|News and Highlights
- Birdathon 2015! Our Birdathon is one of the biggest fundraising events that Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy has to raise money for environmental education programs and conservation efforts. The money you raise (or contribute) is a critical part of our success. You can participate in the birdathon by forming your own birding team and raising money or by sponsoring one of the teams.
- Audubon at Home Wildlife Sanctuary Program: Certify your home with us as a wildlife sanctuary! All the steps and certification guidelines are here and we can even help by sending an Audubon Ambassador to your home for consultation.
Summary of Upcoming Events
- Morven Park Nature Walk — Sunday, April 5, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
- Monarch Butterflies: The Great Migration Underway — Thursday, April 9, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., North Gate Vineyards.
- Birding Banshee ― Saturday, April 11, 8:00 a.m.
- Spring Wildflowers ― Saturday, April 11, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Balls Bluff.
- Native Bees —Sunday, April 12, 2:00 p.m., Morven Park.
- Native Plant Sale — Saturday, April 18, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Morven Park.
- Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival ― Saturday, April 18, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 19, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- The Wood Turtle in Virginia: Conservation of a Slow-Moving Species in a Rapidly Changing Landscape —Thursday, April 23, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Morven Park.
- Birding the Blue Ridge Center — Saturday, April 25, 8:00 a.m.
- Birding in Algonkian Nature Preserve — Saturday, April 25, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
- League of Women Voters of Loudoun County Annual Meeting — Saturday, April 25, 11:30 a.m.
- Earthday@Loudoun — Sunday, April 26, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Willow Creek Farm
|Special Thanks to the Dulles Greenway for their generous donation from their annual "Drive for Charity"
March is the time for mass migrations of amphibians like this Spotted Salamander. Watch the roads & help a friend cross if you can. Photo by Nicole Hamilton.
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- Rachel Carson
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