Boxerwood Nature Center
& Woodland Garden

A Virginia Center For Environmental Education Excellence

Open daily for self tours from Dawn to Dusk 963 Ross Road, Lexington VA

Boxerwood In the News

Here are links to recent articles about Boxerwood.

Free Film on Sustainable Landscaping

Showing  of "Hometown Habitat" at Stackhouse Theatre, W&L, Thursday, November 17, 7pm

Moonlight Pumpkin Walk

Boxerwood Play Trail will be aglow with jack o' lanterrns on October 15, 2016 6-8pm

Woods Creek Stream Health Meeting

Introductory public meeting and local school watershed project showcase on October 5, 2016

Fall Family Festival 2016!

Boxerwood Festival Celebrates Home on Saturday, September 24, 2016, 1 - 5pm

What Climate Change Means for Virginia

Journalist Stephen P. Nash speaks at W&L on Sept. 22, 106

Boxerwood and Washington & Lee Partner with VISTA Program

VISTA position at Boxerwood Nature Center and Woodland Gardens, starting August, 2016.  Boxerwood seeks a VISTA volunteer to develop and implement a volunteer program.  Will prepare plans to recruit, train and manage a corps of volunteers; will also work closely with team to develop funding resources, preparing proposals and planning events.  The VISTA volunteer will also work on education program outreach and cultivating partnerships.  VISTA is a national community service program that supports a one-year volunteer commitment with an annual stipend of $12,000, a $5,200 educational award option, and other benefits.  To apply, send a resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to serve Boxerwood, to Levy Schroeder at

Leadership Transition at Boxerwood

New Executive Director for Boxerwood With New Fiscal Year

Boxerwood Featured on "Only In Your State" website

W&L Grad. Writes About the Magic of Boxerwood

Project NEST Website Goes Live!

Boxerwood's K - 12 Initiative Now Has Its Own Website

Fourth Annual "Music in the Garden" Concert Series

Join us the 2nd & 4th Fridays of the month, May - August

The Fairies are Coming! 

Month Full of Events To Celebrate Opening of New Attraction at Boxerwood

UVA Climatologist Bill Ruddiman to Speak on Global Warming

Local Groups Support April 5, 2016 talk titled "Global Warming:  Evidence and Origin"

GROW 2016 a Success

March 5, 2016 Native Plant Symposium Delivers Insight & Inspiration

Boxerwood Board Rises to the Challenge

Managing Director Bruce Bytnar Announces Retirement for Summer 2016

Education in Action:  A Harvest of Happiness

Conclusion of Successful Ed Programs 2015

  Boxerwood Wins State Honor - and Federal Grant

    Press Release November 18, 2015

 9 Schools in Green Sweep

  Press Release September 23, 2015

Annual Report Update and Errata

2015-2016 Fiscal Year

NEST Schools Scholarship Fund

More than 30 Boxerwood Friends Have Stepped Forward So Far!