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Volunteer - Buffer Restoration Minnieville Rd
Wed, June 20, 10am to noon

Volunteer - Merrimac Farm Wildlife Garden
Saturday, June 16, 9am to noon
Saturday, July 7, 9am to noon

Friday, July 20, 9am to noon
Saturday, August 4, 9am to noon

Bird Walk at Merrimac Farm WMA
Last Sunday of every month beginning at 8:00am... except for December, when we host the Nokesville Christmas Bird Count.

Volunteer! Buffer Restoration at Minnieville Rd

Wed, June 20, 10 am to 12 pm

RSVP to alliance@, 703.499.4954

Where: Meet in the parking lot for K9 Gunner Dog Park, near the intersection of Minnieville Road and Colby Drive

Azure on AstersPWCAs Native Plant Buffer near K9 Gunner Memorial Dog Park has helped transform a barren slope from an environmental problem into an attractive buffer that showcases Virginia’s native plants.

We need your help to to keep this area looking beautiful and free from nonnative invasive plants! Please join us... it's lots of fun and there's a great return on your investment. Wear long pants and sturdy shoes.

Volunteer! Wildlife Garden at Merrimac Farm WMA

Sat, June 16, 9am to noon
Sat, July 7, 9am to noon
Fri, July 20 9 am to noon
Sat, Aug 4, 9 am to noon

RSVP appreciated to alliance@, 703.499.4954

Where: Meet at Merrimac Farm, Stone House, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville

MonardaHelp get the Wildlife Garden ready for spring and prep for the Annual Bluebell Festival!

The Wildlife Garden is a great area to watch wildlife, learn about native plants and pollinators, and get ideas for your own backyard.

On March 31, we will also be cleaning the Stone House. Every volunteer makes a difference, even if you just come once. Please wear longpants, long socks and sturdy shoes.

Bird Walks at Merrimac Farm

When: On the last Sunday of every month at 8am (except December when we sponsor the Nokesville Christmas Bird Count)

Where: Meet at Merrimac Farm, Stone House, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville

Phoebe by Julia FlanaganWe'll look for birds as we travel through the uplands to the edge of the floodplain, covering a variety of habitats, including open fields and woodland edges. Everyone is welcome.

Dress for the weather, bring binoculars and cameras. More info and RSVP (appreciated) to PWCA , 703.499.4954 or

View the bird list for Merrimac Farm HERE.


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Prince William Conservation Alliance is a nonprofit watershed organization serving Prince William and surrounding communities. We're working to explore, enjoy and protect our natural areas, and increase community involvement in stewardship opportunities.