PVAS offers a wide range of programs and activities that are aimed at promoting greater understanding and appreciation of the natural world for youth, adults, and families such as field trips to natural areas, summer camps, monthly lectures, school programs and many others.

Recent News

Click on the blue links below to find out more about any of these programs.

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.  Here is a list of all IMBD events.

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 calendar 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?

Program Updates

The 2014 Master Naturalist Schedule and more information about the program is available! Click here for the whole schedule.

Check out the Potomac Valley Nature Writer's Group next selection here!

Natural History Workshops! 
PVAS offers many workshops during the year.  The 2014 events can be found in the Calendar of Events. More are added frequently.  

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 May 14, 2014 at NCTC.

Support PVAS

Federal Employees can support PVAS through the Combined Federal Campaign:  CFC#29061.

You can also support PVAS using the Donate Now or Other Ways to Give icons in the menu bar.

Download PVAS calendar

Download a printable calendar of events to keep informed about all the many PVAS activities. Details of these events can also be viewed on our Online Events Calendar.

Subscribe to PVAS Email Updates

We send email updates to keep you abreast of the wide range of programs and activities sponsored by PVAS. Sign up to receive the latest news and information on our upcoming events.

Upcoming events

Thursday, April 03, 2014 7:00 PM • NCTC
Friday, April 25, 2014 7:30 AM • Harper's Ferry National Park, North Schoolhouse Ridge
Saturday, April 26, 2014 7:30 AM • Shannonedale Springs Wildlife Management Area
Sunday, April 27, 2014 8:00 AM • Hagerstown City Park
Monday, April 28, 2014 9:30 AM • Yankauer Nature Preserve



          © 2014 Potomac Valley Audubon Society

              P.O. Box 578 • Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443
              phone // 304-676-3397

Kristin Alexander, Executive Director
phone // 304-676-3397 

Ellen Murphy, Program Director
phone // 304-676-8739 

Krista Hawley, Adult Program Coordinator
phone // 304-876-8471
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