Sample Basic Training Syllabus

Sample Class & Field Trip Topics
Classroom Field Trip
Introduction to ARMN, VA Master Naturalists, and VA Cooperative Extension Donaldson Run Stream Restoration, Invasive Plant Walk, Citizen Science and use of the iNaturalist observation app.
American Naturalists Ornithology, Herpetology & Entomology
Ecology Forest Ecosystems, & Urban Ecology/Natural Resource Management
Invasive Plants Tree Identification
Interpretation
Ornithology
Herpetology
Entomology
Botany & Taxonomy
Mammalogy
Forest Ecology & Dendrology
Geology & Soils
Weather & Climate
Risk Management & Civil Rights
Aquatic Ecology & Ichthyology
Native Plants
5-Min Presentations by students on various nature topics
Completion Ceremony
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