Meet our Board: Carl Droms

Here is a new installment in our ongoing series to learn more about who’s doing the work behind the scenes to keep our Chapter running along. Stephanie Gardner, Newsletter Team member, conducted this online interview with our newly (re-)elected Chapter Treasurer, Carl Droms. How long have you been a Virginia Master Naturalist?  Of which Headwaters…

Feasting with Fire

While not strictly a naturalist activity, I did get the chance to participate in an all-day, hands-on 18th-century cooking class at Sky Meadows State Park near Delaplane, Virginia, earlier this month. The teacher, Rebecca Suerdieck, is a second-generation historic re-enactor who literally grew up at Colonial Williamsburg! Not only does she know her open fire…

Meet our Board: Peggy Plass

This is the latest installment in a series to learn more about who’s doing the work behind the scenes to keep our Chapter running along. Stephanie Gardner, former HMN Board Historian and Parliamentarian, is conducting a series of online interviews with the members of our current Board of Directors. Here we are featuring Peggy Plass,…

Welcome Cindy!

Cindy Westley recently transferred to the Headwaters Chapter from the Rivanna Chapter next door to us. To help introduce her to Chapter members, HMN Stephanie Gardner corresponded with Cindy 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…

Meet our Board: Elaine Smith

This is the fifth 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 Elaine Smith, Chair…