Monday, October 2, 2017

Save the Date: 2017 NOVA Urban Forest Conference – Sterling, VA – November 9, 2017

Reminder about Virginia Farm-to-School Week and National Farm to School Month – October 2 -6, 2017

VDOE SNS website: HERE!
Learn more and register: HERE!

Virginia Farmers Market Association’s Annual Conference – Roanoke, VA – November 8-9, 2017

Registration Link: Here!

Ginger and Turmeric Field Day – Petersburg, VA – November 16, 2017

Link to register is HERE

Fall 2017 Virginia Judging School – Blacksburg, VA – November 4, 2017

Job Announcement: Facilities Grounds Manager to coordinate grounds maintenance on the VT campus

Job Announcement:  For those of you at MG College this year, you may remember that VT Facilities was working to create a position of Facilities Grounds Manager to coordinate grounds maintenance on the VT campus.  The position has posted here:
Please submit materials by October 16, and any follow up questions can go to Anthony Watson ( or Christopher Kiwus (

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

41st Annual Fall Forestry and Wildlife Field Tours 2017

National Public Lands Day – Sky Meadows State Park – September 30, 2017

Registration open for the Spring to Green Gardening for Southside – Danville, VA – February 3, 2017

“The IPM Toolbox” Webinar Series – September

Click HERE to find out more about "The IPM Toolbox." Check out the speaker, Tom Kuhar, who is a professor from Virginia Tech! 

Virginia Tech, Eastern Shore AREC Field Day – Painter, VA – September 13, 2017

Arlington/ Alexandria Events

Protecting Pollinators in Urban Landscapes – Michigan State – October 9-11

For article on the second national conference click HERE!
Register Here

Soil Lead Testing at Go Green Expo – Newport News, VA – September 9, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Pollinator Habitat Training – Harrisonburg, VA – August 15, 2017

Registration is ONLINE ONLY (register by 5:00 p.m. Sunday, August 13, 2017), at this link: 

ESVMG Training Class – Painter, VA – October 4-November 15, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Urban Wood Forum – Glen Allen, VA – August 15-16, 2017

Registration is open 2017 Waynesboro Tree Workshop – Waynesboro, VA – September 15, 2017

Get more information: Here! 
Register now: Here! 
I can't make it: Here! 

Arlington/Alexandria Events

DGIF Pollinator Video

Check out this Pollinator Video by DGIF by clicking here! This video was created to promote the National Pollinator Week in June! Do you want to create a pollinator meadow? 

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Tree Workshop – Waynesboro, VA – September 15, 2017

Non-credit, online, plant identification courses from NC State and Longwood Gardens

Click HERE for the registration link 

Fresh Pick from Farm to School – Roanoke, VA – November 8 – 9, 2017

NGB Garden Grant Applications Now Available

Click HERE for more information on the National Garden Bureau Garden applications that are now available! 

Pollinator Habitat Training – Nelson County, VA – Register by July 10

Virginia Master Gardener Association 2017 Educational Event – Winchester, VA – August 27, 2017

Click HERE for more information on the Virginia Master Gardener Association 2017 Educational Event. 

2017 Field Day – Raphine, VA – August 2, 2017

Arlington/Alexandria Events