Sarah Hood-Recent, a senior at the University of Mary Washington, joins the VOF Preserve team as our GIS Intern to study aspects of our cultural history using GIS and remote sensing techniques.
Join us in celebrating the women and girls integral to our science program here at BRMNAP! This year, we are highlighting our 2020 Natural Science Fellow, Meredith Hart, who studied our insect biodiversity, contributing to our greater understanding of our ecosystems and biodiversity.
Join Preserve Manager, Joe Villari, to reflect on the past year at The Preserve at Bull Run Mountains, contemplating our shared history – Our-Story – that we are simultaneously discovering and creating in our living laboratory and open-air museum. Read through our 2020 Annual Report to learn about the rich cultural and natural history narratives we have uncovered and shared in the past year.
This #sciencesaturday we are focusing on North America’s only marsupial and the myriad of benefits they provide to our ecosystems!
Barinaale Dube, VOF’s Cultural History Interpreter, leads a Black History Hike at the Preserve. Even though February is recognized as African American History Month, the on-going work at Bull Run Mountains honors the historic Black and African American residents far beyond 28 days out of the year. From the Black history hikes hosted by our …
Happy #sciencesaturday everyone! We are bringing back our weekly #sciencesaturday posts to highlight the variety of scientists performing research here, the unique diversity our Preserve holds, and to showcase the variety of ways our visitors and community members can contribute to our collective understanding of the natural and cultural treasures that make the Bull Run Mountains …
VOF’s new outreach assistant is developing new guided hikes and other educational initiatives at the preserve.
A compilation of videos created by Cultural History Fellow Barinaale Dube, exploring the lives of three different black and African American families on the Preserve.
VOF Entomologist, Meredith Hart, explores her trials and tribulations of insect identification, and covers some complex questions about insect anatomy.
VOF Entomologist Meredith Hart treats us to another bug-filled information session, touching on the global significance of entomological work and insect preservation