A Community Based Natural Resources Volunteer Program
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New VMN Trainee Class


We are recruiting for our next class starting in August 2021, if you are interested in joining us please 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.

In Person Events:

-Audubon Society, Moth Survey (following workshop below) with VMN Judy Gallagher, Saturday, July 31rst, 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. 

-Clifton Institute, Bird Walk: Saturday, July 31rst, 7 a.m.-9 a.m.

Virtual or Remote Events:

-Audubon Society, Online Moth Workshop with VMN Judy Gallagher, Thursday, July 29th 7 p.m.-8 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!

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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

Co-Presidents CC Lim and Kelly Auldridge