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Field Trips and Events in Maryland and DC

Outdoor Adventures ~ Social Hours ~ Volunteer

As 2017 arrives we're looking ahead to a busy new year of events, outings, and volunteer opportunities. Check this space often for updated listings including panel events at the DC Environmental Film Festival featuring Conservancy scientists and speakers.

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Ongoing Special Events

  • Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital (DCEFF)

    Various locations in DC and Northern Virginia
    March 14, 2017 - March 26, 2017

      The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) offers a premier showcase of environmentally themed films aimed at advancing public understanding. The Nature Conservancy is proud to once again be a sponsor of the 2017 DCEFF.  We wi... Learn more

Special Events

  • Atlantic White Cedar Planting

    Nassawango Creek Preserve
    April 01, 2017

    Join the Nature Conservancy and the National Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) as we partner with the Chesapeake Bay Trust to restore Atlantic white cedar habitat in our Nassawango Creek Preserve.   We need volunteers to help us plant Atlantic White Cedar seed... Learn more

  • Red Spruce Planting

    Cranesville Swamp Preserve
    April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017

    Red Spruce (Picea rubens) once covered thousands of acres in western Maryland before logging and wildfires at the turn of the last century drastically reduced its range. Join us as we replant several thousand locally-sourced red spruce seedlings. This planting will ... Learn more

  • DC Environmental Film Festival - An Evening with Chris Palmer

    Malsi Doyle & Michael Forman Theater
    McKinley Building, American University
    4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20016-8017
    March 21, 2017

    Chris Palmer, founder and director of American University's Center for Environmental Filmmaking, describes the best food films of all time, illustrating his remarks with compelling clips. Following his remarks, short films from the finalists in this year’s Ec... Learn more

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