Volunteer Training, Kohler-Andrae State Park, Sheboygan; begins May 5, 2018

Friends of Kohler-Andrae State Park will offer the Wisconsin Master Naturalist Volunteer Training course beginning in May 2018.  Learn more about the Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program, a statewide effort to promote awareness, understanding and stewardship of Wisconsin's natural resources.  Learn more about the Volunteer Training Course requirements.

Schedule:  Saturdays, May 5-June 9, 2016; 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 16, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Class will not meet on May 26.

Fee:  $250 includes all class materials and a one-year membership with the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin.

Location:  Sanderling Nature Center, Kohler-Andrae State Park, 1020 Beach Park Lane, Sheboygan, WI  53081

Questions?:  info@wimasternaturalist.org

PLEASE NOTE - Course participants that want to be certified Master Naturalist Volunteers will be required to:

    • Attend at least 90% of classroom time and all field study.
    • Participate in field trips, even in inclement weather.
      • Some travel in personal vehicles may be necessary to rearch field trip locations.
      • Some field trips may involve some moderate activity on uneven terrain.  Please consult with the program office (info@wimasternaturalist.org) before registering if you have concerns.
    • Complete a capstone project during the course.


  • Registration deadline is April 21, 2018

  • Course cancellation policies: 

    • If a registrant cancels his/her registration for this course prior to April 21, 2018, s/he will receive a full refund less a $25 administrative fee.  No refund will be made if a registrant cancels after the course deadline (4/21/18).
    • The Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program reserves the right to cancel a course if fewer than 10 people register by the registration deadline. If the Program cancels the course, all registrants will receive a full refund.
  • Registration will open in January 2018

Course Dates: 

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jun 09 2018 except Sat May 26 2018. Also includes Sat Jun 16 2018.
Saturday, May 5, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday, May 19, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday, June 2, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday, June 9, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday, June 16, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:30pm


James Buchholz and Andrew Morris, Friends of Kohler-Andrae State Park