Click on the blue links below to find out more about any of these programs. Click here to see a printable version of the Events Calendar.
The 16th Annual This Race Is For The Birds is coming up on April 8. Register now!
Don't Forget! If you have birdseed in storage at Gower's, they will keep it only until April 1. Don't forget to pick it up before then!
Registration for summer camps is open! You can see the camp brochure here. New this year, before and after camp care is offered for sessions at Cool Spring Preserve.
Advocacy Forum: Guide for the Uneasy Environmentalist an educational, non-partisan event to inform participants about how effective advocacy is achieved at the local, state and federal levels. Led by an extraordinary panel of speakers, this event will shed light on how to create change regarding environmental and conservation issues.
PVAS's new Nature Book Lovers group will meet again on April 19. If you can't join us then, there is a Facebook Group--just request to join or search PVAS Nature Book Lovers on the site.
Spring wildflower season will soon arrive! PVAS has several great wildflower programs aimed at appreciation, education and celebration of our beloved native plants!
Maintenance Days at our nature preserves are coming up. April 21 at Yankauer Nature Preserve, April 22 at Eidolon Nature Preserve, and May 6 at Cool Spring Preserve.
Many thanks to James Dillon for sharing his Design Considerations: Functionality of Plants in a Garden presentation as well as his Plant List.
Be nice to the birds! Even though the weather is getting warm, birds will still appreciate food in your bird feeders. As they begin building nests, extra food for keeping energy levels high is very important!
Chimney Swifts have been getting a lot of publicity in our community recently. Read more about the Raise the Roost campaign.
Our Next PVAS Monthly Program
PVAS's next monthly program will be held on April 12, 2017 at 7 p.m.. The program will feature Wil Hershberger's Celebration of Birdsongs! Programs are held at Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville (GPS: Hospice Lane is opposite the Food Lion, 50 Coast Guard Dr., Kearneysville WV (on old Route 9), not the old location in Martinsburg). Please see hospiceotp.org for directions to their new facility.
Programs in Morgan County are held at the school board office building on an occasional basis.
Teachers! PVAS has lots of teacher resources and new ones are being posted regularly. Teachers are encouraged to check out our Educational Programs. Schedule a StoryWalk for your school. And why not apply to be a WV Sustainable School!
Job Opportunities. PVAS often has need for part-time program instructors. More information can be found on our Job Opportunities page.
Federal Employees can support PVAS through the Combined Federal Campaign: CFC#29061.
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