Author Archives: Victoria Young

Rivanna Master Naturalists Hosts First Art Exhibit

The Rivanna Master Naturalists organized and hosted their very first art exhibit, displayed at City Space on the Downtown Mall for two weeks in January. NBC29 did a preview of the show featuring Emily Luebke. Despite foul weather, the January 8th … Continue reading

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Call for Volunteers: Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program

The Rivanna Master Naturalists have partnered with the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program to assist with a unique statewide program that aims to restore Virginia’s oyster population by returning oyster shells from the plates of diners to the bottom of … Continue reading

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7th Annual Big Meadows Butterfly Walk – August 30th

by John Holden On August 30th, thirty-three Master Naturalists from the Rivanna Chapter immersed themselves in the grassy meadows of Big Meadows in Shenandoah National Park . The leader has been going up there at least once a week since … Continue reading

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Wavy Leaf Basket Grass Pull, August 14th

 by Ruth Douglas A team, consisting of Peter Clark (Ivy Creek Foundation) and Rivanna Master Naturalists Tana Herndon, Dave Smith, Katha Bollfrass, and Ruth Douglas visited William Woods Memorial Natural Heritage Area to pull Wavy Leaf Basket Grass last week. … Continue reading

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