Jun
22
7:00 pm19:00

Butterfly Identification Workshop

The sight of butterflies fluttering around on a warm day is one of the most iconic signs of summer.  These beautiful insects usually only live for a few weeks as adults, but they make quite an impression while they are in their full glory.

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Jun
27
7:00 pm19:00

Turner Farm Park

  • Great Falls Grange

The Fairfax County Park Authority will hold a meeting on June 27, 2017, on a master plan revision for Turner Farm Park in Great Falls, Virginia, 7 p.m., at the Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike, in Great Falls, Virginia.

Jun
28
7:00 pm19:00

Join Our Advocacy Team

June 28, 2017

If you would like to you to participate in the advocacy efforts of the Audubon Society of Northern Virginia, you may wish to attend the next ASNV advocacy meeting on June 28, 2017, 7 p.m., Mason District Government Center

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Jun
29
7:00 pm19:00

Franconia Park

  • Franconia Government Center

FCPA will hold a meeting on June 29, 2017, on revising the master plan for Franconia District Park in Lee District.  Officials will present a concept plan based on community input at the Franconia Government Center Community Room

Aug
13
7:30 am07:30

Brown’s Chapel, Reston, VA

  • 1575 Browns Chapel Road Reston, VA, 20194 United States

We’ll walk the woods and the edge of Lake Newport at this popular birding location. Sponsored by The Bird Feeder of Reston and the Reston Association.

Aug
27
8:00 am08:00

Mason Neck State Park, Lorton, VA

  • Mason Neck State Park

Meet leader Dixie Sommers at the Visitor’s Center parking where we’ll start by scanning the bay before we head into the woods and marshland.  This is a state park fee area requiring a pass or a $5.00 vehicle fee. Sponsored by ASNV

Sep
17
7:30 am07:30

Bright Pond, Reston VA

  • Bright Pond Lane Reston, VA, 20194 United States

This area always yields a variety of birds, with pond edge, field and woodland habitats. Sponsored by The Bird Feeder of Reston and the Reston Association.

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


Jun
13
6:00 am06:00

June Primaries

Elections are opportunities to elect conservation-minded officials. Both parties will hold a primary on June 13, 2017.  For statewide offices, voters will choose nominees for Governor, Lt. Governor and many members of the House of Delegates.

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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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