2020 Annual Meeting/Potluck Wrap-Up & News

  Photo: by Carl Droms Incoming President Brian Lux and newly Past President Chris Bowlen having a conversation about who caught the larger fish (ok, not really!).   Food, Fun, and Photos! The Annual Meeting/Potluck was fun, interesting and, more importantly, delicious! Carl Droms took great shots and graciously uploaded them to a slideshow for…

Conference Report from VMN Program Director

Photo: by Michelle Prysby Volunteers honed their woody plant identification skills with Ellen Powell, Conservation Education Coordinator with the Virginia Department of Forestry. We were thrilled to have 210 volunteers and dozens of instructors, sponsoring agency representatives, and partners come together September 20-22 for our 2019 Virginia Master Naturalist Statewide Volunteer Training and Conference.  This…

2019 VMN Conference Registration Is Open!

Register Now To Secure Your Choices! Registration for the 2019 VMN Statewide Conference is open! August 18 – Early Registration Closes August 19 – Regular Registration Opens September 1 – Registration Closes Changes to your registration (including any refund requests), must be done on or before September 6 A few quick notes: For now, use…

Design Competition!

Photo: VMN Recertification Pins, 2011-2019 Calling All Artists: Design Competition for VMN 2020 Recertification Pin The species for the pin will be an aquatic macroinvertebrate Who can enter: Any VMN volunteer (certified, member or trainee) What is the topic: submit artwork that could be the basis for the pin design: an aquatic macroinvertebrate Guidelines: 1. Species: You can choose…