State and Chapter Events


February, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wintertime Walk at Leopold's Preserve
Leopold’s Preserve at Villages of Piedmont, Broadrun VA
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Talking Native Plants
Macado’s Restaurant, Lexington VA
Saturday, February 23, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nude Tree Walk
Wellspring United Methodist Church, Williamsburg Virginia
Monday, February 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BRWS Meeting: "A Year in the Life of a Tick" by Liz Gleim
Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs, Roanoke VA
Thursday, February 28, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
South Hampton Roads Chapter Meeting
Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

March, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Sunday, March 3, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vernal Pools and Their Importance
Mount Vernon Governmental Center, Alexandria VA
Sunday, March 3, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wintertime Walk at Dove's Landing Park
Dove’s Landing Park, Manassas VA
Thursday, March 7, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pocahontas Chapter Meeting and Program
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond Virginia
Thursday, March 7, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Potowmack Chapter Board Meeting
Thomas Jefferson Library, Falls Church VA
Friday, March 8, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
EmpowerU! Advocating Invasive Species Management
New Kent Forestry Center, Providence Forge Virginia
Saturday, March 9, 2019
All Day
VNPS Winter Workshop 2019
Piedmont Community College, Charlottesville Virginia
Saturday, March 9, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
EmpowerU! Advocating Invasive Species Management
Madison County Extension Office, Madison VA
Saturday, March 9, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Quarterly VNPS Board Meeting
PIedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville Virginia
Sunday, March 10, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Walk at Weston Wildlife Management Area
Weston Wildlife Management Area, Casanova VA
Monday, March 11, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Using Native Plants in Your Landscaping
Crozet Library, Crozet VA
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Non-Native Invasive Plants in our Yards with Beth Umberger
Village Center at Warm Hearth, Blacksburg VA
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conservation Legislation with Pat Calvert
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Education Building, Charlottesville VA
Saturday, March 16, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia
Sunday, March 17, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Evidence from the Past with Dr. Emily Southgate
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Delaplane VA
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Talking Native Plants
Macado’s Restaurant, Lexington VA
Saturday, March 23, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Early Spring in the Forest
Wahrani Trail, New Kent VA
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - Sunday, March 24, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Growing Natives in the Home Garden: 2 Day Mini-Class
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Education Building, Charlottesville VA
Monday, March 25, 2019 - Friday, March 29, 2019
All Day
Texas Hill Country Field Trip
Monday, March 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapter Meeting: “Controlling the Tree-of-Heaven” by Rachel Brooks
Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs, Roanoke VA
Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
South Hampton Roads Chapter Meeting
Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA
Sunday, March 31, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dry Run Branch in Montgomery County
Orange Market – Salem, Roanoke VA

April, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, April 6, 2019
12:00 am
Francis Land Plant Sale
Saturday, April 6, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lapsley's Run in Botetourt County
Bojangles Restaurant, Daleville VA
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Propagating Wildflowers with Ian Canton
Village Center at Warm Hearth, Blacksburg VA
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Native Plants in Riparian Zones
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Education Building, Charlottesville VA
Thursday, April 11, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cascade Falls in Giles County in the Jefferson National Forest
Orange Market – Salem, Roanoke VA
Saturday, April 13, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Walk at Claytor Lake State Park
Claytor Lake State Park, Dublin VA
Saturday, April 13, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Walk in Shawsville with Carol Schwobel
Spring Branch at Shawsville, Shawsville VA
Sunday, April 14, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Potting Party for Plant Sale plants
Mike Belcher’s House, Roanoke Virginia
Sunday, April 14, 2019
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Stokes Farm Field Trip
Stokes Farm, Afton VA
Thursday, April 18, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Green Hill Park Walk in Salem
Green Hill Park, Salem VA
Saturday, April 20, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia
Monday, April 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BRWS Meeting: “Save the Planet – Use Wood, Plant Trees!” by Harold Burkhart, PhD
Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs, Roanoke VA
Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
South Hampton Roads Chapter Meeting
Norfolk Botanical Garden, Holly Room, Norfolk Virginia
Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smartview Picnic Area Walk
Lowe’s Parking Lot, Roanoke VA
Saturday, April 27, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jefferson Chapter Annual Native Plant Sale
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Barn, Charlottesville VA

May, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Friday, May 3, 2019 - Saturday, May 4, 2019
All Day
Norfolk Botanical Garden Plant Sale
Saturday, May 4, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mount Rogers: Whitetop to Elk Garden
Orange Market – Salem, Roanoke VA
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Status of American Chestnuts with Tom Saielli
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Education Building, Charlottesville VA
Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
BRWS Annual Native Plant Sale
Virginia Western Community College Arboretum, Roanoke VA
Sunday, May 12, 2019
All Day
Wildflower Walk at Claytor Lake State Park (HOURS TO BE DETERMINED)
Claytor Lake State Park, Dublin VA
Saturday, May 18, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia
Sunday, May 19, 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peaks of Otter and Arcadia
Krogers Store, Roanoke VA
Monday, May 20, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapter Meeting: “Hemlocks and the Woolly Adelgid" by Tom J. McAvoy
Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs, Roanoke VA
Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
South Hampton Roads Chapter Meeting
Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

June, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - Sunday, June 9, 2019
All Day
Bruce Peninsula, Ontario Field Trip
Evergreen Resort Ontario Canada, South Bruce Peninsula Ontario
Saturday, June 15, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia

July, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, July 20, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia

August, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, August 17, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia

September, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, September 21, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia
Friday, September 27, 2019 - Sunday, September 29, 2019
All Day
2019 VNPS Annual Meeting and Conference
Holiday Inn Blue Ridge Shadows, Front Royal VA

October, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, October 19, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia

November, 2019

Date and Time Event Description and Location
Saturday, November 16, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk
Ivy Creek Natural Area – Kiosk near parking lot, Charlottesville Virginia