Master Naturalists announce deadline for 2019 training

A Master Naturalist class at Belle Isle State Park in Lancaster learned about goldenrod, butterflies, birds and pollination. Photo by Patricia McMurray

The next Basic Training Course toward becoming a Certified Virginia Master Naturalist will be held late February through May 2019. Classes will be held on Thursday nights and Saturdays at various locations around the Northern Neck and at least once on a river or the Chesapeake Bay.

Applications must be postmarked by December 31. An enrollment agreement and applicant questionnaire may be found at, or contact the Northern Neck Master Naturalists at

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