´╗┐Prince William Conservation Alliance

´╗┐Community Report, April 17 2019

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Wildflower Hotspots - Trees on Tap
Earth Day, Monday April 22, from 6:30 to 8:30pm at Water's End Brewery, 12425 Dillingham Square, Lake Ridge

View beautiful photos of beautiful wildflowers and find out where you can see them for yourself. Share your favorite wildflower watching story and site. Have a beer with friends and toast Earth Day. What could be better?

Spring in Virginia is a magical time of year when nature bursts with life after a winter slumber. Wildflowers bring color to our woodlands for a short window of time. Catch a glimpse of what the outdoors has to offer in the world of wildflowers with Nancy Vehrs, president of the Virginia Native Plant Society.

The Rural Crescent Part Deux - Rural Area Visions
Sponsored by the PWC Committee of 100 on Tuesday, April 23 at the 
Wyndham Hotel, 10800 Vandor Lane, Manassas. The 7pm dinner (optional) is $30 for members/$35 non-members; RSVP to Bel O'Neill, bel@ask-bel.com. The forum opens at 7:45pm and is free of charge.

For 20 years Prince William County has had the Rural Crescent in place. What are possible options for the next twenty years?

With Panelists:

  • Tom Eitler, Senior Vice President, Urban Land Institute
  • Mark Granville Smith, President, Classic Concept Builder
  • Leslie Dawley, Owner, Burnside Tulip Farm
  • Moderator: Sharon Pandak, Partner, Greehan, Taves & Pandak

Wildlife Garden Work Days

Merrimac Farm WMA, Stone House, 15014 Deepwood Lane, Nokesville

Sat, April 27 from 9am to noon 

Sat, May 11 from 9 to noon 

Sun, May 19 from 1 to 3pm 

Minnieville Road Buffer, meet at K9 Gunner Dog Park near the intersection of Minnieville Road and Colby Drive, Woodbridge
Sun, May 5, 1 to 3pm

RSVP for both sites appreciated to alliance@pwconserve.org, 703.490.5200

What a lovely way to spend a morning! The Wildlife Garden is a great area to watch wildlife, learn about native plants and pollinators, and get ideas for your own backyard. We need your help to keep nonnative plants in check to maintain high quality habitat for the birds, bees, and butterflies.

Support PWCA today! Your tax deductible donation supports these and other community programs and helps protect green open spaces close to home. For more information, please email alliance@pwconserve.org or call 703.490.5200.