Virginia Master Naturalist

High Knob Chapter

Virginia Master Naturalists are volunteer educators, citizen scientists, and stewards helping Virginia conserve and manage natural resources and public lands.

Check out some of our current or ongoing projects and upcoming events.

Virginia Master Naturalists organize and participate in many local environmental projects.

People who are curious about nature, enjoy the outdoors, and want to be a part of natural resource management and conservation in Virginia are perfect candidates to become Virginia Master Naturalists. 

Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

The Virginia Master Naturalist Mission >

The Virginia Master Naturalist program is a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Chapter Advisor:  Phil Meeks

Phone:  (276) 328-6194


President:  Chris Allgyer


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Our Sponsors >

The Virginia Master Naturalist Program is jointly sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Virginia Department of Forestry, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, the Virginia Museum of Natural History, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science's Center for Coastal Resources Management.

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