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A Community Based Natural Resources Volunteer Program
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New VMN Trainee Class


Our 2023 Basic Training Course will begin August 12th.

If you are interested in attending next year's training course please contact us to be placed on our interest list.  Find more information here!

Upcoming Events


In Person Events:

-Prince William County Fair: Merrimac Farm VMNs will be at the 4H Barn- come visit with us and learn more about our program!  August 11-19 (see fair page for more details).

Virtual Events:

Check out VMN's guide to nature related activities from our partners that you can do at home.

For Registered Master Naturalists and Trainees- See more event details at the new Better Impact System!


Hosted by Partners or Our Chapter

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2022 Earth Day 

2022 BTC Grad

Class of 2022

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Class of 2020-2021


Who We Are

A group of local volunteers and nature enthusiasts who participate in citizen science projects, stewardship, and provide environmental education to the local community. 

Our Mission​
The Virginia Master Naturalist Program is a statewide corps of volunteers providing education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. Interested Virginians become Master Naturalists through training and volunteer service.

Membership is open to citizens of Prince William County and beyond. We welcome Fauquier County residents to join our chapter.


Class of 2019

Contact Us

2023 Co-Presidents Melinda Landry and Matthew Horn

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