Congratulations to the Virginia Master Naturalists from the Historic Rivers Chapter on a job well done.
|Susan Powell helps cut the ribbon at new Freedom Park Interpretive Center (photo from here)|
The idea for an educational exhibit that could make use of the amazing photographic talent that exists in the Historic Rivers Chapter had been brewing for years, but finally became a reality when the Superintendent of James City County Parks requested Master Naturalist help with providing information on plants and animals that might be present at Freedom Park. In the last year, the volunteers have provided information on 353 species of animals and plants, including 835 photos and 15 audio recordings. I had the opportunity to browse a beta version of the kiosk information, and it was truly a treasure trove of wonderful images and natural history tidbits. I encourage all Master Naturalists who might be traveling in the James City County region to stop by Freedom Park and spend some time at the kiosk. ...Read more here
Visit the Historic Rivers Chapter website here and view some of their photos here, more about their photos below:
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The next BRFAL Chapter Basic Training for Aspiring Virginia Master Naturalists is coming up in March 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about the Virginia Master Naturalist Program here. We hope to see you at the next training!