RAS to sponsor film, The Messenger, at 2017 RVA Environmental Film Festival
The Organizers are pleased to announce the seventh Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF), to be held February 6th thru 12th, and on the 18th 2017. The Enrichmond Foundation, Capital Region Land Conservancy, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Viridiant, and Falls of the James Group - Sierra Club, along with several other sponsors, have been working together to make sure this year’s festival is the best yet, with many insightful films selected to raise awareness of environmental issues relative to all residents of our planet - and to Richmond citizens in particular. See this month's Thrasher for more details.
RAS to Host 2017 VSO Annual Meeting
The 2017 Virginia Society of Ornithology Meeting will be hosted by the Richmond Audubon Society at the Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center located at 1000 Virginia Center Parkway, Glen Allen, Virginia.
We hope you will join us for a wonderful weekend of great presentations, birding and fellowship with the VSO.
More details will follow, but the announcement is now posted on the VSO webpage.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The Jan/Feb 2017 Issue of the Thrasher is online.
Click here to download (Adobe Acrobat Reader Required).
Upcoming Member Meeting Programs:
WHERE: Held at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Pkwy., Richmond, VA at the corner of Custis Road and Chippenham Parkway unless noted.
WHEN: RAS membership meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM (except June, July, August and December). Come early for coffee, cookies and conversation beforehand starting at 6:30 PM.
January 19th - How to Advocate Presented by: Trieste Lockwood
Come welcome Trieste Lockwood, Policy & Campaign Manager at Virginia Conservation Network (VCN). We all can be persuasive in our own way and make the case for what we want. Why not combine that with our passion for birds. See this month's Thrasher for more details.
RAS helps home-schoolers appreciate birds
A group of 18 home-schoolers from Hanover completed a CBC mural on December 9, 2014 that was displayed at the Ashland Public Library through January, 2015.
New - Guide to Gulls of the Richmond Area
Find out more about our fascinating local gulls with identification tips and photos from RAS's very own Arun Bose.
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