Hi Lonesome Chapter of Missouri Master Naturalist

Hi Lonesome Master Naturalists conduct insect sampling on the prairieThe Hi Lonesome Chapter is based in Cole Camp, Missouri. Members are primarily from Benton, Pettis, Hickory and Moniteau counties.

Research volunteer and advanced training

Search the following websites for volunteer and advanced training opportunities of special interest to you:

Local volunteer opportunities:

  • Ongoing opportunity: The Boys and Girls Club in Sedalia is looking for individuals to give presentations on nature subjects for the after-school program. Time: 4:30 p.m. When: Third Thursday of each month. Contact: Carrie Leman, (660) 723-9629. Activity is approved for volunteer service.
  • Ongoing opportunity: Conservation Area Bird Counts (CACHE) — An ongoing inventory of most of the conservation areas in the state. We can arrange trips as a group or anyone can go alone to any Conservation Areas in the state and enter reports online. Go to Audubon Society of Missouri, click on CACHE Data Entry and record your count data.


Below are forms you will need for your Missouri Master Naturalist projects.

Contact us

If you need more information about the Hi Lonesome Chapter or Missouri Master Naturalist program, please contact one of the officers below.

2014 officers/executive committee

  • President: Theresa Cline, email
  • Vice President: Nancy Konkus, email
  • Secretary: Kim Nichols, email
  • Treasurer: Marge Lumpe, email

Standing committees

  • Advanced Training Co-Chair: Nancy Konkus, email
  • Volunteer Training Chair: Roxanne Stockdall, email

Time sheet recorder

Nancy Konkus is the chapter's timekeeper. You may hand your completed forms to Nancy at a meeting, email them to her or send her the activity details and she will fill out the form and get it to the Benton County Extension Office.