Our chapter’s guest speaker at the July member’s meeting was Ms. Kelly Morris. Kelly is a wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service working at the Great Dismal Swamp Wildlife Refuge. Her presentation consisted of an overview of the Red-cockaded Woodpecker (RCW) Recovery Program and specifically the project … Read more
Our April guest speaker was one of our chapter members, Ruth Debrito. Ruth conducted a safety training session in preparation for our up coming Nansemond River clean up project. Ruth covered various water safety issues associated with the proper operation of canoes including the requirements for wearing life jackets, obtaining … Read more
Our guest speakers at the Chapter Members dinner meeting on March 16th were Geoff Payne, President and Lynn Wehner, Vice President of the Southside Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalist. Note that Geoff retired from Allied Chemical and has been Treasurer of the Suffolk Youth Association for the past 26 years. Also, … Read more
Our February member’s meeting guest speaker was Robert (Bob) Lane. Bob is an Extension Specialist with the Virginia Seafood Agriculture Research and Extension Center which is a Virginia Cooperative Extension of Virginia Tech. He specializes in Engineering, Process Applications, Energy and Resource Management associated with seafood processing.
His … Read more
Our first member’s meeting guest speaker for the year was W. Mason Copeland. Mason is a Lieutenant assigned to the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Bureau. Lt. Mason also became one of our chapter’s newest members as he was sworn in at the meeting.
During Lt. Copeland’s presentation he discussed the … Read more
The guest speakers for our October 21st members meeting were Conservation Officers from the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Sergeant Brandon Woodruff and Officer … Read more