Banshee Reeks Chapter - 2018 graduating class

Banshee Reeks Chapter - 2018 graduating class

Virginia Master Naturalists are volunteer educators, citizen scientists, and stewards helping Virginia conserve and manage natural resources and public lands. The Banshee Reeks chapter serves Loudoun county. More »

Fall Newsletter 2018

Fall Newsletter 2018

Enjoy our latest newsletter! More »


Banshee Reeks Chapter – 2018 Annual Report Summary

This summary of our chapter’s annual report was created by the state program office and captures some of the high level details of our chapter and the value of the volunteer work done by the chapter.

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Summer 2018 Newsletter Released

Read our latest newsletter to find out about upcoming volunteer opportunities, read articles by other members and the latest info from our committees. Read it here .  

Bat Monitoring

The bat monitoring project has kicked off in earnest. For more information, contact Barbara E. Results from Rust Monitoring: in 45 minutes of monitoring: 187 Total Bats id’d. This is the most id’d in any location so far. 90  Big Brown Bat   Eptesicus fuss

Spring Newsletter released

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Winter 2018 Newsletter Released

The winter newsletter has been released and can be found here: Bug_Bytes_Newsletter_Winter_2018 It contains a couple book reviews, articles on Skunk Cabbage and Sandhill Cranes and a great article on the Kestrel and Barn Owl Nestbox Construction project (also included

Fall Newsletter Released

Autumn Meadowhawk

Check out the fall edition to find out more about the Christmas Bird Counts, the Banshee Reeks outdoor classroom, upcoming volunteer and CE opportunities and general chapter happenings.

Sign up for the Fall Class

Applications are being accepted for the 2017 training program. Classes are led by experts and meet two Saturdays a month from September 2017 through April 2018.  Each class will cover one or two topics such as local plants, mammals, birds,

Summer 2017 Newsletter published

You can find the latest newsletter here.   Also, don’t forget these important upcoming dates: August 5th – (Vol) LWC Butterfly count August 5th (CE) – Bat Program August 13th – VMN Banshee Reeks picnic August 15h – Application deadline

Enter the VMN Photo Contest by Friday, July 21, 2017 Last Chance!

We’ve extended the deadline for photo submission to the 2017 Statewide VMN Photo Contest, to this Friday, July 21! We’re looking for interesting and creative pictures to represent the Banshee Reeks Chapter in the upcoming contest at the VMN Statewide