Events

Seed Starting Workshop

Rockville Science Center Makerspace 33 Maryland Ave #F, Rockville, MD

Spring is just around the corner and now is a great time to plan for your summer garden. Join us to learn how to create a seed starting setup with lights and heating pads. We'll talk about growing media and special requirements that some seeds have to germinate. The class...

Speaker Event: Wildlife Corridors with Karen Russell

River Bottom Roster Cafe 10212 Governor Lane Blvd, Williamsport, MD

Wildlife Corridors: A Response to Climate Change & Biodiversity Loss in Maryland’s Appalachian Heart with Karen Russell, Founder of the Climate Change Working Group of Frederick County. One consequence of population growth has been the loss and fragmentation of habitat on which many plants and animals depend. Add to this...

Neabsco Creek Boardwalk Cleanup

On Saturday, March 2, 2024 (9:00 am – noon) we will be conducting a trash cleanup on Neabsco Creek and at the Neabsco Boardwalk in Woodbridge. Please register here and join us in cleaning up one of our local waterways. Registration includes completion of the PWC Department of Parks & Recreation waiver...

Native Plants of Freshwater Tidal Communities

Huntley Meadows Park, Alexandria, Va.

Join us on Sunday, March 3, at 3 p. m. for a presentation on the native plants of Northern Virginia’s freshwater tidal marshes by Nelson DeBarros, Vegetation Ecologist with the Fairfax County Park Authority. The talk will cover several area marshes and their plants, like wild rice, spatterdock and cattails....

Webinar: Why so salty? Freshwater Salinization – Trends and Regional Impacts

Virtual

Water, water everywhere! Earth is about 70% water, but only about 1% of that is considered accessible for direct human use. These freshwater sources, which are defined by their levels of salinity, are critical for drinking water and crop irrigation as well as providing habitats for freshwater aquatic plants and...

Spring Is in the Air! Turn Your Garden Into a Pollinator Paradise

Virtual

Join IPC for a Spring themed learning lab that will help congregations and individuals to turn their gardens into a pollinator paradise! We will hear from experts on ways you can create an oasis for pollinators this spring and the many ways it benefits our environment. We will also hear...

Tree Walk with Friends of Dyke Marsh

Belle Haven Park Alexandria, VA

Join FDM on Sunday, March 10, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for a tree walk led by Jim McGlone, an arborist and environmental educator, and learn about winter tree identification, forest ecology and any interesting things we find along the way. Meet at the Haul Road trail entrance. So everyone can hear and...

EPA ORD Healthy & Resilient Communities Webinar – Human Social Systems and Justice in the 5th U.S. National Climate Assessment

Virtual

Climate change impacts our health, environment, and economy, with differentiated effects on communities and peoples around the United States and the globe. Human activities have been the dominant driver of climate change and it is inextricably tied to a history of human development and decision-making from individuals to organizations to...

Mountain State Maple Days

In 2024, the Maple Day dates are February 17, 2024 and March 16, 2024. About Us The West Virginia Maple Syrup Producers Association helps West Virginia farmers connect with each other. Most of our farms focus on maple syrup and related products. However, some are exploring other tree syrups such...