by KC Walters, PVAS Conservation & Land Manager In recent years, my dad, grandmom and I have started taking a winter vacation. Last month, we flew to Wyoming, spent a few days in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and then went skiing in Jackson Hole. It was amazing! My camera was glued to my […]
On February 27th, Deb Hale led a morning bird walk on Virginius Island in Harpers Ferry. Deb wrote the following report after the walk, which yielded many sightings. The report has been lightly edited. The promise of mild weather brought folks out this morning, but guess what? Despite the relatively late start time of 8:30, […]
by KC Walters, PVAS Conservation & Land Manager When I was 16, I attempted to ferment food waste to produce ethanol as an alternative fuel. This project took me all the way to victory with a shiny blue ribbon in chemistry at the Virginia State Science Fair. Years later, I realized all I had produced […]
PVAS has a new app! Our new progressive web application (PWA for short) allows users to conveniently access our website from their phone, without opening a browser and typing in the web address every time. Use the PWA as shortcut to stay up to date with our calendar of programs and access other website features. […]
Alex Tsiatsos’s well-written and beautifully-illustrated article on birding with PVAS offers a glimpse into the allure of the practice. Featured are anecdotes of PVAS-affiliated birders like William Telfair, who has had a lifelong interest in birds and has taken birding trips around the world. PVAS is pleased to count bird walk leaders Christine Densmore and […]
James Dillon of Native Havens, LLC has shared his Design Considerations-Functionality of Plants in a Garden presentation and his plant list. Thank you James! James Dillon, PCH has been studying plants and working in the landscaping industry for over 15 years. He studied Biology at East Carolina University gaining a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry. In his studies he developed an appreciation for the benefits […]
We are pleased to announce that Ariana Hagenau has joined us as a VISTA and Garret Wren and Emily Noel are joining us thorugh Lifebridge AmeriCorps.
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