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Calendar of Upcoming Events

Unless otherwise noted, all events start at the Bull Run Mountains Conservancy (BRMC) Mountain House (See the Area Map for directions.)

Call (703) 753-2631 for more information about the events listed below.

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HALLOWEEN SAFARI—SAVE THE DATE!
October 18th, Saturday, 7—8:30 p.m.
October 24th, Friday, 7—8:30 p.m.
October 25th, Saturday, 7—8:30 p.m.
HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS
Fresh Water Ecology: September 24th, Wednesday, 10am-12pm
Discovery Hike: October 15th, Wednesday, 10am-12pm
Autumn Season Hike: November 5th, Wednesday, 10am-12pm
OLD HOMESITES BREAKFAST: November 15th, Saturday, 8:30am-11am



MONTHLY PUBLIC PROGRAMS

HIKE WITH A NATURALIST

1st Wednesday of Every Month
9 a.m.–11a.m.

Our first Wednesday of the month hike for those members and nonmembers who prefer to hike in a group. Come and discover some of the flora and fauna of the Bull Run Mountains.
This program is free; all are welcome; donations accepted.
January: Geology
February: Winter Tree Identification
March: Amphibians
April: Spring Ephemerals
May: Ferns and their Allies

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TRAIL WORK SATURDAYS

2nd Saturday of Every Month
9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Join us in our efforts to improve and maintain the trail system on the Mountains. Every month volunteers leave a lasting impression on the Preserve and have fun doing it
This program is free; all are welcome.

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PUBLIC PROGRAMS


HALLOWEEN SAFARI

October 18th—Saturday, 7 –8:30 p.m.
October 24th—Friday, 7 –8:30 p.m.
October 25th—Saturday, 7 –8:30 p.m.

BRMC wants to take you on a night-time hike through the Bull Run Mountains! Join us for face painting, Halloween snacks, hot cider, a bonfire, and live music. All participants should bring a flashlight and wear good walking shoes.
Pre-registration is required for 7:00-8:00 p.m. time slots, at least a week in advance..
First-come, first-served from 8:00-8:30 p.m.
$7 in advance/$10 at the door

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BUDDING NATURALIST CAMP

August 11th—15th
Monday thru Friday 10:00a.m.-12:00m.

At this week-long camp, young children will be exposed to the outdoors and wildlife. They will explore life on the Bull Run Mountains through a series of discovery hikes, frog and salamander searches, snake viewing, stream exploration, nature crafts, and games. Ages 4—6.
Limited to 10 participants.
Pre-registration is required.

BRMC Members: $125/Non-members: $175.

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VERNAL POOL TEACHER WORKSHOP

Session 1: July 11th
Session 2: August 8th
Friday, 9a.m.-3:30p.m.

Bull Run Mountains Conservancy invites elementary, middle, high school, and homeschool teachers to a day of exploring the watersheds of the Bull Run Mountains. The workshop will include provide an overview of watershed ecology from the upland forests that buffer headwater streams, to the stream ecosystems themselves and adjacent vernal pool wetland habitats.
Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $20 per attendee.
 
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CHESAPEAKE WATERSHED WORKSHOP

August 4th—7th
Monday thru Thursday 9:00a.m.-4p.m.

BRMC will offer an educational workshop focused on the conservation of the rivers and streams that flow into the Chesapeake Bay. We will explore headwater streams on the Bull Run Mountains, go downstream on Little Bull Run, and visit Turkey Run National Park. At each location students will perform stream monitoring, vegetation analyses, and stream habitat and riparian buffer evaluations. Ages 13-18.
Pre-registration is required.
BRMC Members: $200/Non-members: $250.

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