- Definition of wetlands by the EPAVery good information on Wetlands and a good place to start exploring the EPA site. (Web link)
- Classification of Ecological Community Groups on the Natural Heritage website
- Map of Virginia Watersheds from the DGIF
- Tidal Freshwater Marshes fact sheet from Natural Heritage
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Bird Walk @ New Quarter Park
Bird Walk @ New Quarter Park - July 9, 2016 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am at New Quarter Park
Field Trip to Wilna Tract, Rappahannock National Wildlife Refuge
Field Trip to Wilna Tract, Rappahannock National Wildlife Refuge - July 16, 2016 from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bird Walk @ New Quarter Park
Bird Walk @ New Quarter Park - July 23, 2016 from 7:00 am to 9:00 am at New Quarter Park
[CE] Black Lights and Bugs
[CE] Black Lights and Bugs - July 26, 2016
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm at New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Dr, Williamsburg, VA 23185, USA
Look for moths and other bugs of the night.
Teta Kain will have a short presentation.
[S2c] Thursday Mornings at Colonial National Historic Park
[S2c] Thursday Mornings at Colonial National Historic Park - July 28, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Colonial National Historic Park
Monday morning work with Dorothy Geyer, Natural Resource Special for Colonial National Historical Park. Anyone interested should contact Dorothy at 757.898.2433 or Dorothy_geyer@nps.gov or Angier Brock at 757.234.6170 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sometimes the group meets at Jamestown Island, sometimes at Yorktown, sometimes along the Parkway, depending on what work most needs getting done.
[CE] VIMS July After Hours Lecture: Billfish
[CE] VIMS July After Hours Lecture: Billfish - July 28, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium 1375 Greate Road Gloucester Point, VA 23062
July After Hours Lecture: Billfish
Thursday, July 28th 2016
7pm - 8pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium
1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062
White marlin with a pop-up satellite tag off Virginia. Photo by Ken NeillWhite marlin with a pop-up satellite tag off Virginia. Photo by Ken Neill
Join VIMS professor John Graves as he explores how satellite tagging of billfish helps to better understand the magnitude of post-release mortality and develop measures to promote survival.
Life after catch: Insights into the movements, behavior and survival of released billfish
Billfish--including white and blue marlin--are some of the ocean's most remarkable predators. Join VIMS professor John Graves, a world-renowned expert on billfish science and management, as he explores how he and his colleagues use satellite tagging of billfish to better understand the magnitude of post-release mortality and measures that can be taken to promote survival.
The lecture is the July installment of the After Hours lecture series for 2016.
Reservations to this free public lecture series are required due to limited space. Call 804-684-7061 for further information.
Can't attend in person? Register for the online webinar.
[E1a] Work at the Ellipse Garden at Freedom Park
[E1a] Work at the Ellipse Garden at Freedom Park - July 29, 2016
9:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Ellipse Garden at Freedom Park
Join Gary Driscole (chair) as well as members of the Williamsburg Botanical Garden and the Native Plant Society (including Donna Ware and Jerre Johnson) to help maintain the native plants and gardens that have been installed at the Ellipse Garden. Plan to wear field clothes and appropriate footwear. Gloves are recommended.
Participants receive volunteer service hours under Project Number/Name E1a - Education - Ellipse Garden: Botanical Demonstration and Education Project.
Eastern Shore - Delmarva Tip Butterfly Count
Eastern Shore - Delmarva Tip Butterfly Count - July 31, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Bird Walk @ New Quarter Park