Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) Classes

Virginia Cooperative Extension Horticulture classes are free (unless noted) and are open to the public. Pre-registration is required for classes. Note that class cancellations are determined by the weather and number of registrations. For more information or to register call the Extension Master Gardener Help Desk at 703-792-7747 or register online using our Horticulture Class Registration Form.
   

June thru October Schedule of Classes

 
Saturday in the Garden
September 6 - Weeds, Soil Health and Cover Crops Learn from VCE Staff & Master Gardener Volunteers how to improve your soil, identify weeds and use cover crops effectively.
This class is free; please register. Please call 703-792-7747 or email master_gardener@pwcgov.org for more information.
 
Backyard Woods Workshops
Learning to Create & Enhance Natural Areas Around Your Home
Small woodlots, such as the one you may have in your backyard, are a big deal.  The vast majority of "forestland owners" own less 10 acres.  The workshops will take participants through the manual exploring planning and implementation of various land management concepts and tools.  A Resource CD will also be available.  For more about The Woods in Your Backyard manual go to: www.nraes.org.
Warrenton Workshop Dates:
September 22 & 29 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm
Warrenton Visitor Center
33 North Calhoun St.
Warrenton, 20186

Manassas Workshop Dates:
September 25 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm
October 2 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm
Jean McCoy Conference Room
Sudley North Government Building
7987 Ashton Avenue
Manassas, 20109
 
Save the Date!!
Charles Smith, a member of the Prince William Wildflower Society and an avid birder, will speak on birds in our area.  It's October 7th, form 7-9 pm a the Old Courthouse on 9248 Lee Ave in Manassas VA 20110,  Come join us.  RSVP  to 703-792-7747, the VCE Horticulture Help Desk.
 
Saturday in the Garden
October 4 - Tree Identification Join ISA Certified Arborist, Rachel Habig, for a class on Tree identification from 9 – 11:30 am. Storing homegrown produce The Cooks’ Garden Volunteers will give you tips for storing your homegrown produce from 11:30 - 12 noon.
This class is free; please register. Please call 703-792-7747 or email master_gardener@pwcgov.org for more information.
Extension Horticulture Help Desk 
Drop off samples at the office or leave a message about your insect disease or gardening question. Staffed by Master Gardener Volunteers.  Call 703-792-7747 or email master_gardener@pwcgov.org 
Help us go GREEN & save more than just a tree! For FREE lawn landscape and garden email updates register at eservice.pwcgov.org/eNotifications.
 
 Virginia Cooperative Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability and require accommodations for a workshop, meeting or event; call (703-792-6285/TDD PC 1-800-828-1120) at least five days prior to the event

 

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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Environment and Natural Resources
8033 Ashton Ave. Suite 105
Manassas VA 20109
703-792-6285 - e-mail
Virginia Cooperative Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability and require auxiliary aids services or other accommodations for a workshop or meeting please discuss your accommodation needs at least five days prior to the event with Virginia Cooperative Extension 703-792-6289/TDD PC 1-800-828-1120 
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