A community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program.
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.
For more information regarding the Boone's Lick Chapter, please visit their website.
Spring training course to be held from March through May, 2020
Training sessions will be held at the Boone County University of Missouri Extension Office, Wednesday evenings from 6-9 p.m. beginning March 4 and ending May 13. Four Saturday field trips are also included. The field trips have been scheduled for April 11, April 25, May 2, and May 9. 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, education, and other conservation related projects in the local community and participate in eight hours of advanced training opportunities.
The upcoming class is full. For more information on the class, contact Kent Shannon