Continuing Education

​​Ongoing Opportunities

VMN Continuing Education Webinars  

There are many opportunities here that you will enjoy and gain valuable knowledge. 

For first-time users, please plan to join a webinar at least 15 minutes prior to install the WebEx application and to connect your audio.  When presented with audio options, choose the "Call Using a Computer" option and click the test computer audio link to adjust your audio as needed.  If you have a microphone on your computer, you will be able to speak to the presenters without typing questions and comments in the chat window. 

Water Quality Monitor Training

The James River Association  offers training for their water monitoring project at various sites throughout the state. JRA monitors popular recreational sites throughout the summer and publishes the finding on their website .
Chesterfield County Water Quality Monitoring is also available and is led by the Environmental Engineering office. Contact Lorne Field at  for training dates.

Limited-time Opportunities

Butterfly Gardening in Virginia  -
Thursday, June 1 at 6PM
North Courthouse Road Library

The Class of 2017 is stepping up with some great CE ideas!  Trish Keller has brought a great idea for CE credits -- Butterfly Gardening in Virginia   - Thursday, June 1 at 6PM at N.Courthouse Road Library....

Learn about local butterflies, how you can attract them and keep them in your landscape.... Free seminar through the Chesterfield County Extension Office. 

The CCEO (VCE Chesterfield County) is a great resource for various training opportunities --- too many to list here!  Thanks Trish.. and all please keep those CE ideas coming!

Black Light and Owls (BLO X) -
Sat. 5/27 7PM - Sun. 5/28 9AM
VCU Rice Rivers Center
10 YEARS. TEN...count 'em  YEARS!!!
So give it up for bugs and owls again.
This has been a very popular event for VMNs in the past.
May 27 at 7pm to May 28 at 9am.

See attached flyer for details, RSVP, and share with interested parties. 

Free Seminars through the Chesterfield County Extension Office
Many great gardening and landscaping seminar opportunities are offered through the Chesterfield County Extension: 804-751-4401.  For details, visit

There are so many great seminars.... from gardening for attracting bee and birds to growing mushrooms, plantings for birds, landscape designing, lawn care, herb gardening, trees and shrubs and much more more!

Thanks Kathleen Conn for sharing these exciting and interesting opportunities.

For confirmation of CE credit, please contact a Chapter Continuing Education coordinator and provide a description of the seminar you are attending.