Click on the blue links below to find out more about any of these programs.
Information about the Master Naturalist Program and applications and scholarship forms for the 2015 class are now available on our Master Naturalist page.
Race For The Birds 2015 is now open for registration! Please visit our race website to register. www.raceforthebirds.org
If you are planning to visit Eidolon Nature Preserve, you will want to know the hunting schedule for this year. Hunting is allowed on the property beginning later in November although no hunting occurs on Sundays. The schedule is posted on the Eidolon Nature Preserve page on this website or find it here.
Although hummingbirds are moving to warmer climates this time of year, you can always start planning for their return by working on creating a great habitat for them. More information is on our Backyard Naturalist: Habitats page or at this link, provided by a young birding enthusiast.PVAS
has lots of teacher resources and new ones are being posted regularly. Teachers are encouraged to check out our Educational Programs
Job Opportunities. PVAS often has need for part-time program instructors. More information can be found on our Job Opportunities page.
Just a reminder...in this part of the US, you want to keep using insect repellent when out in the woods and grassy fields all year round. Ticks in this area can carry Lyme Disease and mosquitoes can carry West Nile Virus. Why give them a chance to bite you?
Are you looking for a good nature book? Check out some suggestions here!
Natural History Workshops!
PVAS offers many workshops during the year. The 2014 events can be found in the Events Calendar
. More are added frequently.
Our Next PVAS Monthly Program
PVAS's next monthly program will be held on January 14 at 7 p.m, at Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville. Please see hospiceotp.org for directions to their new facility. Steve Carroll, Director of Public Programs at the State Arboretum of VA and Blandy Experimental Farm will be presenting on Attracting Pollinators to Your Yard and Gardent; How and Why.
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.
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to keep informed about all the many PVAS activities. Details of these events can also be viewed on our Online Events Calendar.
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