Master Naturalist Calendar

Upcoming events

    • Friday, June 15, 2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • Sunday, June 17, 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • Cacapon State Park, 818 Cacapon Lodge Drive, Berkeley Springs, WV

    What: 9th Annual WV Master Naturalist Conference

    Where: Cacapon State Park, 818 Cacapon Lodge Drive, Berkeley Springs, WV

    When: Friday, June 15 - Sunday June 17 2018

    Time: Events starting at 11:30 am on Friday through Sunday at noon

    Cost: Conference Registration fee is $75 for early registration and $100 if received after May 1.

    Website for Information and to Register: http://mnofwv.org/

    Contact with questions: Clark Dixon dixonconsultants@aol.com 

    The Potomac Valley Master Naturalists are excited to be hosting the 9th Annual WV Master Naturalist Annual Conference this summer at Cacapon State Park.

    Events will begin Friday, June 15 at 11:30 and continue through Sunday, June 17 at noon. 

    Each day will be filled with educational and adventurous opportunities from an Interpretive River Float to workshops including Native Bees: How to Provide Nesting Support and Fossils at Cacapon State Park, plus much, much more! 

    Please visit http://mnofwv.org/ to register and to learn more about the conference. If you would like to stay at Cacapon Lodge, reservations must be made directly with Cacapon State Park at 304-258-1022 ext 4200 or 4202. Please identify yourself as part of the Master Naturalist group block.

    Registration fees increase after May 1 so please be sure to submit your registration prior to May 1.

    This event is for certified Master Naturalists and those working towards their certification. 

    • Saturday, October 27, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Yankauer Nature Preserve, Whitings Neck Rd., Shepherdstown, WV
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    What: PVMN Fall Gathering 

    Where: Yankauer Nature Preserve, Whitings Neck Road, just north of Shepherdstown, WV

    When: Saturday, October 27, 2018

    Time: 8:30 AM- 3:00 PM (come when you can)

    Contact: If you are able to help with the planning, set-up or clean-up, or with any questions, please contact Mary Lynn Robinson at mlrobinson90@gmail.com

    Plan to join us on Saturday, October 27 for the Potomac Valley Master Naturalist 2018 Fall Gathering at Yankauer Nature Preserve.

    We invite all Master Naturalists and their families to attend this fun filled day at Yankauer Nature Preserve.

    SCHEDULE (join us when you can):

    8:30 Bird Walk lead by Lynne Wiseman - meet at the pavilion

    Full day schedule will follow...

    Hope to see you at the 2018 PVMN Fall Gathering. Bring family and friends for a great time.

    Registration is encouraged in order to help with the planning of the day.

    For more information about  this Master Naturalist Gathering, please email Mary Lynn Robinson.

    Directions:

    https://www.google.com/maps/place/Yankauer+Nature+Preserve/@39.4978666,-77.8495921,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xcb3c2907c1a382f9!8m2!3d39.4978666!4d-77.8495921


Past events

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Monday, February 12, 2018 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Saturday, February 10, 2018 Natural History Workshop: Diseases of Vernal Pools
Friday, February 09, 2018 Maintenance Day at Cool Spring
Thursday, February 01, 2018 Eidolon Winter Tree Identification
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Open House for Prospective Master Naturalists
Saturday, December 30, 2017 Winter Tree Identification along the C&O Canal
Saturday, November 18, 2017 Open House for Prospective Master Naturalists
Sunday, November 12, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day (Autumn Olive blitz)
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day (Autumn Olive blitz)
Saturday, October 28, 2017 Potomac Valley Master Naturalist Annual Meeting
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Master Naturalist Program Manual - Optional Order
Friday, September 29, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Saturday, September 23, 2017 Inspired by Nature - Natural History Workshop: Nature Sketching
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Monday, August 07, 2017 Natural History Workshop: Project Wild
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Friday, July 28, 2017 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Friday, May 19, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Friday, May 12, 2017 CANCELLED: Yankauer Maintenance Day
Saturday, May 06, 2017 Cool Spring Preserve Maintenance Day
Sunday, April 30, 2017 PVMN Spring Gathering, A Leopold Spring
Friday, April 21, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Saturday, March 04, 2017 Winter Tree Identification
Friday, March 03, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Friday, February 03, 2017 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Saturday, January 28, 2017 Winter Tree Identification
Saturday, January 21, 2017 Natural History Workshop: Wonders of Water (Sheds)
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Open House for Prospective Master Naturalists
Thursday, December 01, 2016 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Open House for Prospective Master Naturalists
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 Yankauer Maintenance Day
Saturday, October 29, 2016 Potomac Valley Master Naturalist Annual Meeting
Saturday, October 08, 2016 Master Naturalist 10th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, September 24, 2016 Natural History Workshop: Creek Critters in Antietam Creek
Friday, July 29, 2016 Master Naturalist 10th Anniversary Field Trip to Baraboo, Wisconsin
Saturday, July 16, 2016 Master Naturalist 10th Anniversary Float Trip on the Opequon and Potluck
Saturday, June 04, 2016 Master Naturalist 10th Anniversary Campout at Rolling Ridge
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Establish a Monarch Waystation Volunteer Service Project
Saturday, April 30, 2016 Frogwatch USA Protocol Instructional Workshop
Saturday, April 16, 2016 Master Naturalist Service Project: Forest Restoration
Saturday, April 02, 2016 Tour of Cam Tabb & Sons Composting Farm
Saturday, March 19, 2016 Winter Tree Identification along the C&O Canal
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Open House for Prospective Master Naturalists
Saturday, October 31, 2015 Potomac Valley Master Naturalist Annual Meeting
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Open House for Prospective Master Naturalists
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 United Way Day of Caring at Yankauer Preserve and Stauffer's Marsh
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Discover Nature with a Walking Tour of Shenandoah University's Shenandoah River Campus at Cool Spring Battlefield
Saturday, August 15, 2015 Natural History Workshop; Mushrooms
Saturday, May 02, 2015 Potomac Valley Master Naturalist Spring Gathering
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Open House for Prospective Master Naturalists
Sunday, September 21, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Natural History of Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines
Sunday, September 21, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Natural History of Terrestrial Habitats
Saturday, September 20, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Program Development
Saturday, September 20, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Natural History of Mammals
Saturday, September 20, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Slime Molds
Saturday, August 16, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Natural History of Soils
Saturday, August 16, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Habitat Improvement
Saturday, July 19, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Geology of WV
Saturday, July 19, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Natural History of Aquatic Habitats
Saturday, June 21, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Natural History of Fish
Saturday, June 21, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Insects and Spiders of WV
Saturday, May 17, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Amphibians and Reptiles
Saturday, May 17, 2014 Master Naturalist Class: Birds of WV
Sunday, May 04, 2014 Celebrate IMBD! Bird Walk at Eidolon Preserve
Sunday, April 06, 2014 Natural History Workshop: Nature Sketching
Saturday, March 22, 2014 Natural History Workshop: Introduction to Fly Fishing
Friday, January 31, 2014 2014 Master Naturalist Program Applications Due
Sunday, September 22, 2013 Master Naturalist Class: Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines
Sunday, September 22, 2013 Master Naturalist Class: Terrestrial Habitats
Saturday, September 21, 2013 Master Naturalist Class: Mammals
Saturday, September 21, 2013 Master Naturalist Class: Soils
Saturday, August 17, 2013 Master Naturalist Elective Class: Song of Insects
Saturday, August 17, 2013 Master Naturalist Class: Habitat Improvement
Saturday, August 17, 2013 Master Naturalist Class: Wildflowers and Weeds

           © 2016 Potomac Valley Audubon Society

              P.O. Box 578 • Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443
              phone // 304-676-3397

Yankauer Nature Preserve (Berkeley County)
Eidolon Nature Preserve (Morgan County)
Stauffer's Marsh (Berkeley County)
Cool Spring Nature Preserve (Jefferson County)

Kristin Alexander, Executive Director //   304-676-3397 
Kristin@potomacaudubon.org

Kimberly Baldwin, Program Director //
304-350-9735
Kimberly@potomacaudubon.org

Katelyn "KC" Walters, Conservation and Land Manager // 304-283-7319
Katelyn@PotomacAudubon.org

Krista Hawley, Adult Program Coordinator
// 703-303-1026
AdultPrograms@PotomacAudubon.org

Amy Moore, Cool Spring Preserve Manager and Naturalist // 240-818-4714
Amy@PotomacAudubon.org
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