| November 10
9:00am - 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
7245 Fullerton Road, Springfield
Bring trowels and shovels to help install a native meadow at a Fairfax County maintenance facility. Afterward take a walking tour of the adjacent scenic Accotink Gorge and spend some time along the way cutting back the alien invasive Chinese wisteria vines that are engulfing this biological gem.
We recommend sturdy work shoes, long pants, and long sleeves. Water and work gloves will be available.
8:00am - 12:00 noon
Walt Whitman Middle School, 2500 Parkers Ln, Alexandria, VA 22306
Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck will host his first Environment Expo where we will explore how everyone can help save our planet, with the theme "Saving the Earth One Person at a Time". The morning will feature an Exhibit Hall with a variety of County agencies, services provider and educators, informational and hands-on workshops and screenings of the film "Hometown Habitat".
The renowned landscape designer John Magee of Magee Design will teach you how to use native plants make your new landscape sustainable, functional, and beautiful! Attendance is limited so please RSVP as soon as possible.