Volunteer Training, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona; begins Sept. 10, 2018

The Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program (WIMN) is a network of well-informed citizens dedicated to conservation education and service within Wisconsin communities.  The WIMN Volunteer Training Course provides 40 hours of coursework in natural history, interpretation, and conservation stewardship.  Courses combine classroom instruction with field experiences and are taught by professional natural resources educators and scientists.  Once trained, Wisconsin Master Naturalist Volunteers provide 40 hours of service and take 8 hours of advanced training each year to receive their WIMN pin. 

Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 10-Oct. 8, 5:30-8:30 p.m.  Required Field Trips:  Saturdays, Sept. 15 and Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

Location: Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, N2384 Hunt Hill Rd., Sarona, WI  54870

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 reach 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

  • Registration deadline is August 24, 2018
  • Class size is limited to 18 participants.
  • Course cancellation policies:
    • If a registrant cancels his/her registration for this course prior to August 24, 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 (08/24/2018).
    • 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.
  • Regsitration opens in January 2018

Course Dates: 

Repeats every week every Monday and every Wednesday until Mon Oct 08 2018. Also includes Sat Sep 15 2018, Sat Oct 13 2018.
Monday, September 10, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, September 15, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Monday, September 17, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Monday, September 24, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Monday, October 1, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Monday, October 8, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, October 13, 2018 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm