CoCoRaHS: Volunteers Tracking the Weather

On Saturday, February 20, several HMNers were treated to a Zoom introduction to the CoCoRaHS organization by the Augusta/Rockingham coordinator, Tommy Le Beau. Despite a slight snag at the beginning (this was Elaine’s first time as Zoom host) it was an enjoyable presentation. Karen Milne, Peggy Plass, and John Bauman Zoomed in. Jean Stephens had internet…

Mushroom Hunt

Photo: by Adrie Voors My personal favorite, a “little brown” with signs of critter sampling bite marks. The recent dry spell kept our mushroom count on the low side as Peggy Plass, Lacey and her son, Jack Dean, his friend, Hayden Terry, and I searched around the Edith J Carrier Arboretum for these visual treats on Sunday, October…

Learn to be an Active Watershed Steward! Participate in CBF’s 2019 VoiCeS Course

Thursday evenings, October 10 through November 21, 6-8:45 pm. Waynesboro Public Library, 600 S. Wayne Avenue, Waynesboro. The Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards (VoiCeS) program engages local volunteers and their communities to create a deeper understanding of the Bay and the efforts to restore it. VoiCeS is CBF’s most in-depth adult education program available to its members and…

About VA Groundwater with Joel Maynard

Virtual Hydro-Geologic Tour of Rockingham and Augusta Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s Groundwater Characterization Geologist Joel Maynard lent his expertise and enthusiasm to Headwaters Master Naturalists and guests in a program at the DEQ’s local office on Wednesday, June 26. The presentation was attended by ten master naturalists and eight guests. Before zeroing in on…

The Water Beneath Us

Want to learn about the water beneath us?  Attend the “Virtual Hydro-Geologic Tour of Rockingham and Augusta” on Wednesday, June 26.  Joel Maynard, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s Groundwater Characterization Geologist for our region, will be describing the occurrence and movement of groundwater in our area. His presentation, which will include photos and fascinating…