Newsletter archive 2017

January 2017: Three new conservation easements donated in Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties; what we’re following in the General Assembly; the wisdom of Aldo Leopold from our Sand County Almanac read-a-thon.

February 2017: A valentine from the land; Chef Cathal Armstrong, leader in local farm-to-table cooking, is speaker at March conservation lunch; NVCT co-sponsor for environmental advocacy workshop April 18.

March 2017: NVCT celebrates 23rd birthday; new conservation land in Alexandria; Mar. 30 lunch; April volunteer opportunities; #TREEmendousApril.

April 2017: Happy Earth Day!; Conservation lunch event wrap-up; more on #TREEmendousApril.

May 2017: NVCT focus on Chesapeake watershed; helping save historic property in Alexandria; meeting with Congressional delegation; and birdsongs.

June 2017: Recent work in the Chesapeake watershed; how donor gifts help save nearby nature; new board member; invasive management education.

July 2017: Summer in the heronry; Chesapeake watershed facts; our high school intern; benefits of tree planting.

September 2017: Photo contest underway; read about new Executive Director Alan Rowsome, new Fund Development Coordinator Greg Meyer, and our volunteer and summer intern; and see our upcoming events.

October 17, 2017: Photo contest deadline Oct. 31; link to NVCT survey; pix from Hunting Creek Kayak Cleanup; United Way and CFC designation codes; and upcoming events including talk about ecology of Hunting Creek.

November 20, 2017: Announcing winners of our Nearby Nature Photo Contest;NVCT’s 100th conservation easement protects 90 acres in Fairfax County next to the Manassas National Battlefield Park; seven conservation properties added to the Chesapeake String of Pearls Project; and the read-a-thon of A Sand County Almanac set for Jan. 14.

December 15, 2017: Aldo Leopold Read-a-thon Jan. 14; save the date for 2018 lunch focusing on the connection between land conservation and water March 15; your gift to NVCT is a gift to the community; reflections from our UMW intern; working with Little Hunting Creek community on NVCT land; and use our CFC number during open enrollment.