Entries by Marilyn Kupetz

Deadline for 2019 Mason Bee Monitoring Project: Feb 11

Volunteers are being sought across all of Virginia to join in monitoring efforts of the declining native blue orchard mason bee, during March to May 2019. Fill out the interest form to be considered for the 2019 Monitoring Project, and feel free to share with friends, fellow VMNs, and neighbors:  https://goo.gl/forms/cg4DTkALU4YpuYd22 If you are interested […]

Take Certified Interpretive Guide classes with Fairfax County Park Authority

Certified Interpretive Guide classes are being offered by the Fairfax County Park Authority March 5-8th 2019. This certification workshop focuses on the skills needed to interpret natural and cultural resources to an audience allowing them to not just learn about resources but connect to and care about them. This is a national certification program offered […]

Join the Clifton Institute’s Bioblitz on April 27

On April 27, Clifton Institute will be doing a bioblitz as a part of the City Nature Challenge. They’ll will be working with like-minded organizations to document as many species as possible in the Washington, D.C., metro area. The event will start with a bird walk, then look for all other kinds of species during […]

Volunteer at Riverbend Park: Wildlife Conservation & Animal Care

Volunteer Orientation Saturday, Feb 2 9:30 AM-12:00 PM 8700 Potomac Hills St Great Falls, VA Want to become a Riverbend Park Volunteer? Attend our next monthly Volunteer Orientation and learn about our upcoming opportunities, projects, and events and get started on your training with a hands-on project! Please register Upcoming Opportunities Wildflower Survey (Feb-May)  NEW – […]

2018 Annual Report from Fairfax Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists

Each year, our chapter submits a record of what our members have accomplished to the Virginia Master Naturalists home office in Charlottesville, VA. This year, we recorded 12,569 hours across 137  citizen science, education, and stewardship service projects, in addition to chapter administration. As Past President Michael Reinemer recounts, numbers alone convey neither the dedication […]

Reston Association in search of Watershed Specialist

The Watershed Specialist position (full time) has become available at the Reston Association. The work involves everything from leading stream monitoring groups, educating the public about watershed related issues, cleaning and maintaining the lakes, working with shoreline stabilization projects, and more! The position can be labor intensive at times. If you know someone who is […]

Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps accepting applications

Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is now accepting applications for the 2019 Crewmember position (available to youth both residents and non-residents of Virginia). During YCC you rise with the sun everyday as you persevere daily seeking new adventures, hard work, and unforgettable memories at Virginia State Parks. Choosing an experience with the YCC has […]