Latest Past Events

Native Meadow Walk at the Piedmont Memorial Overlook

Join The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) and Smithsonian’s Virginia Working Landscapes (VWL) for a native meadow walk at PEC’s Piedmont Memorial Overlook to learn about native plant identification, pollinators, songbirds and meadow management! About the Overlook The Piedmont Memorial Overlook sits adjacent to Sky Meadows State Park within a large block of privately and publicly protected land along the Blue Ridge Mountains that […]

Intro to Sedges

The Clifton Institute

Sedges are one of the most diverse and ecologically important plant groups in Virginia. There are 201 species just in the genus Carex in the state! But what are sedges and how can they be identified? Join us and our partners at the Clifton Institute for an Intro to Sedges event on May 11th, 2024 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. […]

Upcoming Webinar: Emerging Scientist Lecture

Upcoming Webinar: Emerging Scientist Lecture featuring Jordan Coscia, Wednesday April 3rd at 4:00pm Join Virginia Working Landscapes’ Graduate Research Fellow Jordan Coscia as she reveals preliminary findings from her research on recognizing and restoring Virginia’s Northern Piedmont Grasslands. Please register for this free event. Jordan, a PhD student at Virginia Tech and VWL Graduate Research Fellow, is conducting research on […]