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April 24, 2021 7:00 pm

This spring you may hear the sing-song chirps in the evening belonging to a chorus of different frog species. This April join Jenny Swiggart from Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy on an educational walk around Spring Peeper Pond and learn more about the amphibian life in our back yards and their value within the ecosystem. Max 15…

May 2, 2021 9:00 am

With the return of the Conservancy’s Native Plant sale, dedicate some extra space to your own favorite foods! In addition to a wide selection of native plants from Watermark Woods plant nursery, Willowsford Farm will sell veggie and flower seedlings for you to transplant to your own home garden beds and containers. These starter plants…

May 27, 2021 4:00 pm

Not long ago, farms across Loudoun County grew a variety of crops and livestock. Although many of the farmers are gone and the land has changed, marks of the past can still be spotted in the woods. Join Willowsford Conservancy for a walk around Pinewoods Loop and discover remnants of the farms that were operated…

June 11, 2021 5:00 pm

Is it your first-time picking up a fishing rod, or maybe you want to brush up on some basics? Join Willowsford Conservancy and Trout Unlimited’s local chapter to learn about fishing fundamentals and basic fish ecology. The class will prepare you for everything: from selecting the proper rod and bait, to taking your fish off…

June 24, 2021 4:00 pm

Camping season is here and now is a great time to take a break and relax in the woods. A lot of skills and “tricks” go into making sure the trip goes smoothly. Join Willowsford Conservancy and learn how to build a campfire like a pro, tips on what to bring for making camping easier,…

July 8, 2021 4:00 pm

Did you know that a single tree can tell you what wildlife you might find, how much water is in an area, or how long the woods have been there? Much can be understood about nature when you know what tree is there. Join Willowsford Conservancy for a woodland walk and learn tips for identifying…

July 23, 2021 5:00 pm

Kick your fishing game up a notch by joining Trout Unlimited and Willowsford Conservancy for an advanced fishing course. Learn from fishing experts how to use fish ecology to find the perfect spot to catch the fish you want, secrets on selecting bait, and so much more during this hands-on fishing class. Stay after the…

July 29, 2021 4:00 pm

Streams are bursting with life and are home to a lot more than fish. A multitude of critters call streams and rivers their home and they can tell us much about the quality of the water. Join Willowsford Conservancy to learn about the world of water conservation and discover some of the strange wildlife in…

August 24, 2021 4:00 pm

Ever wonder how many visitors a single pond gets? Ponds and lakes provide a gathering place for wildlife—wood ducks come for refuge, Great Blue Herons come to fish, and frogs and turtles turn it into a home for their family. Join us as we explore the types of water birds, reptiles, amphibians, and other wildlife…

September 16, 2021 4:00 pm

Meadows are one of the most dynamic and complex ecosystems found in nature. Their impact on human and animal life is often underestimated. Join Willowsford Conservancy for a walk through one of our meadow systems and explore what lives there, how meadows affect the surrounding environment, and what the Conservancy does to manage them. Max…

Willowsford Conservancy

41025 Willowsford Lane, Aldie, VA 20105

Phone: 571-440-2400

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Willowsford Farm Stand

23595 Founders Drive, Ashburn, VA 20148

Phone: 571-297-6900

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