Upcoming Events

November 13, 2019 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Location: Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Auditorium, 1500 Remount Road, Front Royal, Virginia
Category: Seminar

Virginia Working Landscapes is hosting a lecture featuring Shayan Ghajar, PhD Candidate at Virginia Tech, who will present his current research exploring native warm season grasses for equine forage and conservation benefits.

The evening will also feature special guest, Mike Maslanka, Dept. of Nutrition Science at Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, who will present on “Use of Native Warm Season Grasses with Exotic Hoofstock – Our History and our Hopes.”

This event is free and registration is required to get to enter SCBI. Click on the link below to register. Please note, no pets allowed at SCBI. If you have any questions about the event, feel free to email or call us at, 540-635-0038.


November 22, 2019 09:00 am - 02:00 pm
Location: Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, 1500 Remount Road, Front Royal, Virginia
Category: Workshops

Join Virginia Working Landscapes for an informative workshop to learn how to optimize your property to promote habitat for native biodiversity through our coldest winter months!

The morning will include lectures from:

Dr. Amy Johnson, Virginia Working Landscapes, on how to support overwintering birds.

Dr. T’ai Roulston, Blandy Experimental Farm, on what pollinators need during the winter months and how you can help.


The afternoon will include a field trip to (address provided closer to event date for registered attendees) to see some of the winter habitat features discussed in the presentations.

More details coming soon....but don't wait to reserve your seat! Event is Free but registration is required.

Please note: No pets allowed at SCBI


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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
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Front Royal, Virginia 22630
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