Click on the blue links below to find out more about any of these programs.PVAS's 13th annual This Race Is For The Birds is set for Saturday April 5, 2014. Mark your calendars for this fantastic opportunity to run on the beautiful trails of the National Conservation Training Center. Registration is open. You can volunteer to help, too!
Birding 101 is a great introduction to birds, their habits, and their habitats! The class begins in April.
PVAS will be celebrating International Migratory Bird Day in early May. Events include special programs and speakers, a Birdathon, and Big Sits. Find out more details by clicking on the blue links.
It's Time For Camp! Registration for Audubon Discovery Camp for everyone is now open and you'll find direct links to the sessions on the camp page! The camp flyer which lists all the sessions for easy viewing is also available. Scholarships are available!
Just a reminder...in this part of the US, you want to keep using insect repellent when out and about in the woods all year round. Ticks in this area can carry Lyme Disease and mosquitoes can carry West Nile Virus. Why give them the chance to bite you?
The 2014 Master Naturalist Schedule and more information about the program is available! Click here for the whole schedule.
Annual Christmas Bird Counts
have been held recently. Results are here!
the Potomac Valley Nature Writer's Group next selection here
Natural History Workshops!
PVAS offers many workshops during the year. The 2014 events will be announced soon!
Our Next PVAS Monthly Program
PVAS's monthly programs are held at 7 p.m, on the second Wednesday of most months, at NCTC. Our next meeting will be held on March 12, 2014 at NCTC Room 151 in Instructional West. Clark Dixon, local Master Naturalist, will present on Vernal Pools and how they act as habitat for many living creatures.
Federal Employees can support PVAS through the Combined Federal Campaign: CFC#29061.
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