Basic Training Class Schedule

Click here for the 2018 Fall FMN Training Class Schedule

Note that the Saturday Field Trips are:

22 Sep 2018           9AM — 3PM          Riverbend Park

6 Oct 2018              8AM — 2PM          Huntley Meadows Park

20 Oct 2018           9AM — 3PM           Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

27 Oct 2018           9AM — 3PM           Mason Neck Wildlife Refuge &  State Park

These events are reserved for those applicants who are accepted into the FMN program.


Spring 2018 Basic Training: Now Accepting Applications

If you love nature and want to make a difference in your community, consider becoming a Virginia Master Naturalist!

Applications are now open for Spring 2018 Basic Training:

  • Taught by local experts covering topics in biogeography, ecology, geology, weather and climate, native flora and fauna, citizen science, interpretation, and much more!
  • Meets Thursday evenings February 22nd – May 17th from 7-10 pm at the Fairfax County Government Center, and includes 4 Saturday field trips at parks & natural areas in Fairfax County

Learn more and apply today!