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Stewardship Virginia Events

  • 05/28/2016. Seagrass Restoration. The Nature Conservancy, along with several partners in the Seaside Seagrass Community Restoration Program, is once again gearing up for the largest seagrass restoration project in the world. We are looking for 100 local volunteer snorkelers and water lovers to collect millions of eelgrass seeds offshore of Oyster, VA on the Eastern Shore. Fore more information, visit www.nature.org/seagrassrestoration. PLEASE check the website to verity the date in May. Pre-register with Jennifer to receive updated information about the event. The Nature Conservancy. Contact Jennifer Dalke, (540) 335-1302, jdalke@tnc.org.
  • 06/04/2016. Join us for The Nature Generation's Annual Catch and Count Creek Creatures Day at the Chapman DeMary Nature Trail. Families, youth groups and residents are invited to join water quality experts from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. to test the water in the South Fork Catoctin Creek in Purcellville. During this fun event, we will catch identify and count macroinvertebrates such as clams, water pennies, and mayflies. We will also be conducting turbidity tests, pick up trash to keep it from polluting the creek and plant native plants to help improve water quality and habitat. Wear shoes for hiking and clothes for the outdoors, as well as gloves for picking up trash. The trail is located at 355 North Hatch Ave., Purcellville, VA 20132. Parking and access is behind the building at 205 East Hirst Road, Purcellville, VA 20132. Visit www.NatGen.org. The Nature Generation. Contact Amie Ware, (540) 668-7738, aware@natgen.org.