July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022
We talk about the value of our pollinators, but how do we really know if their populations are increasing or decreasing? Citizen science is the answer! Volunteer groups exist to count pollinators just as we count birds for Audubon and Cornell. Join the annual butterfly count at the Clifton Institute (6712 Blantyre Rd., Warrenton) on Saturday, July 23, where the results will be sent to the North American Butterfly Association. This is a free event, but registration is necessary.
The media give us an overwhelming barrage of information about climate change, news that is discouraging at best, and which can create feelings of helplessness and despair. The diocesan Spiritual Resilience working group provides a monthly safe space to talk. Together we build spiritual resilience as we ponder a faithful/faith-filled response to the climate crisis. Join with others around the diocese as we talk, pray and vision together. July 28 from 7-8:15 by Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81764854557 or contact the Creation Care Task Force at DOVA.CCTF@gmail.com for more information.
Zoom Meeting ID: 817 6485 4557
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