Virginia Master Naturalists are trained and certified volunteer educators, citizen scientists, and stewards helping to conserve and manage natural resources and public lands in Virginia. Check out this wonderful video on what it means to be a VMN volunteer from Sonny Bowers (Historic Rivers Chapter).
Members of the Arlington Regional Master Naturalist (ARMN) chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalist Program:
- provide, promote, and facilitate volunteer service to sustain natural areas in our communities using sound natural resource management and conservation practices,
- offer and support environmental education and outreach to encourage understanding and respect for our natural environment, and
- engage in a wide range of citizen science activities that contribute to greater knowledge of local streams, plants, animals, and local habitat.