This Week at Ivy Creek

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Monday, December 17 | 4:00pm

ICF Board Meeting - Snow Makeup Date

A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Ivy Creek Foundation.  To learn about the current month's agenda or request presentation time at a board meeting, please contact the Executive Director or the President.


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Tuesday, December 18 | 10:00am

World of Walking - Autumn

Dan Kulund welcomes walkers of all ages to the autumn World of Walking at Ivy Creek. In this 90-minute outdoor activity you will learn how to weave simple movements (Motos) and hiking stick skills into an otherwise ordinary walk. You will also practice turning natural features into movement props. Dr. Kulund is the former Orthopedic Fitness Advisor to Air Force Basic Military Training. Meet at the Education Building. Free and open to the public.


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Wednesday, December 19 | 4:30pm

Marketing and Development Committee


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Thursday, December 20 | 11:00am

Building & Grounds Committee

Building and Grounds Committee meets on the third Thursday at 11:00 am in the Education Building.


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Saturday, December 22 | 9:00am

Volunteer Work Day - Saturday

Join volunteers to work on field restoration, invasive plant removal, or various trail improvements such as water bar repairs and trail widening. Wear outdoor work clothes and close-toed shoes/boots. Meet in the parking lot.


About Ivy Creek

Scenically shadowed by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Ivy Creek Natural Area (ICNA) is a 219-acre preserve bordering the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir in Charlottesville, Virginia.

With seven miles of trails traversing a mix of upland woods, pine stands, fields, streams, and shoreline, ICNA is an ideal site to learn about the rich natural history characteristic of Central Virginia.

Learn More

Now Available

Forests at Ivy Creek Cover

The Forests of Ivy Creek: Past, Present and Future by Tom Dierauf is now available as a PDF download.

Many ICF members and partner organizations have been waiting for Mr. Dierauf's two-year inventory and report on ICNA.

This important work was done in conjunction with the County of Albemarle to catalog the changes in and condition of the land, tree stands, and biodiversity of our conservation area and give a glimpse of what it might look like in the future.