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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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Virginia Master Naturalists Improve Charlottesville City Parks

Two Rivanna Master Naturalist projects this spring have benefitted everyone who enjoys Charlottesville City Parks.  In April, twenty-two volunteers planted approximately 100 tree seedlings along Moore’s Creek in Quarry Park. Rivanna Master Naturalists coordinated this event with the Rivanna Conservation … Continue reading

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Observations from a Unique Ecological Area – Maple Flats

Rivanna Master Naturalist volunteer and chapter field trip leader extraordinaire John Holden sent this report on the latest of the chapter’s annual visits to Maple Flats in Augusta County, and Rivanna Master Naturalist Devin Floyd contributed the fabulous photos!   … Continue reading

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Become a Rivanna Master Naturalist Volunteer in 2014!

  The Rivanna Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists is pleased to announce that the 2014 Basic Training will begin February 11 at the Ivy Creek Natural Area. This year’s class will be on Tuesday evenings with some Saturday field trips scheduled.  A tentative schedule, application, and … Continue reading

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Salamanders, salamanders everywhere

On Saturday, March 3, a group of about twenty eager RMN members and friends hiked into the Maple Flats area of George Washington National Forest to seek for salamanders among the vernal sinkhole ponds there.  John Holden led the group, … Continue reading

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