NOVA's Annual Green Festival 2019

Biodiversity and Urbanization

Date: April 25, 2019
Time: 9:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Annandale Campus - CE Theater Forum & Gym

This year's festival will focus on Biodiversity and Urbanization and incorporate local, regional, and national case studies, as well as tools and research on the challenges of maintaining biodiversity in an urban environment.

The festival is FREE, open to the public, and will include:

To guarantee your ticket for lunch and Festival giveaways, please register by April 5th!

Free parking in any B Lot or in the parking garage for this event!


8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Attendee Check-In / Vendor Fair Set-Up - CE Atrium

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Keynote Speaker / Q & A Dr. Joan Maloof - CE Theater

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Information Fair - CE Gym

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Presentation: Revitalize, Restore, Replant! (R3) - Anna Haley, Fairfax County Stormwater - CE Theater

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Presentation: Native Plants - Sandra Tarpinian, Green Spring Gardens - CE Theater

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch & Panel Discussion / Dr. Joan Maloof - CE Forum

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Film Screening "The Last Stand - Ancient Redwoods and Their Bottom Line" - CE Theater

Speaker Biography

Dr. Joan Maloof founded the Old-Growth Forest Network to preserve, protect and promote the country's few remaining stands of old-growth forest. She spends her time lecturing, writing, visiting forests, assisting private landowners, and supporting local groups trying to protect community forests from development. She is the author of Teaching the Trees, Among the Ancients, Nature's Temples, and most recently The Living Forest. 

Information Fair

  • Old Growth Network
  • Fairfax County Stormwater
  • NOVA Sustainability
  • NOVA Campus Enterprises (Auxiliary)
  • Scrap Exchange
  • Fairfax Master Naturalists
  • Extension Green Spring Master Gardeners
  • Plant NOVA Natives
  • 2019 City Nature Challenge DC
  • Bike Fairfax and Walk Fairfax
  • Secure Futures
  • Urban Forestry
  • Fairfax County Solid Waste (DPWES)
  • GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic
  • Professional Grounds Management Society

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 9:15am to 3:00pm

CE Theater Forum & Gym

Event Type

Meetings & Conferences

Target Audience

Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Transfer


Research, Science & Technology



Contact Name

Rob Johnson

Contact Email


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