Eastern Shore Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists Basic Training Course

The Eastern Shore Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists (VMN) are offering their Basic Training Course from Sept. 7-Nov. 9. Classes will be held each Thursday from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the Historic Onancock School and at various Eastern Shore field locations. The fee for the 10-week course is $150 which covers all materials and field trips. Space is limited and the application deadline is August 19, 2023. 

The course is taught by experts in the Eastern Shore’s ornithology, forestry, entomology and botany as well as the natural processes that create the barrier islands and the bayside coasts, and other topics. 

The Basic Training Course prepares attendees for volunteer service as a Virginia Master Naturalist to help Virginia conserve and manage natural resources and public lands. The is no minimum requirement for volunteer hours, but graduates are expected to volunteer. 

To apply, access the online application at https://bttr.im/n0nre .  If you have questions or would like additional information please contact Ann Quigley (703.582.4525 or [email protected]) or Patty McLaughlin ([email protected]). More information is available on the chapter’s website at  https://masternaturalistesva.com/ .


Sep 07 2023


8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Historic Onancock School
6 College Ave, Onancock, VA 23417


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