In the spring of 2020, the spread of COVID-19 meant that in-person programs and field trips posed too much of a risk for staff, volunteers and participants. However, that did not mean we could not enjoy and learn about nature in a virtual way. Below are links to recordings of Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy’s virtual walks and programs.
Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird
Based on Katie Fallon’s recent book with the same title, this virtual presentation covers the life and times of the noble Turkey Vulture, including its feeding, nesting, and roosting habits, migratory behaviors, and common misconceptions.
JK Black Oak Wildlife Sanctuary Virtual Tour: Fall 2020
Joe Coleman gives a tour of some of the special features of JK Black Oak Wildlife Sanctuary.
Fascinating Facts About Bears
Join Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy’s Jenny Swiggart as she discusses the many interesting facts about bears native to the area.
Stream Side with the Loudoun Wildlife Stream Monitoring Program
Due to COVID-19, we have greatly reduced participation in the Stream Monitoring Program but you can still join us virtually through this series of stream-side videos we recorded in September.
HOA Native Plant Landscape Tour: River Creek
Visit Confluence Park at the River Creek community and see how the park has been rejuvenated over the last few years using native plant landscaping.
Virtual HOA Native Plant Landscape Tour: Broadlands
Join us on a tour of the native plant demonstration garden, the common area and home landscapes led by Broadlands volunteer, Oya Simpson.
Dragonflies and Damselflies of Loudoun County: An Introduction
Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy’s Allison Gallo and Bryan Henson present a fun and educational virtual program exploring these fascinating insects including seeing them up close.
Virtual HOA Native Plant Landscape Tour: Willowsford Conservancy
Join Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy and Willowsford Conservancy Executive Director Iris Gestram on a tour of their native plant wet meadow and native plant demonstration garden.
Native Plant Garden Design and Tools with Susan Abraham
Join landscape designer Susan Abraham on an enlightening and entertaining walk through the front woodland area, pollinator garden and meadow at her Waterford home.
Snakes Alive: an Introduction to the Snakes of Loudoun County
Join naturalist Amphibian Monitoring Lead, Jenny Swiggart, for this Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy program to learn and explore the fascinating aspects about the various species native to our area.
Virtual Ashburn Village HOA Native Plant Landscape Tour
Join us on a virtual tour with landscape designer John Magee of the beautiful native plant installations around Tippecanoe and Beech Lakes in Ashburn.
25th Anniversary Annual Meeting
Hear about the state of the organization, see the awards presentation, and learn something new from the keynote address by Wildlife Biologist and bee specialist, Sam Droege.
Virtual Spring Wildflower Nature Walk
Come on a virtual walk with John DeMary, well known local naturalist and retired teacher, at Ball’s Bluff Regional Park to see the forest as it reemerges from its winter sleep.