Great events coming up!

Here’s a calendar of events for the next month. Please join us if you can. For more information, contact us at 703-354-5093, email, or check the website at



NVCT’s Nearby Nature Photo Competition, submit your photos now until Oct. 31. See more information at DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO OCT. 31!


PEC-butterflies-BlossomsWed. Oct. 18  Birds, Butterflies, and Blossoms on the Blue Ridge–Managing your property for wildlife, biodiversity, and scenic beauty, 4 to 6 p.m., Piedmont Memorial Overlook, Paris, VA. The Blue Ridge Conservation Alliance is sponsoring this event on a 50-acre mountaintop preserve, along with NVCT and other organizations. Event is free, but reservations required, check online at

House at Oak HillSat. Oct. 21  Tour Historic Oak Hill, noon to 4 p.m., 4716 Wakefield Chapel Road, Annandale. The grounds of this colonial-era house are conserved by NVCT and Fairfax County. See the story at


Waggaman islandsWed. Nov. 15  The Health and Ecology of Hunting Creek, 7:30 p.m., Huntley Meadows Visitor Center, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria. Speaker is Dr. Kim de Mustert, George Mason University Department of Environmental Science and Policy. NVCT is a cosponsor with the Friends of Dyke Marsh, Potomac Riverkeeper Network, and Sierra Club’s Mount Vernon Group. See more about NVCT’s Hunting Creek property at


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