Arlington Regional Master Naturalists

Dedicated to our natural world

As master naturalists, we are committed to caring for the fragile and irreplaceable resources in our natural environment.

Dyke Marsh at sunset/Oliver Torres photo

Arlington Regional Master Naturalists are trained volunteers who share a love of the natural environment and a commitment to service in local communities.

We volunteer at dozens of local parks to restore native habitat and promote biodiversity. We participate in citizen science, collecting data for a better understanding of our environment. And we strive to inspire a greater appreciation for nature through education and outreach.

ARMN was formed in 2008 as a chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists, a statewide corps of naturalist volunteers dedicated to the beneficial management of our natural resources. Learn more about ARMN and our work here.

Join ARMN!

Become a Virginia Master Naturalist by taking our 14-week Basic Training Course, offered every spring and fall,

Photo of Beth Kiser sitting on a rock in water
Master Naturalist Beth Kiser
Photo by Paul Smith

Volunteer With Us!

Get outside and help us clear choking invasive plants from natural areas of our parks. We have multiple events every week.

Arlington Citizen Climate Lobby volunteers. Photo by Steve Young

From the ARMN Blog