Next meeting:
Thursday, Jan. 8th, 6:30 p.m. at Boone County Extension Office

The Nature of Earth: An Introduction to Geology
Two Selections from "The Great Courses" Video Lecture Series
Presented by: Professor John Renton

Please don't forget to bring your cup and plate and utensils! There will be a fine of 25 cents if you need to use the house plates/utensils. Ouch!

Drinks: Sally Swanson     Sweets: Mary Swanson     Savories: Jeanie Scott Pillen

 

 

Boone's Lick Master Naturalists (Columbia chapter)

The Missouri Master Naturalist™ program is a community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program for adults, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation and the University of Missouri Extension.

The mission is to engage Missourians in the stewardship of our state's natural resources through science-based education and volunteer community service.

Missouri Master Naturalist volunteers support conservation efforts and natural resource education in their local communities.

Boone's Lick Chapter Master Naturalist Spring Training Course to be held starting March 3, 2015

Help protect the natural resources of Boone and surrounding counties by becoming a Missouri Master Naturalist.
The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based, adult natural resource education adn volunteer program
designed to engage Missourians in the stewardship of our state's natural resources.

Registration will begin January 20, 2015 for the Boone's Lick Chapter Master Naturalist certification training course.
An orientation session will be held February 3 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the MU Family Impact Center at 105 E. Ash Street, Columbia, MO.
Closing date for registration is February 16 and class size is limited.

Training sessions will be held at the MU Family Impact Center, Tuesday evenings from 6-9 p.m. beginning March 3
and ending May 12. Three Saturday field trips are included. The 50-hour course will teach you about Missouri's
natural resource ecology and management. After graduation, participants are asked to provide 40 hours of volunteer
service on land management, citizen science, dedication and other conservation related projects in the local community
and participate in eight hours of advanced training opportunities.

The enrollment fee is $95 and included materials. The following application packet can be downloaded to enroll in the course:

Missouri Master Naturalist Enrollment Packet (PDF)

For more information on the class, contact Kent Shannon at 573-445-9792 or shannond@missouri.edu

The Missouri Master Naturalist program is co-sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation and University of Missouri Extension.

For current chapter members

Newsletters and minutes

Email Contact for Chapter Leadership

2010 Annual Report (PDF)

Chapter calendar — Includes upcoming events, volunteer opportunities and advanced training opportunities

Volunteer opportunities and Committee members

Advanced Training Approval/Report form

Chapter By-laws (PDF)

Chapter Member Manual (PDF) — Updated Dec. 31, 2011

Info on reporting volunteer hours

Reporting Service and Training Hours — How to and What Counts (PDF)

Reminder of Certification Requirements (PDF)

2015 Volunteer Timesheet (XLS) | PDF

Instructions for Completing the Timesheet (PDF)

Chapter advisors

Kent Shannon
573-445-9792 x310
shannond@missouri.edu

Bob Pierce
piercer@missouri.edu