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WHFF 2023 Annual Report

This report is intended to inform the broader public of all that we do, including educational programs, research, partnerships, philanthropy, scholarships, and the many activities taking place at Leopold’s Preserve... Read More

White House Farm Foundation, January 2024

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WHFF Fall 2023 Newsletter

Chairman's Corner | Shenandoah Low Down | What's Happening at Leopold's | The Sackett Decision | Volunteer Highlight | Upcoming Events | What We've Been Reading

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White House Farm Foundation,

September 2023

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WHFF Spring 2023 Newsletter

Director's Corner | Winter Lecture Series | What's Happening at Leopold's | Partnership with River Farm | Volunteer Highlight | Upcoming Events | What We've Been Reading

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White House Farm Foundation,

March 2023

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Leopold's Preserve: Protecting Nature in a Fast-Growing Region

In this podcast episode, WHFF Founder Scott Plein and NVCT Executive Director Alan Rowsome discuss the unique role of Leopold's Preserve in Haymarket. Listen Here!

BioScience Talks, December 2022

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Rare trumpeter swans spotted locally late into spring

On Saturday, April 30, birding expert Dave Larsen raced over to Regency Golf Course in Haymarket after receiving a text message from a neighbor alerting him... Read More

Prince William Times, May 2022

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FOX 5 Zip Trip Gainesville: 5 Must Stops!

There are so many fun things to do when visiting GAINESVILLE it's hard to keep count! Here are THE 5 MUST STOPS that you just can't miss when taking your own ZIP TRIP! Watch the video here.

Fox 5 News, July 2021

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WHFF Winter 2023 Newsletter

Chairman's Corner | Field Trips | WHFF's Year by the Numbers | What's Happening at Leopold's | Volunteer Highlight | Upcoming Events | What We've Been Reading

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White House Farm Foundation, December 2023

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Let Birdsong Drown Out City Noise at Leopold's Preserve

We’d walked nearly two miles and through a handful of habitats, spotting red-winged blackbirds, tree swallows, egrets and evidence of active beavers by the time we saw the first house in the distance. By then... Read More

Bay Journal, August 2023

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Leopold’s Preserve hosts new indoor winter lecture series

The trails and open spaces at Leopold’s Preserve offer an opportunity for visitors of every age to experience the wonder of nature around every turn. But while it’s cold outside... Read More

Prince William Times, December 2022

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WHFF Fall 2022 Newsletter

Director's Corner | A New Approach | What's Happening at Leopold's | Plein Scholarship Recipients | Volunteer Highlight | Upcoming Events | What We've Been Reading

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White House Farm Foundation, September 2022

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WHFF Spring 2022 Newsletter

Director's Corner | Restoration Projects | Recognizing Excellence | What's Happening at Leopold's | Plein Environmental Scholarship | Upcoming Events | What We've Been Reading

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White House Farm Foundation, March 2022

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Burn, baby, burn

Thick smoke wafts through the forest as crews in fire-resistant gear wield “drip torches” against their enemy. The flames stay low but occasionally spike as the workers make their way slowly across the field, allowing wildlife time to escape the scorching blaze as they advance. Read More

Prince William Times, April 2021

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rescued bald eagle soars again after being struck by train

Witness the remarkable journey of a Bald Eagle that defied adversity in a compelling saga that unfolded in the heart of Prince William County, Virginia. Local law enforcement from the Prince William County Police... Read More

WJLA News, November 2023

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WHFF Summer 2023 Newsletter

Chairman's Corner | Grassland Management | What's Happening at Leopold's | Short Film Project | Volunteer Highlight | Upcoming Events | What We've Been Reading

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White House Farm Foundation,

June 2023

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WHFF Winter 2022 Newsletter

Director's Corner | 2022 Year in Review | White House Farm Field Trip | What's Happening at Leopold's | Volunteer Highlight | Upcoming Events | What We've Been Reading

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White House Farm Foundation, December 2022

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WHFF SUMMER 2022 Newsletter

Director's Corner | Supporting Education | Going Native | What's Happening at Leopold's | Making a Difference in Our Community | Upcoming Events | What We've Been Reading

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White House Farm Foundation, June 2022

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Scott C. Plein awarded 2021 Conservationist of the Year

Scott C. Plein, principal at Equinox Investments, LLC, was awarded the 2021 Conservationist of the Year Award by the Prince William Chapter of
Ducks Unlimited... 
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DU Prince William Chapter, February 2022

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Lots to learn at Leopold’s Preserve

The first time I visited Leopold’s Preserve was just under a year ago in March 2020. As an amateur birder, I was invited by my friend, David Larsen, who is a local birding authority and founder of the Regency Nature Lovers group. Read More

Prince William Times, February 2021

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