Wildlife In Winter Workshop

Virginia Working Landscapes hosted the workshop, “Winter Wildlife Habitat,” at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) on November 22, 2019. The morning included lectures from Dr. Amy Johnson (Virginia Working Landscapes) and Dr. T’ai Roulson (Blandy Experimental Farm) on topics such as how to support overwintering birds, what pollinators need during winter months, and how you can help wildlife in […]

The Buzz On Bugs: A Free Lecture And Film Screening

Virginia Working Landscapes hosted the free event, “The Buzz on Bugs,” at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute on June 13, 2019. We were proud to host emerging scientist, Dr. Ashley Kennedy (co-creator of the crowd-sourced project “What Do Birds Eat?” and protégé of the renowned authorDoug Tallamy) as she discussed the findings of her work studying bird diets. Afterwards, we screened the […]

VWL SUMMARY: REGIONAL GRAZING CONFERENCE

Regional Grazing ConferenceMountains-to-the-Bay Grazing AllianceThursday, January 11, 2018 VWL aims to stay up to date on the most prevalent topics surrounding landscape ecology and management. In attending the Regional Grazing Conference, VWL staff learned about regenerative grazing practices and the important role microbes play in soil health. The conference began with a lecture from keynote speaker Gabe Brown, a North Dakota […]