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    March 1, 2020: Growing Edibles in Containers (Aldie Virginia)

    No garden? No problem! Learn to grow delicious edibles in containers. Sustainability Matters educators will cover soil, drainage, container size, type and placement. We’ll highlight the types of vegetables that do best in containers, when to plant them, and how to maintain your plants for the best harvest. Hosted by PEC at their Community Farm….

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    March 11, 2020: Sustainability Matters Volunteer Orientation – Clarke County (Boyce Virginia)

    Looking for a fun, conservation-based volunteer activity in 2020? Come work with Sustainability Matters! We’re a new, volunteer-driven non-profit, with a focus on conservation education and community building. Join us for a brief volunteer orientation in Blandy’s library before Not in Our Backyard: How to Fight Spotted Lanternfly. Get an overview of Sustainability Matters and…

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    May 19, 2020: Get Paid to Go Green: Funding for Conservation Practices Hosted by Sustainability Matters (Maurertown Virginia )

    Thought about planting a pollinator meadow or riparian buffer, but daunted by the expense? Find out how to get state and federal programs to cover most of the cost of eco-friendly improvements to your land! There’s no minimum acreage required for several of the programs, and funding is available for wildlife & pollinator habitat, tree…

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    February 25, 2020: Get Paid to Go Green: Funding for Conservation Practices (Edinburg Virginia)

    Thought about planting trees along your creek or putting in a livestock watering system, but put off by the expense? Come find out how to get state and federal programs to cover most of the cost of improving your land! *** PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is geared at the agricultural community. Those who are not…

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    April 18, 2020: Earth Day Shenandoah & Community Plant Swap (Woodstock Virginia)

    2020 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! SAVE THE DATE to join Sustainability Matters and our official media partners, 92.5 WINC FM and the Northern Virginia Daily/Winchester Star, for the NSV’s largest Earth Day celebration. Free & family-friendly! #EarthDayShenandoah There’ll be: – a mega Community Plant Swap – Tesla Test Drives – free Tai…

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    March 21, 2020: Greener than Grass: a Sustainable Landscaping Workshop (Harrisonburg Virginia)

    Greener than Grass: a Sustainable Landscaping Workshop                    Presented by Sustainability Matters Saturday, March 21 | 9 AM – 12 NOON $30/Registration Edith J. Carrier Arboretum at JMU Turf grass is America’s #1 crop…yet has no ecological value whatsoever. Learn to landscape more sustainably, replacing your grass…

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    March 11, 2020: Not in Our Backyard: How to Fight Spotted Lanternfly (Boyce Virginia)

    Get it before it gets your garden, orchard or vineyard! Spotted Lanternfly, arguably the worst invasive insect to enter Virginia in 150 years, has now spread from Frederick County to Clarke. It has the potential to threaten agricultural crops, forests, and home landscapes throughout Virginia. Learn how to ID, report sightings, and slow the spread…

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    February 3, 2020: Sustainability Matters Volunteer Orientation – Woodstock (Woodstock Virginia)

    Looking for a fun, conservation-based volunteer activity in 2020? Come work with Sustainability Matters! We’re a new, volunteer-driven non-profit, with a focus on conservation education and community building. Join us for a brief volunteer orientation after Environmental Trivia Night. Get an overview of Sustainability Matters and what our volunteers do, and tell us what interests…

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    February 3, 2020: Environmental Trivia Night (Woodstock Virginia)

    Sustainability Matters and Fort Valley Nursery partner for the second year to offer a fun, educational, and deeply challenging evening of environmental trivia!! Bring your friends, and come test your knowledge of plants, bugs, birds, and environmental issues. All new questions for 2020. Trivia starts at 7 pm sharp, but Woodstock Garden Cafe inside the…

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    January 19, 2020: Sustainability Matters Volunteer Orientation – Winchester (Winchester Virginia)

    Looking for a fun, conservation-based volunteer activity in 2020? Come work with Sustainability Matters! We’re a new, volunteer-driven non-profit, with a focus on conservation education and community building. Join us for a brief volunteer orientation after the Houseplant & Seed Swap. Get an overview of Sustainability Matters and what our volunteers do, and tell us…

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