Creating Healthy & Productive Forests

The History of Forest Management in the United States Presented by Patti Nylander of the Virginia Department of Forestry Monday, March 19th | 5:00 – 7:00PM light snacks will be provided Augusta County Government Building Meeting Rooms, Verona We will be in the South Board Room. Use the Public Meeting Room Entrance at the Augusta…

Headwaters Welcomes Leslie

Leslie Ashman recently transferred to the Headwaters Chapter from the Banshee Reeks Chapter in northern Virginia. To help introduce her to Chapter members, HMN Stephanie Gardner corresponded with Leslie to find out a bit about her and her work with the Master Naturalists program: How long have you been involved in the Virginia Master Naturalists…

Getting Batty at the HMN Annual Meeting

Saturday, January 20, 2018, Headwaters Master Naturalists gathered at the Bridgewater Community Center at Arey Hall to socialize, reconnect over a pot luck meal, and support our bats through continuing education and outreach. It was an absolutely beautiful and yes, an unseasonably warm winter day, adding extra energy to conversations, as around 30 HMNs perused…

HMN Annual Membership Meeting

Calling all Headwaters Master Naturalists! Please join us for our annual membership meeting!  Saturday, January 20, 2018 12 PM Arey Assembly Hall 201 Green St., Bridgewater Activities for the general membership include a used book sale, a potluck lunch, the annual meeting and HMN board elections, and continuing education program about bat research and conservation.…

Lichen Hike

Another exciting outing jointly sponsored by Headwaters Master Naturalists and Friends of Shenandoah Mountain took place Sunday, November 5th near Braley Pond. Jack Wilson, local expert on mycology and all things fungi, led 13 hikers from both groups on a fascinating journey of discovery around his MoonDance Camp and the adjoining George Washington National Forest.…