The Piedmont Grassland Bird Initiative Undergoes an Exciting Name Change

Caption: From left to right: Celia Vuocolo, Private Lands Biologist (Quail Forever), October Greenfield, VGBI Co-Coordinator (The Piedmont Environmental Council), Jacob Gilley, Mid-Atlantic Sustainable Grazing Manager (American Farmland Trust), Amy Johnson, Program Director (Smithsonian’s Virginia Working Landscapes), and Justin Proctor, VGBI Coordinator (Smithsonian’s Virginia Working Landscapes). Photo by Hugh Kenny/PEC. We’ve renamed the Piedmont Grassland Bird Initiative! Now officially the […]

Join our Team! | Communications and Development Assistant

We’re excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for a Communications and Development Assistant until August 15, 2022. Please see below for more details, and feel free to pass this announcement on to anyone who might be interested in applying. Communications and Development Assistant  Location:  Front Royal, VA  Closing: August 15, 2022  Virginia Working Landscapes (VWL), a program of […]

Join our Team! | Smithsonian Environmental Justice Postdoctoral Fellow

We’re excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for a Smithsonian Environmental Justice Postdoctoral Fellow, starting on or before March 1, 2023. Please see below for more details, and feel free to pass this announcement on to anyone who might be interested in applying. Smithsonian Fellowships Focus on Climate Change and Environmental Justice Our planet faces unprecedented and […]

2022 Webinar | The Human Dimensions of Conservation

Thank you for joining us on May 25th for our 2022 Emerging Scientist Lecture: “The Human Dimensions of Conservation: How Private Lands Conservation Research Impacts Behavior.” This webinar featured Rachael Green, Smithsonian Research Fellow and Graduate Research Assistant at the Dayer Human Dimensions Lab at Virginia Tech, as she shared new research exploring the human dimensions of private lands conservation. […]

2022 Webinar | Conserving Endangered Plants with Scientific Collections

Thank you for joining us on April 28, 2022 for the webinar: “Conserving Endangered Plants with Scientific Collections” with guest speaker Gary Krupnick, Ph.D., Head of the Plant Conservation Unit in Dept. of Botany at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Museum scientific collections are remarkable and irreplaceable sources of information about biodiversity and the history of life on Earth, […]