Click on the blue links below to find out more about any of these programs. Click here to see a printable version of the Events Calendar.
Welcome Rick Allison, PVAS's Lifebridge
AmeriCorps member for the next year! We still have one position available, but it must be filled very quickly. Positions will provide outreach and
education to youth in Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan Counties in West
Virginia. More details are here.
Did you know that our PVAS Nature Explore Backpacks, found at several local libraries for free checkout, will be getting Spanish activity guides in the next few weeks? We're excited to be able to provide them!
Volunteer for United Way's Day of Caring on September 15 at Stauffer's Marsh or Yankauer Nature Preserve! Help us during our biggest preserves work day of the year. Lunch is provided to all volunteers! Click HERE for details.
All PVAS Volunteers are requested to log their volunteer hours online! Our VISTA, Melanie Snyder, can help you get started. If you already have an account, the Volgistics portal is here.
If you find
an injured wild animal and want to know what to do, some information is here
. If you need assistance, contact Diana Mullis, Wildlife Rescue Coordinator 304-754-3753 or email@example.com
Teachers! PVAS has lots of teacher resources and new ones are being posted regularly. Teachers are encouraged to check out our Educational Programs and our StoryWalk website. And why not apply to be a WV Sustainable School!
Job Opportunities. PVAS often has need for part-time program instructors. More information can be found on our Job Opportunities page.Just a reminder
...in this part of the US, you want to keep using insect repellent when out in the woods and grassy fields all year round
. Ticks in this area can carry Lyme Disease and mosquitoes can carry West Nile Virus. Why give them a chance to bite you?
Are you looking for a good nature book? Check out some suggestions here!Natural History Workshops!
PVAS offers many workshops during the year. The 2015 events can be found in the Events Calendar
. More are added frequently.
Our Next PVAS Monthly Program
PVAS's next monthly program will be held on Wednesday, September 9th at 7 p.m, at Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville (GPS: Hospice Lane is opposite the Food Lion, 50 Coast Guard Dr., Kearneysville WV (on old Route 9), not the old location in Martinsburg). Please see hospiceotp.org for directions to their new facility. Dr. Diana Gaviria and Jennifer Beamer-Hutson, from the Berkeley County Health Department, will be presenting on the threats posed locally to public health by mosquitoes and ticks.
Federal Employees can support PVAS through the Combined Federal Campaign: CFC#29061.
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