Basic training

Fall 2015 training classes

These chapters will be hosting Basic Master Naturalist Training in the fall:

St. Louis Region

Orientation: Required to attend a Chapter Meeting prior to the start of training

Registration deadline: May 31, 2015

Class dates: July 21 – October 13, 2015; 4 - 7 p.m.

Location: Various locations in the St. Louis area

Course fee: $125

Contact: Nathan Brandt, MU Extension St. Louis County Urban Region, at or 314-400-7388.

Osage Trails Chapter

Orientation: June 2, 2015

Registration deadline: June 22, 2015

Class dates: July 28 to October 27, 2015; 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City

Course fee: $100

Contact(s): Lala Kumar, MU Extension Jackson County Urban Region, at or 816-252-5051; or Stacy Davis, MDC, at or 816-759-7300.

Springfield Plateau Chapter

Orientation: July 28 OR July 30,  6:30 p.m. at the Missouri Department of Conservation Regional Office in Springfield.
Registration deadline: August 5, 2015
Class dates: Thursday evenings, Sept. 10 to Oct. 22; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. There are also four Saturday field trips included.
Registration fee: $100
Contact(s): Jay Barber, Missouri Department of Conservation, 417-895-6881 ext. 1643, or
Patrick Byers, Greene County MU Extension Center,

Hi Lonesome Chapter

Orientation meeting: July 9, 2015, 6 to 8 p.m.

Registration deadline: Aug. 6, 2014

Class dates: Sept. 3 to Nov. 19, 2015; 6 to 9 p.m.

Location: Discovery Room, State Fair Grounds, Sedalia

Course fee: $75

Contact(s): Teresa Cline, Chapter President, at 660-223-3615; Steve Cooper, MDC, at; Connie Mefford, Benton County Extension Center at or 660-438-5012; or Brent Carpenter, Pettis County Extension Center at or 660-827-0591.