Northern Neck Master Naturalists
Trained & Certified Virgina Master Naturalists


Northern Neck

Master Naturalists



We are the Northern Neck Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists

  • We are a Community-Based Natural Resources Volunteer Program.

  • We are volunteer educators, citizen scientists, and stewards helping Virginia conserve and manage natural resources and public lands.

  • We must complete a basic training class with a minimum of 40 hours of combined classroom and field experiences, with 25% of that time spent in the field.

  • We get certified by annually completing 40 hours of service and participating in 8 hours of continuing education.

  • We are self-governed by a board composed of officers and committee chairs

  • We recruit members, plan and produce training courses, and work with sponsors/partners to organize volunteer service projects

  • We graduated our last basic training class in December 2017.

  • We are planning our next Basic Training class for Spring of 2019. For more info go to Basic Training.

For more information about the state program go to

Photos by Kyle Langford

Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus) taken at Belle Isle State Park during 2017 Basic Training class by Kyle Langford

Serving the Northern Neck of Virginia counties of Northumberland, Lancaster, Richmond, Westmoreland and adjacent Virginia counties


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