A Community Based Natural Resources Volunteer Program

New VMN Trainee Class


Our Fall 2020 class is currently underway, if you are interested in joining us for our next class see this page for more information or contact us here!

Upcoming Events


COVID-19.   Our Chapter is following State guidance, and we have scaled back our activities accordingly.

Virtual or Remote Events:

-Prince William Conservation Alliance: Meet Virginia's Bats: Webinar with Susan Watson with VA Dept. of Wildlife Resources, Monday April 26th, 7 p.m.

-How to be an Overachiever in the i-Naturalist City Nature Challenge: with Merrimac Farm VMN Lisa Matthews, Monday April 19th, 7-8:30 p.m.

-i-Naturalist 2021 City Nature Challenge, more details and ways to participate soon: April 30th-May 3rd


-Merrimac Farm Chapter Meeting: Topic to TBD: Thursday May 20th, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

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!


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

Co-Presidents CC Lim and Kelly Auldridge



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