10/23 Abrams Creek Wetlands: A Hidden Shenandoah Valley Gem at SU

Abrams Creek Wetlands: A Hidden Shenandoah Valley Gem with Dr. Woody Bousquet, Shenandoah University Dept. of Environmental Studies will be held at Halpin-Harrison Hall, Stimpson Auditorium, Shenandoah University on Tuesday, October 23rd, from 7 p.m. till 8:30 p.m.  The cost if $10 for FOSA and FONZ members or $15 for nonmembers; SU students and staff free.

Register online at “Register for Programs Here” at www.blandy.virginia.edu; for assistance call 540/837-1758 Ext. 224 Monday through Friday, from 1 p.m. till 5 p.m.  

With more state-rare species than any other limestone-based wetland in Virginia, the Abrams Creek wetlands in Winchester and Frederick County contain many botanical surprises.  Learn about the surveys that began there in 1980 and the results that were published in 2017.

This program is part of the Foundation of the State Arboretum’s public program series, which brings programs and workshops on a variety of topics to the Arboretum.

About the Arboretum:  The State Arboretum of Virginia is part of historic Blandy Experimental Farm, a research field station for the University of Virginia’s Department of Environmental Sciences.  Blandy Experimental Farm is on Route 50 in Clarke County, about 10 miles east of Winchester and 20 miles west of Middleburg.  Directions and a calendar of events are online at http://www.blandy.virginia.edu.

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