Class Schedule

2019-2020 VMN Training Class Schedule

All classes start at 9 AM 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.

2019 – 2020 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

Weather and Climatology; Biogeography; Risk Management

12/7/19 Midterm Handed out Interpretation and Mammalogy
1/4/20 Midterm Due



Urban Ecology

Journal Review: Bring Journals to Class 

CE: The Effect of Manmade Noise on Wildlife

1/25/20 CE

Natural Resource Management

CE Volunteering and Tracking Hours
CE – Ticks


Dendrology and Forest Ecology, Field Work

2/22/20   Water Ecology and Management, Field Work
3/14/20 CE

Ornithology – 8 AM START

CE: Optics – 12:30 PM

3/28/20   Herpetology, Field Work
4/11/20 Final Handed Out Botany, Field Work

Finals Turned In

Journals Due

Practicum & Graduation