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This site was last updated on:
July 31, 2014
 

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News and Highlights
  • Help Bring Back the Monarch! Monarchs are coming through our area now! Learn more about what you can do to help Monarchs and other pollinators by creating a Monarch Waystation. It's also a lot of fun to raise and release them through the summer!
  • Audubon at Home Wildlife Sanctuary Program: Certify your home with us as a wildlife sanctuary! All the steps and certification guidelines are here and we can even help by sending an Audubon Ambassador to your home for consultation.

Summary of Upcoming Events

  • Let’s Count Butterflies! ― Saturday, August 2, 9:00 a.m. [rain date, Sunday August 3rd]
  • Youth Adventure Day at Banshee Reeks — Wednesday, August 6, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • The Magic of Monarchs — Wednesday, August 6, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Cascades Library.
  • Birding Banshee — Saturday, August 9, 8:00 a.m.
  • Milkweed Plant Sale — Saturday, August 9, 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Monarch Rearing Class — Saturday, August 9, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Celebrate Butterfly Month at 868 Estate Vineyards ― Sunday, August 10.
  • Visit Us at the Lucketts Fair ― Saturday and Sunday, August 16 – 17, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Birding the Blue Ridge Center — Saturday, August 23, 8:00 a.m.
  • Milkweed Seed Pod Collection — Saturday, August 23, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Plant Communities —Wednesday, August 27, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • A Hummingbird Evening — Friday, August 29.
   
Special Thanks to the Dulles Greenway for their generous donation from their annual "Drive for Charity"

Gray Treefrog - well camouflaged - often heard calling through summer. Photo by Nicole Hamilton.

 

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