Upcoming Events

March 31, 2019 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Location: Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute - Auditorium, 1500 Remount Road, Front Royal, Virginia
Category: Uncategorized

Please join us for VWL's Annual Meeting!. This is a free and public event where attendees can connect with VWL staff, collaborative partners, and one another as we review VWL's accomplishments from 2018. Several presentations and a poster session will collectively summarize our program's activities and partnerships while highlighting the importance of information-sharing for moving conservation forward.

April 13, 2019 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: The Clifton Institute, 6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton, Virginia
Category: Workshops

Sketching in a journal can be a fun way of recording your travel or hiking experiences.  Taught by Armand Cabera, this class will focus on basic techniques for sketching in pen and pencil. Participants will be shown fundamental methods that can, with continued practice, lead to successfully drawing anything through direct observation. Cost $10 per person, at the door. Registration required. 

April 21, 2019 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: Sky Meadows State Park - Carriage Barn in Historic Area, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, Virginia
Category: Workshops

What's that buzzing? Meet with local apiarists Doug and Ramona Morris of the Beekeepers of Northern Shenandoah (BONS) and discover the art of Apiculture (a.k.a. Beekeeping). See the park's apiary and learn how to set up and care for your own hives using historic and modern agricultural techniques. This monthly program series examines all aspects of beekeeping from hive construction to honey extraction. Cost $5 per car for park entrance/parking (no additional charge for the event).

September 27, 2019 12:00 am - September 29, 2019 11:59 pm
Location: Holiday Inn Blue Ridge Shadows, 111 Hospitality Drive, Front Royal, Virginia

The 2019 Virginia Native Plant Society Annual Meeting and Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Blue Ridge Shadows in Front Royal, Virginia on September 27 – 29.

More information and registration details will be posted as soon as it is available. 

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Virginia Working Landscapes
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
1500 Remount Road
Front Royal, Virginia 22630
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