Janis Stone, Potomac Appalachian Trail Club Co-District Manager and dedicated Preserve Volunteer, shares her experience of volunteering in the Preserve and the knowledge she has gained about the natural world.
Annie Mickum, a native of The Plains, brings her Culture and Media Studies background to the Preserve to research folk history, centering on the life of Jack Dawson.
Despite COVID-19 school closures, VOF Staff, teachers, and volunteers were able to safely coordinate the release of over 400 fish into Catharpin Creek
Northern Virginia school teachers team up with Preserve staff to coordinate safe brook trout releases into Catharpin Creek after school closures
Vandalism to the historic Corum House is a setback in VOF’s work to uncover the diversely peopled past of the Bull Run Mountains.
Staff present current progress and future goals of the ongoing cultural history project exploring the narrative of mountain life at the Preserve at the Small Museum Association Conference in College Park, Maryland
Native black willow trees are planted in the Jackson Hollow section of the Preserve in continued efforts to create a more hospitable environment for native brook trout.
Staff attend the Natural Areas Association conference, presenting research on two different land management projects, representing VOF and the Commonwealth of Virginia at the national level
Interpretive signage aims to better connect visitors with the natural and cultural history of the preserve.
Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson lead Preserve staff in search of a champion poison sumac tree on the preserve.