Welcome to the home base for Team Fields! Team Fields are the sustainers of agricultural, grassland, and historic battlefield conservation in Virginia's capital region! Join the team to help agricultural lands, open spaces, and sacred grounds thrive.
Make sure you attend the virtual opening ceremony, Team Fields webinar and volunteer event, and the closing ceremony at Malvern Hill Farm to earn the most number of points for your team!
Volunteer: "Building Change" Picnic table build for Malvern Hill Farm
Saturday, October 2nd, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Team Fields is getting their hands dirty! Join them at the Richmond Tool Bank workshop as they build 10 picnic tables to help add beauty and function for visitors to properties where CRLC offers public access. The fruits of this project will also be enjoyed by guests at our closing ceremony at Malvern Hill!
The ToolBank workshop address is 1407 Cummings Drive, Richmond, VA. 23220. Please bring water, a face mask, and enthusiasm! Earn 100 points for Team Fields!
Webinar: "Battlefields and Biodiversity: How Collateral Values are Conserving Virginia"
October 5th, 7:00pm
Join us for this webinar with University of Richmond Professors Todd Lookingbill and Peter Smallwood as they discuss their new book book "Collateral Values: The Natural Capital Created by Landscapes of War" and how the preservation of Virginia's Historic Military Battlefields has provided unexpected ecological and natural resource values to the Richmond region. This discussion co-sponsored by the UR Department of Geography and the Environment's Global Environmental Speaker Series. Earn 75 points for Team Fields!
The Games will begin on September 24th! Check back weekly to find Team Fields total points updated here.
Points for a Signature Event: If you have registered for a 2021 Conservation Games signature event and you attend the event, you do not have to email your staff liaison in order to get points. We already have record of your attendance!
Points for a Community Event: If you attended another community event that was listed on the event calendar, email your Team Fields staff liaison Parker at email@example.com with your name, the event name, and if you also shared a selfie or post online about the event. We will not be able to give you the points you earned unless you email your staff liaison! Attend a Community Event to earn 50 points for Team Fields!
Points for an independent activity: If you attend an event that you think supports conservation efforts in the Richmond region or organize your own self guided clean-up, learning activity, etc., share a picture of you doing the activity on social media to earn points and then email the Team Fields staff liaison Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org to let him know what you did and where it was shared online!
Once you register for the Conservation Games and join Team Fields, you will be added to the Team Fields Google Group listserv. Your team co-captains will use this channel to send you updates about Team Fields events, standing in the competition, and answer questions: email@example.com
The Richmond Times Dispatch, August 7, 2019
Virginia Mercury, June 5, 2019
Saving Land, Spring 2019
The Richmond Times Dispatch, January 29, 2019