Class Schedule

2019-2020 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:

9/14/19 Orientation, Journaling, History of VA Naturalists, Citizen Science, Field Work
9/28/19 Ecology/Taxonomy, Field Work
10/12/19 Ichthyology, Field Work
10/26/19 Invertebrate Zoology, Field Work
11/9/19 Geology and Soils, Field Work
11/23/19 Dendrology & Forest Ecology, Field Work
12/7/19 Midterm Handed out Interpretation and Mammalogy
1/4/20 Midterm Due


Weather, Climatology & Biogeography, Risk Management

CE Volunteering/Tracking Hours

1/25/20 CE Urban Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Field Work
CE – Ticks
2/22/20 Wetlands Ecology, Field Work
3/14/20 CE 8:00 am Ornithology, Field Work
12:30 pm Optics CE
3/28/20 Herpetology, Field Work
4/11/20 Hand out Final Botany, Field Work
4/25/20 Finals and Journal Due Practicum & Graduation