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Landscape for Life is a 6-session course in sustainable landscaping on how you can transform your home landscape into a healthy refuge that benefits birds, pollinators and other wildlife along with the entire community and the Chesapeake Bay. Developed by the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center and the U.S. Botanic Garden. Register here! Tuesdays, February 13…

Join the farmers in The Lodge for a short presentation about Willowsford Farm’s beginning, evolution, enterprises, CSA shares, debit card program, and events for the year ahead. Warm up with hot chocolate while you sign up for a CSA Share and receive a special, limited edition farm hat available for 2018 resident members only. Bring…

Landscape for Life is a 6-session course in sustainable landscaping on how you can transform your home landscape into a healthy refuge that benefits birds, pollinators and other wildlife along with the entire community and the Chesapeake Bay. Developed by the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center and the U.S. Botanic Garden. Register here! Tuesdays, February 13…

Landscape for Life is a 6-session course in sustainable landscaping on how you can transform your home landscape into a healthy refuge that benefits birds, pollinators and other wildlife along with the entire community and the Chesapeake Bay. Developed by the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center and the U.S. Botanic Garden. Register here! Tuesdays, February 13…

Join Willowsford Conservancy Ranger Andrew Richardson for a field exploration of the beavers’ habitat in The Greens. We will meet at The Lodge for a brief talk about beavers, then drive over to the Bull Run Overlook trail for a 15-minute hike into the Beaver Dam Pond to watch the Beavers in action. Duration 90…

This event is open to the public.
Join Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy and Willowsford Conservancy for a talk and walk with vernal pool expert Mike Hayslett. We’ll look for local amphibians like wood frogs and salamanders and learn more about wetland habitats and vernal pools. Please wear waterproof boots and dress for the weather.

Landscape for Life is a 6-session course in sustainable landscaping on how you can transform your home landscape into a healthy refuge that benefits birds, pollinators and other wildlife along with the entire community and the Chesapeake Bay. Developed by the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center and the U.S. Botanic Garden. Register here! Tuesdays, February 13…

Landscape for Life is a 6-session course in sustainable landscaping on how you can transform your home landscape into a healthy refuge that benefits birds, pollinators and other wildlife along with the entire community and the Chesapeake Bay. Developed by the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center and the U.S. Botanic Garden. Register here! Tuesdays, February 13…

Landscape for Life is a 6-session course in sustainable landscaping on how you can transform your home landscape into a healthy refuge that benefits birds, pollinators and other wildlife along with the entire community and the Chesapeake Bay. Developed by the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center and the U.S. Botanic Garden. Register here! Tuesdays, February 13…

Standing dead trees, called snags, are a vital natural resource for many species of wildlife. Woodpeckers, chickadees, titmouse, screech owls, bluebirds, American kestrels, flying squirrels, bats, raccoons, bears, treefrogs, bees, and many other species use cavities for nesting or denning. These cavities are often created in snags. Once the snags fall to the ground, they…

This event is open to the public.
Exotic invasive plants, deer and increased pest populations can alter our native ecosystems and may influence the distribution and abundance of ticks and tick-borne diseases. Please join us for a presentation by Ron Circe, Manager of the Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve.

The program is rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear bug spray and shoes appropriate for a short hike; bring bottled water. Join Conservancy Ranger, Mark Ahlijanian for a short hike to the Grange Farm Garden and Wet Meadow where we will discuss Monarch butterflies, their life cycle, and Monarch’s favorite plant,…

Have you ever listened to the nighttime sounds and wondered who was making that noise? Join us for Voices in the Night and learn how to identify local frog and toad species based solely on the sounds they make. There is something very rewarding about closing your eyes and knowing what critters are around you.…

Looking for an amazingly fun, one-of-a-kind experience for your child this summer? Discover will instill in your child a lifelong love for nature, good food and healthy living. Your child will spend a day at the farm, in the kitchen, on the lake, on the trails and…

In small groups, campers will make connections—with nature and with each other—while playing games, honing their hiking and orienteering skills, identifying animal tracks and plants, finding amazing creatures in the stream or pond, and learning about the food web when opening owl pellets. The campers will learn how organisms mimic or use camouflage to survive…

In small groups, campers will make connections—with nature and with each other—while playing games, honing their hiking and orienteering skills, identifying = animal tracks and plants, finding amazing creatures in the stream or pond, and learning about the food web…

We’re hitting those awesome trails at The Greens! The Trail Mix offers a chance to mix it up on the trails. Choose a 5K, 10K, or half-marathon or a total endurance mountain bike race where solo bikers or teams with the most laps take the prize. You can do one discipline or two. Depending on…

Is it time for something new? Try having some fun in the woods at an adventure race! Because you gotta start somewhere we have created the Tenderfoot Adventure Race—an event for beginners and families to mountain bike, trek, strategize, navigate, perform challenges, and paddle by following a map with marked checkpoints. Basically, it’s an all-terrain…

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Willowsford Conservancy

44095 Pipeline Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147

Phone: 571-252-3980

info@willowsfordconservancy.org

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Willowsford Farm Stand

23595 Founders Drive, Ashburn, VA 20148

Phone: 571-297-6900

farm@willowsfordfarm.com

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