The Botany of Desire (And How I Got Hooked on Native Orchids)


How do plants make a living? That question has propelled botanist Dennis Whigham for his nearly 47-year career with the Smithsonian. Orchids were especially bewitching. On Aug. 20, join Dennis for a journey of discovery through the orchid world. He’ll take you from their unlikely beginnings as “dust seeds,” to...

Capital Area Natural Resource Management Symposium

Reservoir Center 301 Water St SE, Washington, DC, United States

Join local natural resource managers and environmental professionals at this inaugural meeting to share and meet others in the region with similar scopes of work. During the day there will be a series of attendee-submitted talks focused on local natural resource management (broadly defined), restoration projects, socioecological work, and applied...

Ninth Annual Festival del Rio Anacostia

Bladensburg Waterfront Park MD

The Festival del Río Anacostia is an annual event at Bladensburg Waterfront Park. The purpose is to create a welcoming and inviting event that is engaging for a Spanish-speaking and Latino audience that creates positive connects to the river.


2024 Potomac Conference: Reeling in the Challenge of Aquatic Invasive Species

The River View at Occoquan 9751 Ox Rd, Lorton, VA, United States

The Call for Presentations and Posters is open for the 2024 Potomac River Conference: Reeling in the Challenge of Aquatic Invasive Species Details: October 17, 2024 River View at Occoquan in Lorton, VA. The conference will expound on the science, policy, and management of invasive fishes and other aquatic species in the Potomac...