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October 5, 2022 at 6:59 PM

Come Help Plant Some Trees and Shrubs That Your Donations Made Possible

Come Help Plant Some Trees and Shrubs That Your Donations Made Possible Join us and our ARMN partners in planting over forty native shrubs and trees at Upton Hill Park. October 5, 2022 Come Help Plant Some Trees and Shrubs That Your Donati…
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October 5, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Winter Seed Sowing with Laura Beaty and Donna Murphy

Winter Seed Sowing with Laura Beaty and Donna Murphy Do you want a garden brimming with life for a fraction of the price you’d pay to install full-grown plants? Join us Nov 1 to learn how. October 5, 2022 Winter Seed Sowing with Laura Beat…
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October 3, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! October 3, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Abby Himes. (Please email your snail mail addr…
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October 1, 2022 at 8:53 PM

Oops...these are Broad-winged Hawks!

Oops...these are Broad-winged Hawks! One of our photos was incorrectly captioned in the October Potomac Flier. October 1, 2022 These are Broad-winged Hawks! Photo: Broad-winged Hawks, Matt Fel…
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October 1, 2022 at 2:59 PM

October 2022 Potomac Flier Newsletter

October 2022 Potomac Flier Newsletter The latest news and events from Audubon Society of Northern Virginia View this email in your browser October 2022              ASNV HOME    DONATE    JOIN …
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September 30, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Citizen Science Surveys Celebrated in Local Paper

Citizen Science Surveys Celebrated in Local Paper Our regular Meadowood surveys are the subject of a recent article in The Connection. September 30, 2022 Our Meadowwood Citizen Science Surveys Celebrated in Local Newspaper …
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September 28, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Flying with Fur, Not Feathers!

Flying with Fur, Not Feathers! Join us for All About Bats with Leslie Sturges and learn about these fascinating flying mammals. September 28, 2022 Flying with Fur, Not Feathers! All About Bats with Leslie Sturges …
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September 26, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! September 26, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Marjorie Sieb. (Please email your snail mai…
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September 23, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Don't miss Doug Tallamy THIS SUNDAY

Don't miss Doug Tallamy THIS SUNDAY Join us for online to hear how Doug Tallamy has inspired people across the country to restore nature in their own yards. September 23, 2022 Don’t Miss Doug Tallamy THIS SUNDAY …
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September 21, 2022 at 6:00 PM

The Spooky and the Spectacular: All About Spiders

The Spooky and the Spectacular: All About Spiders Dr. Sarah Stellwagen joins us to discuss the wonderful world of spiders...just in time for Halloween! September 21, 2022 The Spooky and the Spectacular: All About Spiders with Dr. Sarah Ste…
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September 19, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! September 19, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Grant West. (Please email your snail mail a…
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September 14, 2022 at 12:59 PM

Butterflies & Hawks: 2 Great Weekend Events

Butterflies & Hawks: 2 Great Weekend Events Get out in the field with us this weekend!  September 14, 2022 Butterflies & Hawks: 2 Great Weekend Events Photo: Variegated Fritillary, Dav…
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September 12, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! September 12, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Erica Garfinkle. (Please email your snail m…
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September 9, 2022 at 2:59 PM

ACTION ALERT: Turn Your Lights Out to Protect Fall Migrants

ACTION ALERT: Turn Your Lights Out to Protect Fall Migrants Fall migration is expected to peak from September 15 to November 3 in the northern Virginia area. Learn how you can help. September 9, 2022 Turn Your Lights Out to Protect Fall Mig…
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September 7, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Fall Butterfly Identification with Larry Meade on Sept 15

Fall Butterfly Identification with Larry Meade on Sept 15 This workshop will help you learn to ID the common butterfly species in our area, just in time for the NABA Butterfly Count. September 7, 2022 Fall Butterfly Identification with Lar…
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September 5, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! September 5, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Eric Anderson. (Please email your snail mail…
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September 2, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Tuesday: The Incredible Abilities of Dragonflies

Tuesday: The Incredible Abilities of Dragonflies Dr. Jessica Ware joins us to discuss these magnificent insects on September 6 September 2, 2022 Join us on Tuesday: The Incredible Abilities of Dragonflies with Dr. Jessica Ware …
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September 1, 2022 at 5:59 PM

September 2022 Potomac Flier Newsletter

September 2022 Potomac Flier Newsletter The latest news and events from Audubon Society of Northern Virginia View this email in your browser September 2022              ASNV HOME    DONATE    JOIN …
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August 31, 2022 at 2:59 PM

ACTION ALERT: More Help for Seabirds

ACTION ALERT: More Help for Seabirds Take action by SEPTEMBER 5 to support permanent habitat for seabirds in Virginia! August 31, 2022 More Help for Seabirds: Take Action by September 5 Photo: B…
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August 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! August 29, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Michael Piper. (Please email your snail mail a…
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August 24, 2022 at 5:59 PM

TOMORROW: Fall Warblers with Bill Young

TOMORROW: Fall Warblers with Bill Young Join this 90-minute online crash course on identifying warblers that migrate through our area. August 24, 2022 TOMORROW: Fall Warblers with Bill Young Pho…
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August 22, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! August 22, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Lisa Filipy. (Please email your snail mail add…
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August 19, 2022 at 5:59 PM

"Restoring the Little Things that Run the World"

"Restoring the Little Things that Run the World" Doug Tallamy's upcoming talk explains why a world without insects would be a world without humans. August 19, 2022 "Restoring the Little Things that Run the World" with Doug Tallamy …
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August 17, 2022 at 5:59 PM

The Incredible Abilities of Dragonflies

The Incredible Abilities of Dragonflies Dr. Jessica Ware joins us to discuss these magnificent insects on September 6 August 17, 2022 The Incredible Abilities of Dragonflies with Dr. Jessica Ware on Sept 6 …
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August 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! August 15, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Dawn Zimmerman. (Please email your snail mail …
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August 12, 2022 at 5:59 PM

ACTION ALERT: Respond to the 2022 Outdoors Survey

ACTION ALERT: Respond to the 2022 Outdoors Survey It only takes a few minutes and helps conserves Virginia's natural resources. August 12, 2022 Elevate Conservation of Virginia's Natural Resources …
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August 10, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Two August Classes: Some Indoor Recreation for Hot Days

Two August Classes: Some Indoor Recreation for Hot Days We have two great virtual classes coming up to help you beat the late summer heat. August 10, 2022 Two August Classes: Some Indoor Recreation for Hot Days …
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August 9, 2022 at 12:14 AM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! August 8, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Ducky Nguyen. (Please email your snail mail add…
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August 3, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Why Sketching will Make you a Better Birder

Why Sketching will Make you a Better Birder Grab your sketchbook this summer and take a closer look at familiar species. August 3, 2022 Why Sketching will Make you a Better Birder Photo: Maggie …
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August 2, 2022 at 12:14 AM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! August 1, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Jacob Ewert. (Please email your snail mail addr…
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July 27, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Don't Spray Mosquitos!

Don't Spray Mosquitos! Just trap them with this easy DIY tool. July 27, 2022 Don’t Spray! Just Trap Mosquitos with This Easy DIY Tool Photo: DIY mosquito larva trap, Jill Spohn Douglas W. Tallam…
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July 26, 2022 at 12:14 AM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! July 25, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Ginny McNair. (Please email your snail mail addr…
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July 20, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Registration Open for Natural Filters in the Anacostia River

Registration Open for Natural Filters in the Anacostia River Join us for a virtual presentation on restoring this urban waterway on 8/16 July 20, 2022 Registration Open for Natural Filters in the Anacostia River on August 16 …
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July 18, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! July 18, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Melanie Welles. (Please email your snail mail ad…
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July 18, 2022 at 5:59 PM

July-August 2022 Potomac Flier Newsletter

July-August 2022 Potomac Flier Newsletter The latest news and events from Audubon Society of Northern Virginia View this email in your browser July-August 2022              ASNV HOME    DONATE    JOIN …
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July 15, 2022 at 5:59 PM

National Audubon Society Releases Top 100 Photos

National Audubon Society Releases Top 100 Photos Read on for links to the photo series and some of our favorites! July 15, 2022 National Audubon Society Releases Top 100 Photos Photo: Peregrine …
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July 13, 2022 at 6:00 PM

TOMORROW: How Do Birds Get Their Colors with Ivan Phillipsen

TOMORROW: How Do Birds Get Their Colors with Ivan Phillipsen Science of Birds Podcast host will join us to discuss the how and why behind bird coloration July 13, 2022 TOMORROW: How Do Birds Get Their Colors with Ivan Phillipsen (The Scienc…
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July 11, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! July 11, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   Last week’s mystery was a real puzzler! No one was able to guess correctly. The answer is…drumroll…Common Raven (Cor…
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July 6, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Save the Date: Natural Filters in the Anacostia River

Save the Date: Natural Filters in the Anacostia River Join us on August 16 for a presentation by the Anacostia Watershed Society on the recovery of this urban waterway July 6, 2022 Save the Date! 8/16 Natural Filters in the Anacostia River:…
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July 4, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! July 4, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our Monday Nature Mystery, Seven Sherlock! Please email us your snail mail a…
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June 29, 2022 at 5:59 PM

"Restoring the Little Things that Run the World"

"Restoring the Little Things that Run the World" Doug Tallamy's upcoming talk explains why a world without insects would be a world without humans. June 29, 2022 "Restoring the Little Things that Run the World" with Doug Tallamy …
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June 28, 2022 at 6:29 PM

TONIGHT: Author Talk with Scott Weidensaul

TONIGHT: Author Talk with Scott Weidensaul The NY Times bestselling author of "A World on the Wing" joins us TONIGHT to discuss the fascinating topic of bird migration June 28, 2022 TONIGHT! Author Talk: "A World on the Wing" with NY Times …
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June 28, 2022 at 12:00 AM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! June 27, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our last Monday Nature Mystery, Aly Lubov! Please email us your snail mail …
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June 22, 2022 at 5:59 PM

How Do Birds Get Their Colors with Ivan Phillipsen

How Do Birds Get Their Colors with Ivan Phillipsen “The Science of Birds” Podcast host examines the fascinating topic of bird colors June 22, 2022 “How Do Birds Get Their Colors” with Ivan Phillipsen from “The Science of Birds” Podcast …
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June 21, 2022 at 12:14 AM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! June 20, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our last Monday Nature Mystery, LP Poppendeck! While Seth responded first a…
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June 17, 2022 at 5:59 PM

Author Talk with Scott Weidensaul

Author Talk with Scott Weidensaul The NY Times bestselling author of "A World on the Wing" joins us to discuss migration June 17, 2022 Author Talk: "A World on the Wing" with NY Times Bestselling Author Scott Weidensaul …
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June 15, 2022 at 5:59 PM

TOMORROW: Butterfly Identification Workshop with Dr. Leslie Ries

TOMORROW: Butterfly Identification Workshop with Dr. Leslie Ries Don't miss this chance to learn about our local butterflies. June 15, 2022 TOMORROW: Butterfly Identification Workshop with Dr. Leslie Ries …
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June 13, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! June 13, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our last Monday Nature Mystery, Seth Finkel! Please email us your snail mai…
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June 7, 2022 at 12:29 AM

Monday Nature Mystery

Monday Nature Mystery Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner! June 6, 2022 Monday Nature Mystery   We are pleased to announce the winner of our last Monday Nature Mystery, Hope Woodward! Please email us your snail ma…
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June 3, 2022 at 5:59 PM

SUNDAY: A Year in the Life of an Owl

SUNDAY: A Year in the Life of an Owl Join us for our Annual Meeting this Sunday! June 3, 2022 SUNDAY: A Year in the Life of an Owl Photo: Eastern Screech Owl, Randy Streufert ASNV will have its …