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GFFN Exclusive Naturalist-Guided Walk
Bluebells and Bald Eagles
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Proceeds will be donated to FORB
Spectacular walk amongst Virginia Bluebells, Phlox and other Native Plants, and
Please join us in support of the Friends at Riverbend Park (FORB) for a spectacular walk amongst the Bluebells, Phlox and other native wildflowers. In addition, we shall experience a guided preview of our local resident Bald Eagles, Abe and Abby, at their Minnehaha Island nest. If we are extremely lucky, we may even have eaglets!
Where: RiverBend Park Visitor Center
8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, VA 22066
Donations: Should you feel inspired to give an additional donation, it can be made by check (made out to Friends of Riverbend Park) and brought with you on the day and given to Adrienne West.
Who is FORB?
Friends of Riverbend Park (FORB) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit citizens’ group dedicated to the responsible stewardship and preservation of the undisturbed natural beauty at Riverbend Park.
What is a Virginia Bluebell?
Virginia bluebells are native North American plants. They differ from the European variety, and are actually related to forget-me-nots. Bluebells grow naturally here in the Potomac River floodplain at Riverbend Park. They like the slightly damp soil, so they’ve been here many decades. They root vegetatively, and hence form large colonies. They normally are at peak bloom in mid-April.