Our watershed education project, funded by NOAA’s Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program, is nationally highlighted in recognition of National Environmental Education Week! This project was selected to represent the Chesapeake Bay region (which includes NY, PA, DE, MD, WV, VA, & D.C.) one of 5 watershed regions in the United States with a B-WET program.
Pawpaw Is 2021 State Arboretum Tree of the Year
Native tree produces large, edible fruit
With a breathtakingly beautiful view of the Native Plant Trail meadow and the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Peetwood Pavilion for Environmental Education has become one of the most popular locations at Blandy since it first opened in 2005.
Plein Air Group
- Start time: 10:00am
- End time: 12:30pm
Paint surrounded by the beauty of the natural world! After a quick check-in at the Blandy Herb Garden, artists may go wherever they prefer to paint within Blandy. All experience levels welcome!
Visit our website for more info: https://blandy.virginia.edu/sketch-and-plein-air-groups
Make Your Own Succulent Planter
- Start time: 06:00pm
- End time: 07:30pm
Learn about succulent care and diversity, then make your own succulent planter with “how-tos” from Blandy Assistant Curator for Herbaceous Gardens Carrie Whitacre. All materials and plants provided. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER: HTTPS://BLANDY.VIRGINIA.EDU/CONTENT/UPCOMING-EVENTS
Thursday, May 26th
Blandy Book Club
- Start time: 01:00pm
- End time: 02:30pm
Visit the Blandy Book Club website to learn more!: https://blandy.virginia.edu/book-club
Friday, May 27th
- Start time: 08:00am
- End time: 10:00am
By this time, migrant breeding birds should be singing and nesting. Join Blandy Director and birding enthusiast Dr. David Carr to scout for orioles, Willow Flycatchers, Eastern Kingbirds, Red-eyed Vireos, Yellow Warblers, Common Yellowthroat, Scarlet Tanager, Indigo Buntings, and more!CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER: HTTPS://BLANDY.VIRGINIA.EDU/CONTENT/UPCOMING-EVENTS
Saturday, May 28th
Memorial Tree Planting
- Start time: 10:00am
- End time: 11:00am
Memorial Tree planting to honor the life of McHenry L.Stiff, III.Meet in the main parking lot at 10am, members of the public are welcome.The Funeral Service for McHenry L. Stiff, III will be held on Saturday, May 28th, 2022 at 2:30 pm at the Grace Episcopal Church, 110 North Church Street, Berryville, VA, 22611.