Training classes

Spring 2014 Master Naturalist training class

Classes will be held in the basement of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, (just south of Cole Camp City Park) Monday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. with two 60-75 minute sessions each evening.

Enrollment deadline is Feb. 17, 2014

If you have questions about the 2014 spring training class, please email Donnie Nichols or you may call him at 660-723-3938.

To enroll in the upcoming class, download and fill out the following:
Enrollment form (PDF)
Background check form (DOCX)

Classes will be held March 3 - May 12 and will cover the following subjects and more! There will also be three Saturday field trips as part of the training.

  • Ecological concepts
  • Soils and geology
  • Forest ecology
  • Wildlife management
  • Agriculture and conservation
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Grasslands and prairie
  • Birds
  • Caves and karst

During and after training, participants have numerous opportunities to assist with conservation service projects in their local area.