Volunteer Training, Hartman Creek State Park, Waupaca; begins August 14, 2017

Friends of Hartman Creek State Park and Hartman Creek State Park will partner to offer the Wisconsin Master Naturalist Volunteer training course in a week-long course this August.   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:  August 14-18, 2017; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  Field study will be incorporated into each day.

Fee:  The course fee is $250 and includes all class materials and a one-year membership to the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin.  Bring your own lunch.

Location:  Hartman Creek State Park, N2480 Hartman Creek Rd, Waupaca, WI  54981

Questions?:  info@wimasternaturalist.org

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

    • Read a good deal of material in preparation for each class.
    • 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 reach field trip locations.
      • Some field trips may involve some moderate activity on uneven terrain.  Please consult with the program office (info@wimasternaturalist.org) if you have concerns.
    • Complete a capstone project during the course.


  • Registration deadline is August 7, 2017

  • Class size is limited to 20 participants.
  • Cancellation policies:
    • If a registrant cancels his/her registration for this course prior to August 7, 2017, 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 (8/07/17).
    • 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.
  • Register HERE 

Course Dates: 

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm


Mary Trainor and Sue Eiler