2022 Missouri Master Naturalist Training ORIENTATION (Osage Trails Chapter)


Love Nature? It’s time to take it to the next level! Become a Missouri Master Naturalist - your key to discovering natural Missouri. Develop your skills as a naturalist, resource scientist, botanist, educator, or recreation specialist. Become part of a team of extraordinary individuals who are making a difference for Missouri’s natural resources.

A Certified Missouri Master Naturalist will …

  • get 45 hours of initial natural resource-based training from local experts on a variety of topics
  • complete an 8- to 10-hour  capstone project with a local partner
  • give 40 or more hours annually of local natural resource-based volunteer service with our local partners
  • get 8 or more hours of advanced training annually in the subjects of your choice
  • enjoy and share your love of nature with a group of motivated enthusiasts

To find out how you can become a Missouri Master Naturalist, join us for this FREE ORIENTATION session on June 18, 2022, 2-4 pm at the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave., KCMO, or contact: [email protected]. 

If your application is accepted, the registration and payment will be accepted through a link that will be sent to you. 

The Missouri Master Naturalists training sessions will be held on Tuesdays, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

The location of the class will rotate between:

  • Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center
    4750 Troost Ave.
    Kansas City, MO
  • Lakeside Nature Center
    4701 E. Gregory Blvd.
    Kansas City, MO

The first class will be: Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Graduation will be on: November 8, 2022

Field sessions are tentatively scheduled on Saturdays: August 13th, 20th, 27th, and September 10th, 17th, and 24th. 

The Missouri Master Naturalists program is sponsored by:

  • Missouri Department of Conservation
  • University of Missouri Extension

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