Class Schedule

2018-2019 VMN Training Class Schedule

All classes start at 9am and held at the education annex at Banshee Reeks unless otherwise noted.

Due to weather or unforeseen circumstances a class may need to be rescheduled. Students are responsible to make up any classes missed.


2018 class schedule follows:

9/15/18 Orientation, Journaling, History of VA Naturalists, Citizen Science, Field Work
9/29/18 Ecology/Taxonomy, Field Work
10/13/18 Invertebrate Zoology, Field Work
10/27/18 Ichthyology, Field Work
11/3/18 Geology and Soils, Field Work
11/17/18 Dendrology & Forest Ecology, Field Work
12/1/18 Midterm Handed out Interpretation and Mammalogy
1/5/19 Midterm Due


Weather, Climatology & Biogeography, Risk Management

CE Volunteering/Tracking Hours

1/26/19 CE Natural Resource Management & Urban Ecology, Field Work
CE – Ticks
2/23/19 Wetlands Ecology, Field Work
3/9/19 CE 8:00 am Ornithology, Field Work
12:30 pm Optics CE
3/23/19 Herpetology, Field Work
4/13/19 Hand out Final Botany, Field Work
4/27/19 Finals and Journal Due Practicum & Graduation