The statewide Virginia Master Naturalists website has a wealth of webinars approved for continuing ed. There is often an opportunity for a live webinar. Or, you can review recorded webinars. A wide variety of topics is available, such as: Poisonous Plants in Virginia, Butterfly Identification, overviews of several service opportunities like Virginia’s Big Tree Program, […]
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Founded in 1997, the Earth Sangha is a nonprofit public charity based in the Washington, DC, region. Their mission is ecological restoration as a form of socially engaged Buddhism. Volunteers come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and the work is secular and science-based. In the DC area, they operate a volunteer-based program to propagate […]
Earn FMN service hours by volunteering as a stream monitor at Holmes Run in Annandale. Participants will collect live samples of benthic macroinvertebrates, then sort, count and report on their findings to determine the stream’s current health. No previous experience is required. If you are interested, please contact Valeria Bertha at email@example.com for more details. For master […]
The Reston Association and The Bird Feeder of Reston is leading a hike along Buttermilk Creek Trail to watch for birds, and maybe feeding hatchlings. Buttermilk Creek 11032 Ring Road Reston, VA, 20190 Sunday, 8 July 8 2018 7:30-10:30 AM Approved for continuing education credit for certified master naturalists.
Join Thriving Earth Exchange for AGU’s Fall Meeting, to be held 10-14 December in Washington, D.C. Abstract submission deadline: 1 August. Learn more about AGU’s 2018 Fall Meeting Explore the Science to Action series Submit an abstract The AGU 2018 Fall Meeting provides a special opportunity to share science with world leaders in Washington, D.C. […]
Interested in starting, building and implementing community science projects? Want to help scientists make an impact in their communities? Thriving Earth Exchange is currently looking for a contractor to work with their team. Read more here
The Virginia Master Naturalist program’s state office is now accepting nominations for six statewide awards: Volunteer of the Year, Project of the Year (with four subcategories), and Advisor of the Year. These awards will be judged by the VMN statewide office team and one or more VMN Steering Committee members. The team will announce and distribute […]
During the AAAS Community-Driven Citizen Science for Health and the Environment symposium on 14 June, the speakers roamed across themes addressing how to engage in citizen science, the importance of understanding the reasons and potential outcomes of the work (so that the outcomes are really, really valuable), and which tools are available to make the […]
Are you looking for a meaningful project? Does becoming a citizen scientist intrigue you? Want to learn a 21st-century tool that connects naturalists? Nature’s Notebook is the National Phenology Network’s (USA NPN) online program and platform through which amateur and professional naturalists regularly record observations of plants and animals to generate long-term data sets used for […]
Caterpillars Count! is a citizen science project sponsored by the National Science Foundation for measuring the seasonal variation and abundance of arthropods like caterpillars, beetles, and spiders found on the foliage of trees and shrubs. Arthropods are an important food source for birds and other wildlife. Climate change is affecting the timing of spring leaf […]