Shen Mt Garlic Mustard Pull

HMN Lisa Klein reports here on her May 1, 2021, garlic mustard pull along the Shenandoah Mountain Trail near the Confederate Breastworks in the George Washington National Forest: There is a ton of garlic mustard up on Shenandoah Mountain. Lynn Cameron had seen a couple of patches, but by the time we went up to…

Cohort Zoom

Greetings from Cohort VII Our eager swarm of 25 got together on a windy Feb 27, 2020 evening for our initial class at Bridgewater College. At this intro session we “broke bread”, got to know some of our fellow mates, met some of the HMN officers and got the lay of the future land from…

Getting acquainted with Better Impact

Like it or not, we’ve got a new volunteer management system in Better Impact! The Virginia Master Naturalists Volunteer Management System (VMN VMS) that has been in place since the formation of the Headwaters Chapter in 2011, is scheduled to disappear at the end of April. The state program coordinators have worked hard over most…

Meet our board: Brian Lux

The first in a series to learn more about who’s doing the work behind the scenes to keep our Chapter running along Stephanie Gardner, HMN Board Historian and Parliamentarian, is conducting a series of online interviews with the members of our 2021 Board of Directors, starting with: Brian Lux, President of the Board How long have…

Monarch Butterflies Webinar

Get some CE from VMN State Program Coordinator Michelle Prysby Virginia Master Naturalist Program Director Michelle Prysby presented the webinar Monarch Butterflies: Biology, Ecology & Conservation hosted by Wild Virginia on the evening of April 19th. You can find a recording of the webinar linked HERE. This informative hour and a half-long program has been…