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Basic Training Overview

The Virginia Master Naturalist program is a corps of volunteers dedicated to conserving our natural heritage.  We work with sponsoring state agencies and with local partnering groups such as schools, parks, and environmental groups.  Our chapter includes members of all … Continue reading

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Early History of the Rivanna Master Naturalists

By Ida Swenson, January 2017 For many in the Charlottesville area, we first heard of the Master Naturalists at a meeting of the Natural History Roundtable at the Ivy Creek Natural Area Education Building in the fall of 2005. Dede … Continue reading

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