VA SOS is Growing!

VA SOS Network Continues to Grow!

Virginia Save Our Streams volunteers enjoyed the cooler fall temperatures during our September trainings. On September 10th, three longstanding monitors from the Blue Ridge Foothills and Lake Master Naturalist Chapter were certified as volunteer trainers at the Booker T. Washington National Monument. They will help grow the VA SOS network by certifying new monitors in the Smith Mountain Lake area in southwest Virginia. Welcome to Bob, Karen, and Geoff!

On September 25th, seven new volunteer monitors and one new volunteer trainer were certified in Centreville, Virginia. The new monitors represent Izaak Walton League members, university staff, and concerned citizens. Our new trainer will be hosting trainings for the Prince William County Soil and Water Conservation District and increasing monitoring and data use within the county! Welcome Seth!

The Izaak Walton League is excited to see the program continue to grow and increase our understanding of stream health within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and across the commonwealth!