Prince William Conservation Alliance

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Volunteer! Spring Cleaning at the Stone House and Wildlife Garden
Saturday, April 1, 9am to noon
Saturday, April 8, 9am to noon

Bluebell Festival at Merrimac Farm WMA!
Sunday, April 9, 10am to 4pm

Land Use 101 Workshop
Friday, April 28, 9am to 2:30pm

PWCA Open House
Monday, May 22, 5:30 to 7pm

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

Questions? Contact PWCA at 703.490.5200, alliance@pwconserve.org

Wildlife Garden - Getting Ready for Spring

When: Saturday, April 1, 9am to noon, and...

Saturday, April 8, 9am to noon

Where: Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville 20181, directions

Spring BeautiesSpring cleaning at the Wildlife Garden! With your help, we created an area at Merrimac Farm WMA where people and the environment can come together as one.

Come help us get the garden ready for spring blooms or spruce up the Stone House so it looks great at the Bluebell Festival on April 9. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and long socks.

Questions to alliance@ pwconserve.org or 703-499-4954. RSVP appreciated.

Read more about Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area HERE.

Bluebell Festival at Merrimac Farm WMA

When: Sunday, April 9, 10am to 4pm

Where: Merrimac Farm WMA, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville 20181, directions

Spring BeautiesPlease join us to welcome spring, celebrate nature close to home and meet local organizations and people who are working to improve our community.

With some of the best Northern Virginia naturalists leading tours and activities, we're looking forward to a special day at an outstanding natural area.

Click HERE to view the tour schedule and topics.

Free of charge and family friendly! Questions? Contact us at alliance@ pwconserve.org or 703-499-4954.

Land Use 101

When: Friday, April 28, from 9am to 2:30pm

Where: Prince William Area Realtors, 4545 Daisy Reid Ave, Woodbridge 22192, directions

Free of Charge
Lunch is Provided
RSVP Required
alliance@ pwconserve.org 703.499.4954

Sponsored by:
Spring Beauties
Spring Beauties

Stormwater pipeA workshop for homeowners, civic groups, realtors and others interested in planning for a bright future.

Agenda:

Welcome
The Honorable Ruth Anderson, Prince William Board of County Supervisors, Occoquan District

Planning: The Big Picture
Charlie Grymes, Chair, Prince William Conservation Alliance

The Role of Elected Officials
The Honorable Marty Nohe, Prince William Board of County Supervisors, Coles District

The ABCs of Land Use Planning
Rebecca Horner, Planning Director, Prince William County

What Happens to the Trees? Buffers, Landscaping, and
Open Space
Julie Flanagan, Arborist, Prince William County Watershed Management

Stormwater: Practical Tips for Homeowners, Developers, and Realtors
Marc Aveni, Branch Chief, Prince William County Environmental Services

Cluster Development
John McBride, Attorney, Odin, Feldman & Pittleman

Conservation Wordbook, Charlie Grymes, Chair, Prince William Conservation Alliance

PWCA Open House

When: Monday, May 22, 5:30 to 7pm

Where: Prince William Conservation Alliance, 2241F Tackett's Mill Drive, Woodbridge, directions

Stormwater pipewith special guest Kevin Rose, VA Dept. of Game & Inland Fisheries

Our Open House is free of charge, everyone is welcome. For more information, contact us at alliance@pwconserve.org or 703-499-4954.

Bird Walks at Merrimac Farm

When: On the last Sunday of every month at 8am

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

House Finch in the coldWe'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 alliance@pwconserve.org.

View the bird list for Merrimac Farm HERE.

 

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.
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.