HMN Graduates 5th Class!

Congratulations to the 23 graduates of Headwaters Chapter’s Cohort V Basic Training class! Their accomplishments were celebrated on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, with dinner and the distribution of certificates, name tags and t-shirts in the community room of Eagle Carpet in Harrisonburg. Space constraints meant the entire chapter could not attend the festivities but the entire chapter does join…

Wild Cave Trip

On Tuesday, March 21, six HMNs (including three members of this year’s training class) joined host Brian Lux and our guide, Daniel Greenawalt, on a caving adventure. Our destination was Church Mountain Cave, located off Runion’s Creek Road in Rockingham County. After parking the cars, a short hike up a logging road and a section of…

Rocky Mount Fire to be Featured at the HMN Annual Member Meeting January 21, 2017

The Headwaters Chapter is planning its annual membership meeting to be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017, 11PM-3PM at Arey Hall, Bridgewater Municipal Building, 201 Green St., Bridgewater. Snow date is Saturday, January 28th. Thanks to our Programs Committee Chair Judy Tammi for organizing this meeting! Come for a potluck, a short business meeting including…

Tree ID Trip

On Sunday, November 13, Virginia Department of Forestry Senior Area Forester Patti Nylander hosted a tree identification trip for 13 members of this year’s Headwaters Master Naturalist basic training class. Trainees were joined by two current HMNs as Patti led a walk around the grounds of the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center in Fishersville, VA. While…

Fall Field Trips

While the HMN Basic Training class was in full swing during its fall session, chapter members were given opportunities to join in on a wide variety of field trips. Thanks to Kate Guenther for her organizational skills that made this happen. Here is a sampling of where we went in October: Forestry Management at Historic…