Calendar of Events
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Monarchs and their amazing migration to Mexico are in peril for many reasons. Learn about the monarch life cycle, migration, cycle, how you can attract them to your home garden or favorite public space, and how to raise them to send them on their fall journey. Resources for milkweed and garden design also included.
The Northern Virginia Bird Club sponsors this Wednesday walk. Meet leaders Dixie Sommers and Larry Cartwright on the west (South Kings Highway) side to walk the paved trail through woods and fields to the marsh area.
Meet leader Kris Lansing at the bridge entrance to the Island, just off the main parking lot. The island has footpaths and boardwalk through wooded and marsh terrain. Sponsored by ASNV.
The next Audubon Afternoon will be held on September 30 from 3 to 5 PM, with informal gathering starting at 2:30. It will be held in the auditorium/cafeteria at the National Wildlife Federation. Our program will be provided by Secret Garden Birds and Bees, which will present “A Year in the Life of an Owl.”
The Big Sit! is an annual, international, noncompetitive birding day sponsored by Bird Watcher's Digest and Swarovski Optics. This family fun event was founded by the New Haven (Connecticut) Bird Club to promote birds and the birding community.
Our kinglets and sparrows should be making appearances! Join the walk led by Dixie Sommers in this new location situated adjacent to the beautiful Marumsco Creek and Occoquan Bay National Water Reserve. Sponsored by ASNV.