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

Going Native: Selecting Virginia Native Plants
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m.

With a little planning and careful selection of plants, anyone can have a native plant landscape that works in harmony with the environment, provides a haven for native wildlife, provides nectar and pollen for butterflies, bees and other pollinators, and is attractive in most urban settings.

Where: Chester Library, 11800 Centre Street, Chester

Contact: Space is limited. To register online, visit
or call the Extension Office at 751-4401 to register for this free seminar.

Free Seminars through the Chesterfield County Extension Office

Many seminar opportunities are offered through the Chesterfield County Extension: 804-751-4401. 

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