Since 2009, Heart of the Highlands Trails System in Tucker County (Davis, Thomas, Canaan Valley), West Virginia has been working to connect the non-motorized, multi-use trail systems of five land management agencies in the county into an environmentally sustainable public trail system. We are seeking a motivated individual with a passion for trails and trail …
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Educational Opportunity (Virtual) Join the folks from The Ohio State University’s Bee Lab for one hour speaker series from Monday, November 29 to December 3, 2021. The virtual sessions start at 10:00 and will be recorded. These will be the following topics: Honey Bees in the City: Where Are They Feeding, and How Do We …
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Links to class descriptions have been updated.
The Potomac Valley Chapter of Master Naturalists has updated their class schedule. Download the new schedule (PDF) from the Chapter’s Page.
The Friends of Blackwater (FOB), for their Blackwater Rail Trail Botanical Restoration project, need some help to remove invasive plant species along the rail-trail near Thomas and Davis, WV. Several dates are available: September 22nd: 12pm-3pm September 25th: 11am-1pm September 29th: 12pm-3pm October 6th: 12pm-3pm October 13th: 12pm-3pm October 16th: 11am-1pm October 20th: 12pm-3pm October …
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The 2021 WV Fall Foliage Map is now posted via WV Tourism. Download the map image here: https:/home/wp_tc8tsf/mnofwv.org/wvtourism.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/StateFoliageMap2021-scaled.jpg So, what trees are what colors? Check out the WV Division of Forestry’s website with their Fall Foliage Color Guide! https:/home/wp_tc8tsf/mnofwv.org/wvforestry.com/wv-fall-foliage/
The Tygart Valley Chapter class schedule is updated. Visit the Chapter page to download.
Just some info: Most if not all of our links to WV-DNR are now broken due to the creation of their new website. This is especially noticeable for the class/course descriptions. Rebecca Linger (our new president) has apprehended the new info and hopefully, we’ll link up to new stuff soon. Thank you for that work! …
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During the upcoming Master Naturalist Conference’s Business Meeting, we hope to make some changes to the Master Naturalist Program Bylaws. Please download and review the Bylaws–proposed changes are highlighted in yellow. Download the MS Word document: HERE.
View the movie trailer here. Download this poster here (PDF).