Wednesday Morning Rundown

Flowering tree at Reston National Golf Course

Schools Come Up Short in Fairfax County Budget — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved its 2016 budget on Tuesday. The $3.8 billion budget comes up $14 million below the amount Fairfax County Public Schools requested. [Washington Post]

Spring Festival — Reston Association will hold its nature-themed Spring Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Walker Nature Education center. Family fun to learn about the environment, featuring hands-on activities and acoustic music. [Reston Association]

Search Team Gets To Work in Nepal — The VA-TF1, Fairfax County’s Search-and-Rescue team, has arrived in Nepal and set up operations on a baseball field in order to aid in the earthquake recovery. [Fairfax County Fire and Rescue]

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