Category: Camps & Classes

Monarch Butterfly Watch and Tagging

Monarch Butterfly Watch and Tagging

The number of butterflies visiting my neighbor’s butterfly bush, which extends into our front yard, has been increasing steadily over the past couple of weeks. Especially the number of monarchs, which is particularly exciting. Somewhere along the way, I learned about the great migration of the monarchs, but I didn’t have a full appreciation of [...]

Feeling a Little Batty? Head to the Bat Festival

Feeling a Little Batty? Head to the Bat Festival

If you live in the DC metro area, here is a family friendly event that is sure to drive you batty. From the folks over at Gulf Branch Nature Center in Arlington: Enjoy a thoroughly batty evening and add to your knowledge of local night life at this bat conservation and appreciation program. See a [...]

Green Events: Potomac Watershed Cleanup, Native Plant Sales, and More!

Green Events: Potomac Watershed Cleanup, Native Plant Sales, and More!

Looking for some great green fun this weekend? Opportunities abound. Whether you are looking for native plants for your garden or want to connect with the community during a spring clean-up, we’ve got you covered!   Annual American Horticultural Society Plant Sale at River Farm April 12 – 14* This sale features natives, annuals, perennials, shrubs, herbs [...]

Farm-to-Table Summer Camp at Arcadia Farm

Farm-to-Table Summer Camp at Arcadia Farm

If you haven’t yet locked in your camps for the summer, here is a great one to add to the list. Campers ranging in age from 6 to 10 years old will gain hands-on experience as they work the farm and engage in related activities designed to help them understand and appreciate where their food [...]

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