Meet our board: Mary Gatling-Finks

This is the second installment 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. Here we are featuring Mary Gatling-Finks, Vice…

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…

Meet Our New Transfer, Chelsea Trice!

Photo: from our new transfer Chelsea Trice   Interview by Stephanie Gardner How long have you been involved in the Virginia Master Naturalists program?  Since spring 2015! What were some of your favorite past volunteer and leadership projects with VMN? Favorite volunteer project: volunteering at Camp Albemarle under the watchful eye of Lauriston DaMitz, TJSWCD,…

Betty Rosson Forrest May 6, 1935 – March 16, 2020

Photo: by Edith J. Carrier Arboretum   Beloved volunteer and supporter of the Arboretum Betty was remembered in last month’s newsletter, but the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum also wrote of her and her contributions to the Arboretum so I’d like you to see the lovely remembrance of her. Betty lived life to the fullest! She…

Welcome Jean!

As a means of introducing her to our Chapter, HMN Stephanie Gardner recently corresponded with our newest member, Jean Stephens, to see if she’d be willing to let us know a little about her. Jean transferred to the Headwaters Chapter from the Richmond area’s Riverine Chapter last January. She brings our “transferee cohort” up to…