Upcoming Events

New Trapper Seminar for youths (under the age of 16) (Posted June 5, 2017)

The Virginia Trappers Association (VTA) is hosting a New Trapper Seminar for youths (under the age of 16) on July 16, 2017.  The seminar will be held on the last day of our annual convention at the Five County Fairgrounds near Farmville, VA and is an 8-hour event (8:30 am – 4:30 pm).  The seminar is free and participants will be given the basic tools (over $100 value) they need to start their trapping adventure.  Funding for purchase of the participant supplies was provided by a Department of Game and Inland Fisheries grant.  See more details on this event flyer.  The class size is limited to twelve participants.  To register for the seminar, contact Norman Pierce,, 804-720-0809 or Art Foltz,, 540-630-1756.

Virginia Save Our Stream Training  (Posted July 1 2017)


Virginia Save our Streams Training by National IWLA Program Directors
Stream Monitor Training towards becoming Active Chapter Stream Monitors & Trainer.  Training is ALL DAY, Saturday September 16, 2017
Will post Exact times we Start & Finish as soon as available 
For more info & REGISTRATION, go To this Website 
For General Information Please Contact - Greg Raines - 540 287 2628

Creek Freaks Training  (Posted July 1, 2017)

Virginia Creek Freaks Training Workshop for Adult Members Interested in Outdoor Youth Education.  We go over Basic Principles of Stream Monitoring, Working with Youth & Outdoor Education.  Provided by National IWLA Save Our Stream Staff & National's Clean Water Program.
This is a 1 Day ourse on October 14, 2017 - Start to Finish times to be Posted when available.

For More Information & REGISTRATION (required) Go To the following Website   Event Flyers will be Available & Posted upon Completion on our Chapter Facebook & Website
Information will also be sent out in our Membership Email Reminder System !
For General Information Contact - Greg Raines - 540 287 2628  

2017 Chapter Membership Meetings (Posted January 18, 2017)

The Chapter Membership Meetings are generally held the first Thursday of every month at 7 PM.  If that day falls on a holiday, the meeting will be held on the following Thursday, at 7 PM.  Among the normal elements on the meeting agenda is the presentation of prospective members by their sponsors who are then voted for acceptance by the membership body.

The 2017 Chapter Membership Meeting dates are presently registered on the official Chapter calendar

Chapter Work Days (Updated: January 18, 2017)

As a general rule Chapter Work Days are held on the Saturday following the regular Chapter Membership Meeting.  Work days START no earlier than 7:30 AM and might run until 3 PM.

Note: For safety reasons, the park is CLOSED to ALL activities during the Work Day period. This closure includes especially the Firearms Ranges. There might be a sign posted at the front gate area indicating that the park is closed.

On Work Days a session is set aside for the badging and orientation of all new members and for any other member needing badges between 9:30 AM and noon. Concurrently at 9 AM the select Membership Review Panel will be interviewing prospective members for possible induction at the following monthly membership meeting (see details of the membership induction process on the membership Tab at the top of this page. Click on Membership to go to the page.)

The 2017 Chapter Work Days
have been registered on the official Chapter Calendar.

View previous Work Day pictures here