Friday, December 30, 2011

BRFAL projects - wanna get involved?

Blue Ridge Foothills and Lakes Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists have a few projects up their sleeve!
Master Naturalists get involved!
Here is a partial list of some of the volunteer projects BRFAL Members are involved in:
  • Virginia Save Our Streams: Water quality monitoring
  • Boones Mill Elementary: After School Science Project
  • AT Mega-Transect Chestnut Count
  • Bluebird Nest Box Monitoring on the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • CoCoRaHS (Weather Station Monitoring)
  • Emerald Ash Borer Monitoring at Booker T Washington National Monument
  • Gill Creek Stream Ecosystem
  • Invasive Aquatic Weed ID Project
  • Invasive Species Education & Control
  • Inventory of Chestnut Trees on the Blue Ridge Parkway from Mills Gap Overlook to Great Valley Overlook
  • The Walnut Run Eastern Box Turtle Project
  • Various Types Of Bird Watching/Monitoring
  • Vegetation Community Delineation of Booker T Washington National Monument
  • Water Quality Monitoring - Smith Mountain Lake
  • Water Quality Monitoring at Booker T. Washington National Monument
  • Wood Duck Box Project at Smith Mountain Lake State Park
  • Smith Mountain Lake Buffer Landscaping
If any of these interest you, you can learn more about the Virginia Master Naturalist Program here.
The next BRFAL Chapter Basic Training for Aspiring Virginia Master Naturalists is coming up in March 2012 at The Franklin Center in Downtown Rocky Mount VA! You can get the Draft Schedule of Classes and View the Itinerary here, and get the Information Letter and Application here.  If you have any questions about this upcoming basic training please send an email to: 

We hope to see you at the next training!

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