Join the ranks of avid river stewards (remotely!) this Earth Day weekend and help to…
POSTPONED: We’ll be in touch once we’re able to reschedule.
Join us for an informative presentation, tasty brunch, volunteer appreciation award, and brief members business meeting.
10 am to noon, Saturday, March 28th, Woodstock Presbyterian Church fellowship hall
142 E Court St, Woodstock
FREE EVENT: PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO REGISTER
Our Guest Speaker: Paul Bugas, Former Aquatics Manager with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF)
Freshwater Fishes of Virginia
Paul is a coathor of Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of Virginia, published in September 2019. He was an Aquatics Manager with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) from 2011-2019 working out of the Verona Regional Office. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 1975 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Forestry and Wildlife and immediately went to work with DGIF. His first project out of college was to identify and inventory the Commonwealth’s trout resource. For 35 years, he was district fisheries biologist for 5 counties that included managing resources such as Lake Moomaw, the Maury River, and the headwaters of the Shenandoah River. His last assignment with DGIF included 29 counties in the Shenandoah Valley, Northern Virginia and Northern Piedmont. Besides overseeing fish population, habitat, fish stocking, environmental assessment and water quality projects, he is keenly interested in educating the public on aquatic resource issues. Paul retired from VDGIF on October 1, 2019.
Along with the presentation:
- plan to see old friends and make some new ones.
- Celebrate our wonderful volunteers.
- Enjoy a delicious brunch.
- Hear updates on our organization and the health of the river.
- Attend one of the shortest business meetings in the business.
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