of West Virginia
West Virginia Master Naturalists State Conference
June 12 - 14, 2015
The registration form is up on the DNR website!!!! Click on the form link to be taken to the DNR website where you will find all the information about the conference including the schedule of classes, bios, and class descriptions as listed here. In addition you will find the registration form as part of their package. Please follow their instructions for filling in and printing out your information and class preferences. Be mindful of grayed out classes signifying that the class has been filled. After completing your form, print it out and mail with your payment to Vivian Yeager (304-637-0245) at
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
Elkins Operations Center
P.O. Box 67
Elkins, WV 26241
The schedule is now ready to be released. We are happy to announce that this year we are offering some exciting new courses along with some of our most popular ones from years past.
For a listing of courses and times, click here.
To find out what you need to know about the course, click here.
To read the bios of the instructors, click here.
Information about the Saturday afternoon Astronomy course and instructors, click here.
Once payment has been received, you will be emailed a form to make your box lunch preference(s). This form will need to be printed out and mailed back to Vivian.
You will need to call and make your own room reservation. On the D&E campus are Graceland and the Byrd Converence Center. Phone number is (800) 624-3157.
Additional rooms are being held for us at the Holiday Inn Express, one half mile from the D&E campus. Phone number is (304) 630-2266.
Be sure to mention that you are with the WV State Master Naturalist meeting.
Note that Friday evening's meal is on your own. Check here for a list of restaurants from Tripadvisor.
What can you see and do at the WV State Master Naturalist Meeting? Here is a picture of an Earth Star fungi by Andy Dalton taken last year.
Pictures from Joe Morton
Pictures from Judith Polan
Check the pull down menu above to see more pictures taken at last year's meeting.
Be sure to visit Events & Volunteer Opportunities for upcoming state events.
There are eight currently active Master Naturalist Chapters located around the state and more can be expected to be added as interest develops.
If you are interested in becoming a West Virginia Master Naturalist, email us at email@example.com or fill-out the form available under the "Contact Us" heading in the Menu Bar at the top of this page.
Also be sure to click on
which will take you to the Official West Virginia Master Naturalist website which is operated by the Wildlife Resources Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.