September 2021
´╗┐Newsletter
The Washington Post: Fairfax County approves new measure to protect historic River Farm

Our fears of a developer swooping in to buy and develop River Farm and its adjacent Potomac River lots were not unfounded. Fairfax County took an important step last night in strengthening the Historic Overlay District status of River Farm, but we must remain undeterred that this amazing site will not fall into the wrong hands. 
NVCT's Fall Canoe/Kayak Cleanup

Our fall NVCT Canoe/Kayak Cleanup is almost here! On Sunday, September 26, 2021, from 10:30 am - 1 pm, please join us to clean up Hunting Creek, a tidal wetland that flows directly into the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay.
Saturday is Oak Hill Day!

Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, is Oak Hill Day! Don't miss the virtual tour of one of Fairfax County's oldest homes. Nearly lost to development in 2004, we worked with the community & local officials to halt the demolition of this historic property!
Broad Run Off Road at Leopold's Preserve
Don't forget to choose your distance for the 10k/ 5k/1-mile run with Broad Run Off Road at Leopold's Preserve, an NVCT conserved property, on September 25, 2021! BROR donates 100% of race proceeds to local area non-profit organizations.
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NVCT Nearby Nature Bioblitz begins October 1!

Join our second NVCT Nearby Nature BioBlitz! Using the fun, easy-to-use @iNaturalist app, you'll become a citizen scientist by exploring nature and helping gather valuable data in your backyard. From October 1 - 31, your wildlife plant observations in Northern Virginia contributing to our understanding of the world around us.
Make A Difference By Donating
It is more important than ever to continue safeguarding the special places we hold dear. Please stand with us and make a gift today. Your tax-deductible donation will help NVCT protect the lands, waters, and scenic beauty of Northern Virginia for all time.´╗┐