Category Archives: Stewardship

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Native Plant Trail Dedication Ceremony at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve

  Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017 Time: 11 am Join community members and volunteers to celebrate the dedication of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Living Legacy Project native tree planting at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve in Leesburg, VA. The Living

What do YOU Know About American Chestnut Tree Restoration?

By Larry Johnson Question– Is an American Chestnut tree growing on BRNP property? Question– Does a wild (native survivor) American Chestnut tree exist in Loudoun County? Answers at end of article. Looking for a botanically-focused venture, this past June 2016,

As Fall approaches

By Anne Owen As Fall approaches, many of us will be thinking about ‘tidying up’ the yard ready for Winter – and for most, that will mean cutting down dead flowers, raking up fallen leaves and piling up bags of

Stewardship: Where Science Meets the Heart

By Leslie Ashman “I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm and the avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can.” (John Muir, 1896)

Get your free trees! – Stream buffer planting

One of the places that we visit frequently is a private 370 acre park, called Horsepen Run.  It’s part of the Countryside HOA, so to visit you need to be part of the HOA or a guest of a member of