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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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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


OLD HOMESITES BREAKFAST

November 15th — Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–11 a.m.
BRMC is thrilled to continue our exploration of old home sites with an extra treat. Go beyond the trails as we explore cemeteries, foundations, and clearings that mark past residences. Then enjoy a hot breakfast in the woods as Marcia Markey, a local historian, performs an historical reenactment based on diaries, letters, and other primary sources. Space is limited and spots fill early.
Pre-registration is required.
BRMC Members: $25/ Non-members: $30.

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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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HOMESCHOOL OFFERINGS

This autumn and winter BRMC will be hosting a series of classes for homeschoolers.

Freshwater Ecology   (10 a.m.—12 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2014)
Discovery Hike   (10 a.m.—12 p.m. Wednesday, October 15, 2014)
Autumn Season Hike   (10 a.m.—12 p.m. Wednesday, November 5, 2014)

 
Pre-registration is required. $5 per attendee per session.
Register online at www.brmconservancy.org or by mail with checks payable to BRMC.

Autumn Season Hike (10 a.m.—12 p.m. Wednesday, November 5, 2014)

Join a BRMC naturalist as you discover the seasonal changes on the Bull Run Mountains. Learn more about how and why trees change their colors and lose their leaves, as well as what else is changing with the season. All ages.

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Bull Run Mountains Conservancy Box 210 Broad Run, Virginia 20137
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