Master Naturalists of West Virginia

Master Naturalists help construct and maintain nature trails, lead interpretive walks at state parks, assist biologists with research, and give presentations to school children and other groups. They learn the best ways to enhance wildlife habitat and most importantly, how to apply this knowledge and share with others. If you would like to have the …

West Virginia Woodland Stewards Seminar

The February WV Woodland Stewards Seminar will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, from 6pm to 830pm.  See attached detailed agenda or below. This is an online meeting held via Zoom. To register, visit https://wvu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrf-itpj0tG9WG2KZciFJ5fQMU14PdQmHx Speakers will cover:— Conservation tree planting— Biodiversity on your property   — Smokey Bear is 80!— Pawpaws!

Conference Registration Instructions

Click on this link to register: https://2023mnofwv.eventbrite.com How to Register 1. Select “Get Tickets” 2. Pick Your Registration  Registration can be completed with or without the Friday/Saturday evening meals. Please note that ticket prices do increase on July 1st! 3. Scroll Down to Register for Classes The classes menu may not immediately be viewable. Simply …

World Migratory Bird Day Walk, May 13th, 8am, Ward Hollow Wildlife Habitat

You’re invited to join members of the Handlan Chapter of the Brooks Bird Club to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, 8 am Saturday morning, May 13, birding in Ward Hollow in South Charleston. Spring birds are arriving, as well as residents.  We’ll be looking for sparrows, hawks, warblers, herons and maybe a few ducks. Be …

Cumberland East CFA Meeting

Please join the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, The Nature Conservancy and other local partners to help develop Action Plans for the Cumberland East Conservation Focus Area (CFA). After a quick overview of the draft Action Plans, partners will have the opportunity to provide input on priority species, stresses and conservation actions. The group …

In Memory of Clark Andrew Dixon, Jr.

The West Virginia Master Naturalist organization is sadden to hear of the passing of or Clark Dixon who coordinated our Potomac Valley Chapter. Our hearts are with his family and friends. Thank you Clark for your service to our organization and your community. Clark Andrew Dixon, Jr. Clark Andrew Dixon, Jr., 74 of Ranson, WV …

“Nature’s Best Hope” with author Douglas Tallamy

The National Conservation Training Center invites you to watch their next live event: NCTC Conservation Lecture Series: “Nature’s Best Hope” with author Douglas Tallamy Sep 14, 2022 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT The award-winning author and entomologist will discuss his new “Homegrown National Park” initiative. Douglas W. Tallamy’s first book, “Bringing Nature Home”, awakened thousands of …

West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey announces their 2022 Visiting Geology Schedule

Planning on visiting one of West Virginia’s state parks this summer? Check to see if one of the Visiting Geologists may be there!  * July 20 – 21, Cacapon Resort State Park * July 21 – 22, Canaan Valley Resort State Park * August 3 – 4, Blackwater Falls State Park For more information on …