Project FeederWatch is the easiest citizen science you will ever do! From the comfort of your home, you simply count the winter birds that visit your feeders and report your data to Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
The Fairfax County Planning Commission is preparing a comprehensive plan amendment to support natural landscaping at county facilities.
The National Park Service (NPS), George Washington Memorial Parkway office, is undertaking a planning process to decide on the future of the Claude Moore farm area of Turkey Run Park near McLean.
Virginia conservationists will gather in Richmond on October 11 and 12 for Virginia’s Environmental Assembly to discuss the challenges facing the state.
Virginians will elect the entire state legislature and many local officials on November 5. Between now and November 5 is the time to ask candidates at the state and local level how they intend to support conservation.
National Audubon is asking all conservation-minded citizens to urge their congressional representatives to support the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act.
What are the environmental challenges facing Virginia and its localities? Join your friends in Richmond on October 11 and 12 for the Virginia Environmental Assembly, sponsored by the Virginia Conservation Network.
The National Park Service (NPS), George Washington Memorial Parkway office, is undertaking a planning process to decide on the future of Claude Moore farm area of Turkey Run Park near McLean.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is developing an energy and climate action plan and expects to invite assistance from our local organizations, as Board Chair Sharon Bulova wrote to ASNV, “to encourage community engagement and input . . . it is encouraging that the Audubon Society of Northern Virginia is willing to assist in the creation of the plan.” The schedule and next steps have not been announced.
On April 2, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and the Fairfax County School Board formed a joint task force to discuss ways to collaborate on initiatives related to climate and energy, called the Joint Environmental Task Force (JET). Members of both the Board of Supervisors and the School Board will serve on this committee.
ASNV efforts succeeded in convincing Arlington County officials to alter plans for two proposed bike paths that would have run through designated conservation areas in Glencarlyn and Barcroft Parks.
Robin Duska leads this walk for the Audubon Society of Northern Virginia.
Phil Silas leads this walk sponsored by the Northern Virginia Bird Club.
Toby Hardwick leads this walk sponsored by ASNV.
Larry Cartwright leads this walk sponsored by ASNV.
Joanne and David Bauer lead this walk sponsored by the Reston Association, The Bird Feeder of Reston and ASNV.
Dixie Sommers and Tom Nardone lead this walk sponsored by the Northern Virginia Bird Club.