PWCA
Prince William Conservation Alliance
Inspiring action and working together to create sustainable communities for all.

 
Bleeding heartsTrees on Tap - Wildflower Hotspots
Monday, April 22, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Water's End Brewery, Read more.
Box turtleCitizen Science is for the Birds: the Nokeville Christmas Bird Count
The Nokesville survey circle, sponsored by PWCA, was held on Sunday, December 23, beginning at 7am. Click here to read more about the count and how you can participate in 2019.

PWCA Honors Local Conservation Heros
Jim Waggener receives 2018 Wildlife Champion Award ... Nancy Vehrs receives 2018 Heart of Gold Award! Jim and Nancy's long-term support has helped conserve important natural areas. Their enthusiasm and knowledge has encouraged generations of naturalists of all ages. Read more...

Rural Crescent Update
Following several community meetings where Prince William residents expressed their strong support to the Rural Crescent, the Planning Office announced they would delay their report for the Comprehensive Plan Amendment until spring 2019 or later. Read more...


Catalogue for PhilanthropyPWCA Named ‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits by the Catalogue for Philanthropy
PWCA is delighted to be recognized by the Catalogue for Philanthropy. Since 2002, our work has opened doors to community action, from reclaiming native habitats to support for smart growth initiatives. “People want to know where to give and they need trusted information, says Bob Wittig, Executive Director of the Catalogue for Philanthropy.

Blueprint map2018 Blueprint for Better Transportation in Northern Virginia
PWC partnered with other regional conservation groups and prepared a plan describing where we should grow and how investing in the right transportation projects can steer that growth. The Blueprint identifies some specific projects in Prince William that can shape future growth to match the Mobility vision in the county’s Strategic Plan. Read more...

Redbud TreeMid-County Parks & Estate Homes - Not Initiated but Not Gone Either
On March 6, Supervisors considered the proposed initiation of a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA) for 320 acres in the Rural Crescent, between Bristow Road and Route 234. This proposal, Mid-County Parks & Estate Homes, asked for approval to build 118 new homes, more than triple the allowed density for Rural Crescent properties. Click here to read more...

WHAT'S HAPPENING
Trumpet honeysuckleWildlife Garden Work Days at Merrimac Farm
Saturday, April 27, 9 am to 12 pm
Saturday, May 11, 9 am to 12 pm
Saturday, May 19, 1 pm to 3 pm

Common Wood Nymph2019 Annual Butterfly Count Manassas Circle
Saturday, July 20, 10am
Read more about the previous survey... .

Butterfly Identification Workshop - Brush Up for the 2019 Butterfly Count
Saturday, July 13, 1 to 3pm

GoldfinchBird Walks at Merrimac Farm WMA
...on the last Sunday of every month
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2019 Bluebell Festival at Merrimac Farm WMA!!
BluebellsSunday, April 14, 2019. Read more here and view photos on Facebook here.

Zebra Swallowtail Northern Virginia Nature Guide
Find out who's living in your backyard

BluebirdBluebird Trails at Merrimac Farm & Chinn Park

Virginia Scenic BywaysVirginia Scenic Byways for PWC: A Little Something to Brag About
Nearly 40 miles of roads in Prince William are now included in Virginia's network of Scenic Byways status. Why should you care? More...

Merrimac Farm is a great place to visit rain or shine.Merrimac Farm Trail Map

Merrimac Farm is a great place to visit rain or shine.The Occoquan Watershed and Your Drinking Water Supply

Catalogue for PhilanthropyPrince William Conservation Alliance
P.O. Box 6351, 2241F Tackett's Mill Drive, Woodbridge, Virginia 22195
703.499.4954, alliance(at)pwconserve.org