Sharp-shinned Hawk Photo by Gerco Hoogeweg The post Raptors and Sparrows at Banshee Reeks Walk appeared first on Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy. The day started damp and overcast for the 17 birders who joined Larry Meade and Jane Yocom for the October Bird Walk at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve. However, we were off to a great […]
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People and Wildlife Living in Harmony
Since Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy’s foundation in 1995, this region has seen a great transformation. From a largely rural area, Loudoun County has grown and changed to a county that encompasses not only hills, farmland and open areas but also increasing suburban development as the population grows.
Change brings with it a greater responsibility to preserve and protect important elements of what makes this area so attractive – the habitat and the wildlife that live among and beside us. That is the role of Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy.
Scarlet Tanager Photo by Michael Myers Several mixed flocks of migrants were the highlights of this past Saturday’s walk at the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship in northwestern Loudoun County. The 3-mile walk forded Piney Run in two different locations. Seventeen people enjoyed the beautiful morning with the temperature rising from the upper 50’s […]