Eblast Archive: “Getting Outdoors this Spring” May 11, 2016

 

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May 11, 2016
Join River Walk at the Farm

Jeanne and Bobby Whitescarver are hosting a River Walk at the Farm on Sunday, June 12, at 3 pm in Swoope (Augusta County).  Valley Conservation is a cosponsor.

Space is limited to the first 50 participants. For more information and to sign up, visit the website http://www.gettingmoreontheground.com/2016/05/08/chesapeake-bay-awareness-week/ .

 

Kites & Critters: What Fun!
We had a great turnout on Sunday, April 17, for Kites & Critters!  Thanks to everyone who came out to the Moore Farm on Bells Lane in Staunton. And thanks to the many volunteers from VCC and the 15 partners who helped put on the activities and displays. Visit the VCC blog for more information about Kites & Critters, and check out the VCC Facebook page for photos of the event.

Baby touch fish Faye C OK to use         bees pink toddler ok to use

Young event-goers have fun
at the beekeepers and the
fish touch tank

 

Botetourt Creek Clean Up
To celebrate Earth Day, VCC’s Botetourt Community Partnership joined with Roanoke Cement Company to clean up and maintain the beautiful Catawba Creek.  For 10 years, RCC has been committed to protecting and cleaning up the part of the creek that is on its property. At the event, BCP volunteers and RCC employees picked up trash in an effort to preserve the natural beauty of the area and its many wildflowers.

Roanoke Cement Trash Pickup
Botetourt Community Partnership and Roanoke Cement volunteers pick up trash at Catawba Creek.

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