This Week at Ivy Creek

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Tuesday, January 16 | 10:00am

World of Walking and Motos

Dan Kulund welcomes walkers of all ages to Ivy Creek for an indoor winter version of the World of Walking and Motos. In this 90-minute workshop 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 and man-made objects into movement props. Dr. Kulund is a former Air Force Chief of Health Promotion. Meet in the Education Building. Free and open to the public.


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Wednesday, January 17 | 10:00am

RESCHEDULED for 1/31-Meet and greet new executive director, Kate Mallek

Rescheduled for January 31st.


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Thursday, January 18 | 4:00pm

Education Committee

The Education Committee meets on the third Thursday at 4:00 pm in the Education Building.


About Ivy Creek

Scenically shadowed by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Ivy Creek Natural Area (ICNA) is a 215-acre preserve bordering the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir in Charlottesville, Virginia.

With over six 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.

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Now Available

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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.