Woodend Restoration Watch: Winter 2017 edition

Photo Credit Caroline Brewer

With long time Volunteer Program Manager Alison Pearce starting her new role as Director of Restoration, exciting things will start happening faster at Woodend Sanctuary. That’s why we’re unveiling our new recurring feature, Woodend Restoration Watch! Check back regularly to see what’s new and upcoming and our beautiful oasis within … Continue reading

Rain Gardening- in Your Own Backyard!

By ANS Volunteer Chiara D’AndreaHave you ever wondered what you might do to help conserve the waterways in our area? If so, then creating a rain garden or conservation landscape is a great option for you!  Recently Emily Franc of Anacostia Riverkeeper, and Carla Ellern, RainScapes Planner from Montgomery County’s … Continue reading

Audubon Naturalist Society’s Woodend Sanctuary Rain Garden is Nearing Completion

On Monday, June 26th, representatives from Montgomery Parks joined ANS for a tour and discussion of the newly installed rain garden at Woodend Sanctuary. Although the rain garden won’t have its ribbon cutting ceremony until later this year, it is rapidly approaching completion. With the perfect warm weather for such … Continue reading

Audubon Naturalist Society’s Woodend Sanctuary is Building a Tree Safe Rain Garden

If you’ve driven through the Audubon Naturalist Society‘s Woodend Sanctuary this month you’ve probably seen some construction workers, trucks and a fenced off area along the right hand side of the drive. We are very pleased to announce that in our continuing commitment to the environment to keep more stormwater … Continue reading