“Hidden Rivers” at the Lyric, November 2nd

Ten years in the making, “Hidden Rivers” is Freshwaters Illustrated’s newest feature film that explores the rivers and streams of the Southern Appalachian region, North America’s most biologically rich waters. The film follows the work of conservation biologists and explorers throughout the region, and reveals both the beauty and vulnerability of these ecosystems.

The Global Change Center welcomes Freshwater Illustrated as they present ...

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What To Say And Whom To Say It To

by R. Bruce Hull and Paul Angermeier

Making global change science relevant and impactful often requires more than careful scholarship and robust methods.  It can also require getting that science to the people who matter and presenting it in ways that motivate those people to care and act.

As members of the Interfaces for Global Changecurriculum committee, we’re always seeking new, relevant material to use in the IGC seminars.  Here we summarize a few readings recently shared with us by conservation professionals. For more details, ...

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Biweekly Update – February 14, 2019

New Announcements:

  1. Come to the Garden with speaker Lisa Zeigler – Lexington, VA – March 16, 2019
  2. Save the Date: Annual Plant Sale – Piedmont, VA – May 4, 2019
  3. Innovation in Greenhouse and Vertical Farming – Richmond, VA – March 12, 2019
  4. Education Day 2019 for Virginia Master Gardener Association – Roanoke, VA – May 4, 2019
  5. Spring Symposium: Wild about Natives – Fredericksburg, VA – April 13, 2019
  6. Trees, Construction and Uninvited Guests: 2019 Roanoke Tree Care Workshop ...
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Biweekly Update – October 24, 2018

New Announcements:

  1. VCE Master Gardener Program 2018 Webinar Series
  2. Horticultural Horizons – Chesterfiled County, VA – April 30, 2019
  3. Master Gardener Training Info Session dates & locations
  • October 26, Albemarle County Building, 12-1 pm
  • October 31, Northside Library in Charlottesville, VA, 12-1 pm
  • Application: link
  • Contact: Scott Boven (434) 872-4581, sboven@vt.edu
  1. Pollinator Survey with Oregon State Univeristy
  2. Application for 2019 Master Gardener Training – Washington, VA

October Announcements:

  1. Central Shenandoah Valley Garden Symposium: “Going Native” – Weyers Cave, VA – October 27, ...
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Biweekly Update – October 4, 2018

New Announcements:

  1. Piedmont Mast Gardeners Association Sale – Charlottesville, VA – October 13, 2018
  2. Upcoming ANR programs – Halifax, VA – October, 2018
  3. VCE Master Gardener Program 2018 Webinar Series
  4. Save the Date: EcoSavvy Symposium – February 16, 2019 – Registration will open in early December Balancing Form and Function in the Garden: How to Meld Beautiful and Sustainable Natives with Favorites from Around the World
  1. Interested in judging at fairs and festivals?
  2. 2018 Arlington / Alexandria Urban Agriculture Symposium – ...
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