of West Virginia
West Virginia Master Naturalists State Conference
June 12 - 14, 2015
The schedule is now ready to be released. We are happy to announce that this year we are offering some exciting new courses along with some of our most popular ones from years past.
For a listing of courses and times, click here.
To find out what you need to know about the course, click here.
To read the bios of the instructors, click here.
The registration page is being finalized and should be posted soon. In the meantime, start planning on which courses you want to take. Note that most of the courses do have a size limit. Once the registration form is up, you will need to fill it out and send it with a check to the DNR.
You will need to call and make your own room reservation. On the D&E campus are Graceland and the Byrd Converence Center. Phone number is (800) 624-3157.
Additional rooms are being held for us at the Holiday Inn Express, one half mile from the D&E campus. Phone number is (304) 630-2266.
Be sure to mention that you are with the WV State Master Naturalist meeting.
Note that Friday evening's meal is on your own. Check here for a list of restaurants from Tripadvisor.
What can you see and do at the WV State Master Naturalist Meeting? Here is a picture of an Earth Star fungi by Andy Dalton taken last year.
Pictures from Joe Morton
Pictures from Judith Polan
Check the pull down menu above to see more pictures taken at last year's meeting.
Be sure to visit Events & Volunteer Opportunities for upcoming state events.
There are eight currently active Master Naturalist Chapters located around the state and more can be expected to be added as interest develops.
If you are interested in becoming a West Virginia Master Naturalist, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill-out the form available under the "Contact Us" heading in the Menu Bar at the top of this page.
Also be sure to click on
which will take you to the Official West Virginia Master Naturalist website which is operated by the Wildlife Resources Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.