NatGen Bestows the McGranaghan Stewardship Award

trail b day bash oct 2014 044Naten  bestowed the McGranaghan Stewardship Award to David Ward for his extraordinary efforts to protect the habitat at the Chapman DeMary trail and educate people about it.  David helped us on our The Trail to Water Quality project with his overall guidance and also took special interest in helping the our high school students prepare the plan that they ultimately presented to the town council.  Read more..


5 Year B-day Bash A Success!

trail b day bash oct 2014 026The five year anniversary celebration of the trail on October 25 was a hit!  More than 250 people, young and old, came out explore nature, learn about the flora and fauna on the trail, join nature themed activities like making pine cone bird feeders, taking a nature scavenger hunts and more!  Thanks to all our sponsors!


Toast the Trail with a P-ville Pale Ale! Proceeds Benefit NatGen

For the entire month of October, Corcoran Brewing Company will donate $2 from the sale of their P’ville Pale to The Nature Generation to support outdoor education on the Chapman DeMary Trail!

So come on out and Toast the Trail with a P-ville Pale ! Corcoran Brewing Company is located at 205 Hirst Road, Suite 105 in Purcellville…neighboring the Chapman DeMary Trail.   Many thanks to Corcoran Brewing Company! Look for them at the Chapman DeMary Trail Birthday Bash on October 25.


New Board Chairman

We are pleased to announce that The Nature Generation Board of Directors elected Ian Kline, President and CEO of The Cadmus Group, Inc., as Chairman.  Mr. Kline succeeds Peter Trick, who will continue to serve on the Executive Board.

“The Nature Generation is privileged to have Ian lead the organization and build upon our successes,” said President and Founder Amy Marasco Newton. “He has been an active member of our executive board for 10 years, and understands the challenges we face in teaching our next generation to be responsible environmental stewards.”

In his capacity at Cadmus, Kline champions “social good” missions, including the protection of the natural environment for government and commercial clients on a variety of complex sustainability, environmental, and public health issues.

Mr. Kline holds an M.P.P. in environmental policy and management from the University of Southern California and an A.B. from Cornell University, where he now serves on the advisory board of the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at the University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. He also is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s comprehensive executive leadership program.


NatGen in the News!

Kids Washington Post on The Nature Generation Chapman DeMary Trail Ocober 21 2014The Nature Generation was featured in The Washington Post this week! The article tells the great story of kids getting out on the Chapman DeMary Trail and how they learn to love nature and then learn how to take care of it through fun stewardship activities. J
Click here to see the article on-line.