Monthly Archives: February 2016

Willowsford Conservancy Bluebird Monitoring Kickoff!

A current VMN trainee :), Iris Gestram would like us to know about this opportunity.  This is in conjunction with the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy who will have two presenters at the program kickoff. Here’s what you need to know if

Winter 2016 Newsletter published

Our winter newsletter was published – Bug Bytes Newsletter Winter 2016. Check it out!  We are always looking for more articles and article ideas.

Fishers at Banshee Reeks?

Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve is beginning a project on fishers (Martes pennanti) with the assistance of two Master Naturalists (Kathy Neal and Mike Manning), Ashley Greer (an intern from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute), and biologists from the Virginia Department

American Coot

The American Coot (Fulica Americana) or Mud Hen, is a fascinating and unique bird. A migratory bird inhabiting most of North America, the coot is a winter non-breeding resident to our area. This time of year, I always look for coots and