Bill Young will lead us in four two-hour sessions examining a variety of bird behaviors, including avian feeding, reproduction, migration, visual and auditory displays, and more. Each session will feature video, audio, and photographs to help people to learn about the many aspects of bird behavior.
The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is actively promoting Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), working with volunteers to trap feral cats, spay or neuter them, vaccinate them against rabies and distemper and give them a basic checkup, then eartipping and releasing them back to the location they were originally trapped.... Although this program may sound like a humane way to address a feral cat problem, it is not....
The Virginia General Assembly will meet twice in April: April 11, to finalize the biennial budget, and April 18, to vote on Governor Ralph Northam’s vetoes. Auduboners should weigh in with state legislators soon.
Comment Deadline: May 28
The Fairfax County Park Authority is extending the public comment period for the Lake Accotink Park master plan revision through May 28, 2018. FCPA presented lake management options to the community in May 2016 and held a January 22, 2018 community meeting, attended by more than 100 citizens.
Let our Virginia U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, Representatives Don Beyer, Gerry Connolly, Barbara Comstock and Robert Wittman know that the proposed fiscal year 2019 Trump administration budget does not advance conservation.
The Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board recently unanimously approved a draft regulation to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and connect Virginia to a carbon-trading network of nine other states.
National Audubon urges members to contact Members of Congress and encourage them “to uphold and support America’s conservation programs.” Visit Action Audubon. National Audubon is also fighting efforts to weaken the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
This weekend shorebird trip is full. Call or email Ray Smith to check on wait list possibility. 571-286-7856 or firstname.lastname@example.org