Ribbit!

On the evening of Friday, May 4th a group of four Headwaters Master Naturalists and one guest journeyed to the Augusta Springs Wetlands Trail to try our ears at frog and toad call identification. Under the tutelage of HMN and Frogwatch Monitor Kate Guenther we listened to the recorded voices of the frogs and toads…

Creating Healthy & Productive Forests

The History of Forest Management in the United States Presented by Patti Nylander of the Virginia Department of Forestry Monday, March 19th | 5:00 – 7:00PM light snacks will be provided Augusta County Government Building Meeting Rooms, Verona We will be in the South Board Room. Use the Public Meeting Room Entrance at the Augusta…

Getting Batty at the HMN Annual Meeting

Saturday, January 20, 2018, Headwaters Master Naturalists gathered at the Bridgewater Community Center at Arey Hall to socialize, reconnect over a pot luck meal, and support our bats through continuing education and outreach. It was an absolutely beautiful and yes, an unseasonably warm winter day, adding extra energy to conversations, as around 30 HMNs perused…

HMN Annual Membership Meeting

Calling all Headwaters Master Naturalists! Please join us for our annual membership meeting!  Saturday, January 20, 2018 12 PM Arey Assembly Hall 201 Green St., Bridgewater Activities for the general membership include a used book sale, a potluck lunch, the annual meeting and HMN board elections, and continuing education program about bat research and conservation.…

Lichen Hike

Another exciting outing jointly sponsored by Headwaters Master Naturalists and Friends of Shenandoah Mountain took place Sunday, November 5th near Braley Pond. Jack Wilson, local expert on mycology and all things fungi, led 13 hikers from both groups on a fascinating journey of discovery around his MoonDance Camp and the adjoining George Washington National Forest.…

Nature Journaling with Betty Gatewood

Keeping a journal of your observations, questions, and reflections will enrich your experiences and develop gratitude, reverence, and the skills of a naturalist. The goal of nature journaling is not to create a portfolio of pretty pictures but to develop a tool to help you see, wonder, and remember your experiences.  – John Muir Laws…