News & Stories Archive
June 14, 2022
By Bill Townsend, Farm and Facilities Manager Every Spring and Fall, the miracle of migration can be seen. The night sky is filled with millions of birds attempting long, perilous […]
June 1, 2022
We’re excited to introduce our monthly Member Moment, featuring the wonderful members of the Alice Ferguson Foundation. Kicking off this new spotlight is Mary Lee Phelps, a longtime resident of the Moyaone […]
May 13, 2022
Written by Lauren Blejski, Environmental Educator It’s that time of year again; the weather is warming and flowers are blooming. There are many efforts being made in the community to […]
April 16, 2021
Cleanups continue amid uncertain year in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC with more than 100 trash events.
March 3, 2021
Residents across Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, will safely come together on Saturday, April 10 to participate in the 33rd Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup and help remove thousands of pounds of litter and trash from neighborhoods, parks and streets.
January 25, 2021
Unprecedented times forced the Alice Ferguson Foundation to transition from welcoming thousands of students and community members to Hard Bargain Farm to instead, bringing nature home, virtually.
December 14, 2020
From excessive wrapping paper and extra food waste, our communities and landfills are overflowing. I challenge you to make your holidays as trash free as possible.
December 1, 2020
Take a look at some of the artistic pieces made by our Nature Nuts participants this past fall!
November 16, 2020
Small critters who live in the water and don't have a backbone (our students know them as "macroinvertebrates") are a very important part of our aquatic habitats.
November 9, 2020
With the roar of traffic absent, birders in the metropolitan area have been able to enjoy their passion in a way not possible for several decades.