Arlington Regional Master Naturalists Spring 2017 Training Class Announcement

Event Date

Monday, February 27, 2017 - Monday, May 22, 2017
Event Location
Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd, Arlington, VA 22204

 Applications now being accepted for volunteer training for the Spring 2017 Class of Arlington Regional Master Naturalists You can make a difference in our community by becoming a Master Naturalist volunteer! The Virginia Master Naturalist program trains volunteers to provide education, citizen science, and outreach to conserve and manage natural resources and public lands. Master Naturalist volunteers gain certification through state-approved natural history courses. Recognized experts in a wide range of disciplines such as ecology, botany, herpetology, ornithology, forest and aquatic ecosystems, and much more provide fun and interactive training. Volunteers must commit to at least 40 hours of service annually to become certified. Arlington Regional Master Naturalists will be holding daytime training this spring, beginning February 27 through May 22, 2017 on Mondays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Long Branch Nature Center in Arlington, and at other locations around the area. Classroom training generally will be scheduled for the mornings with field training to follow in the afternoons. Applications are due Friday, January 27, 2017.   For more information and to complete an application, visit the Arlington Regional Master Naturalist website at Contact: Caroline Haynes (703-525-3614)