Illustrating the Everyday
Ivy Creek Natural Area will provide the setting for this outdoor program with authors Arwen Donahue and Suzanne Stryk.
REPLAY: Life After Life
Do we only die once?
Navigating the River
Impact Story: Horace Scruggs — Horace Scruggs is a skilled outdoorsman in Fluvanna County. He is working with our Virginia Folklife Program to pass along his skills in navigating the river to apprentices Hanna Scruggs (Horace’s daughter) and Niya Bates.
The Pets We Love
Who doesn’t want a pig as a house pet?
Changing the Clocks
Permanent daylight savings time — a gift, or a beast in disguise?
Sidelines of the Mainstream
Climate change, pollution, and development projects are threatening surf breaks all over the world. H. Gelfand (James Madison University) says many surfers have taken up the mantle of environmental activism, becoming outspoken protectors of our oceans.
Garden Clubs Make History
Join Virginia Humanities Fellow Meredith Henne Baker for a free, public Garden Week discussion at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. Garden Week showcases garden club women’s preservation and beautification …
REPLAY: Let’s Take A Walk
Traipse around the foothills of Appalachia with us.
Preserving and Using Native Plants
Authors Georgann Eubanks (Saving the Wild South), and Kat Maier (Energetic Herbalism) discuss ecological stewardship and resources for medicinal plant uses from many traditions. Much more than guidebooks, these authors …
Cox’s Snow and the Persistence of Weather Memory
What tales will people tell about the Great I-95 Snowstorm of ’22? About the time an untold number of people, including a U.S. senator, spent a frigid, worrisome twenty-four hours on the interstate somewhere between Ruther Glen in Caroline County and Exit 152/Dumfries in Prince William County after a tractor-trailer accident in an unexpectedly heavy […]