Our VMN chapter here at Banshee Reeks is involved in a number of important and interesting projects that support the three areas of focus for VMN: Citizen Science, Education and Outreach, Stewardship. VMN Chapter Members can submit an idea for a new project by completing the online form.

Here are some highlights:

  • Bird Banding
  • Educational Booths at festivals and events
  • Educational Events at Willowsford Conservancy
  • Educational Classes at Waterford Foundation
  • Bat Monitoring at Rust Sanctuary, Izaak Walton, Countryside and Lake Marion
  • Native Plant and Landscaping Advice
  • Izaak Walton League Pond Maintenance
  • Banshee Reeks Volunteer Saturdays monthly
  • Managed Deer Hunt
  • Stream Monitoring
  • Bluebird Trail Monitoring
  • Native Plant Sales with Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy
  • Wildlife Mapping
  • Invasive Plant Removal
  • Counts (butterflies, Christmas Bird, Backyard Bird, Waterfowl surveys)