Neck State Park, Lorton, VA

  • Mason Neck State Park, Lorton VA

Larry Cartwright leads this walk to check out lingering waterfowl and early spring migrants. Ospreys and eagles should be nesting by then, bluebirds investigating nest boxes, and Eastern Phoebes just arriving. Sponsored by ASNV.

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Mar
26
7:30 am07:30

Beginning Birding by Ear: The Language of Birds

  • 6712 Blantyre Road Warrenton, VA 20198 United States

Join Dr. Tom Wood, Director of Environmental Studies on the Piedmont, to learn the language of birds. Students will start the day with classroom instruction at Clifton House, followed by field work to hone skills in the varied habitat.

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Mar
25
10:00 am10:00

Raptor Photo Encounter

  • Mason Neck Park

How would you like the opportunity to photograph eight magnificent raptors from just 10 feet away?  Can you imagine being this close to owls, hawks and falcons in a natural setting?

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Mar
19
Mar 26

ASNV Birders in Belize and Guatemala

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. 

Mar
18
1:00 pm13:00

Advocacy Workshop

  • Green Spring Gardens

Learn how to effectively use your voice to create change by speaking up for the environment. Attend our advocacy workshop and learn how government functions, how to meet with decision makers and how to conduct media outreach.

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Mar
12
3:00 pm15:00

Cat Wars

  • National Wildelife Foundation

Please join us for a book talk by Pete Marra, co-author of Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer. Pete Marra, Director of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Program will be discussing his recent book. Books are available for pre-order.

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