Friday, July 11, 2014

Advanced Training Op on July 23rd at 7-8pm

Local Virginia Master Naturalists, their family and friends will be among the hundreds of groups and organizations around the world participating in the third annual National Moth Week, July 19-27. 

This global event will celebrate the beauty, life cycles, and habitats of moths, encouraging “moth-ers” of all ages and abilities to learn about, observe, and document moths in their backyards, parks, and neighborhoods. 


You are invited to attend this free celebration at the Smith River Complex on July 23rd at 7-8 pm is the ADVANCED TRAINING. (Updated to show Advanced training is before the rest of the night's events)

An evening event for family members of all ages!
Event Coordinator: Lynn Pritchett, Certified Virginia Master Naturalist

Show and Tell items on display by Phil McDonald include live captive-bred moths, an emerging summer brood of Luna Moth cocoons, and some Polyphemus Moth caterpillars on Pin Oak tree leaves and Moth and Butterfly display cases.

Dr. Joe Keiper, entomologist and director of the Virginia Museum of Natural History, will also be there as a guest presenter. He’ll shine black lights on white sheets at the canoe launch near the riverside to lure even more moths to capture and photograph.|

Butterfly nets will be provided for the public to borrow.


Wednesday, July 23at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Smith River Sports Complex
1000 Irisburg Rd, Axton, Virginia 24054

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

2014 VIRGINIA MASTER NATURALIST STATEWIDE VOLUNTEER CONFERENCE AND TRAINING!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2014 VIRGINIA MASTER NATURALIST STATEWIDE VOLUNTEER CONFERENCE AND TRAINING!

Please join us for the 2014 VMN Conference at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News, Virginia, September 26-28, 2014. The link to the conference website is below.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Conference website: www.regonline.com/2014vmnconference

Friday, July 4, 2014

Happy Birthday America!

Wishing you and yours a happy and safe 4th of July from the BRFAL Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalist...from sea to shining sea!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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