HMN Training Class Scheduled


  • Headwaters Chapter Basic Training Class 2016/2017
  • Weekly evening classes starting Tuesday, September 13, 2016
  • McKinney Science Center, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater
  • ~ 6:00PM-8:30PM
  • Two ten-week sessions separated by a winter break
  • Field trips!
  • More HERE

Please share this exceptional opportunity to learn with and become part of our diverse, talented and passionate Naturalists’ community working to protect and conserve our life-sustaining natural resources through education, stewardship and citizen science.

ScienceCenterThe Training Committee is looking forward to holding the class in Bridgewater College’s McKinney Center for Science and Mathematics. We are pleased to be in this facility and thank the Bridgewater Retirement Community for their past donation of space for this training.

With the help of Bridgewater College’s Associate Professor of Biology Kim Bolyard, and BC’s community outreach, the HMN training class 2016/17 will be enjoying the fine facilities and resources available through Bridgewater College’s Science Center on Dinkel Avenue in Bridgewater.

The class format involves two and one-half months of one night a week evening classes in the fall and various field trips, followed by a winter break which will include opportunities to continue learning. The course concludes with another two and one-half month session of weekly evening classes in SPRING 2017.

HMNClass2. each class we look for those individuals who are curious about the natural world, enjoy the outdoors, and want to develop the necessary skills for volunteering and contributing to natural resource management, preservation and conservation in Virginia.

The $200 cost of the 60 hour training class for 2016-17 covers field manuals, reference guides, digital and other reference materials, multi-modal learning and field experience opportunities. For the first time, some limited need-based scholarships will be made available.

Applications are due JUNE 1st, 2016.

More information and a link to the application HERE.