Reston Association is hosting a Summer Shorts Environmental Film Festival on Aug. 7, 7 to 9 p.m., at Walker Nature Education Center, 11450 Glade Dr. Admission is free, but a $5 donation is suggested.
Here is what is on the screen:
Among Giants, a 2013 film about an activist who spends more than three years disrupting the clear-cutting of a redwood grove by sitting on a tiny platform a hundred feet up in the tree canopy.
Snows of the Nile, which explores the Earth’s only equatorial glaciers in Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains. The glaciers have shrunk by more than 80 percent in the last century. The film follows Dr. Neil Losin and Dr. Nate Dappen, two scientists and photographers, on an ambitious expedition to re-capture historical glacier photographs.
An Opossum’s Tale, which looks at the survival of Virginia Opossum in the outskirts of Detroit.
Popcorn, soda and beer available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Friends of Reston.
Reservations are requested by Aug. 4. Email [email protected] or call 703-476-9689.
Photo: Still from Snows of the Nile/Credit: Days Edge Productions
FCPS is ramping up efforts to provide on-site testing and prepare for vaccinations for elementary school-aged kids, including by enlisting a third party that hasn’t been publicly identified yet. Although…
An illustration of a coronavirus (via CDC/Unsplash) After seeing COVID-19 cases climb throughout August, Fairfax County seems to be finishing September at a plateau in the Delta variant-driven surge that…
A 3 BD/2.5 BA condo with a one-car garage and a clubhouse with a fitness center and pool was recently listed for rent in Reston.
A former youth minister at a Reston church faces multiple charges related to the unlawful filming of a minor. Douglas Johnson worked as a youth minister at St. John Neumann…