North Lakeland Discovery Center

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Training Dates

August 15 - September 6, 2019


North Lakeland Discovery Center

14006 Discovery Lane

Manitowish Waters, WI 54545



Licia Johnson

Annie McDonnell


The North Lakeland Discovery Center, in beautiful Northern Wisconsin, will host a Wisconsin Master Naturalist Volunteer training course in August and September. Programming will be held at the Discovery Center campus and outdoor classroom.  Professional instructors, from professors to wildlife rehabbers, will share a wealth of knowledge at each class.  

The Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program is a network of well-informed citizens dedicated to conservation education and service within Wisconsin communities.  The Master Naturalist Volunteer Training Course provides 40 hours of coursework in natural history, interpretation, and conservation stewardship.  Trainings 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 maintain their certification and receive a recognition pin.


August 15: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

August 20: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

August 22: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

August 27: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

August 29: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

September 4: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

* Mandatory field trip

September 6: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

* Capstone Presentations

Class SIze


Attendance Requirements

To be a certified Master Naturalist, you will be required to:

  • Attend regularly. Only four hours of training may be missed.
  • Participate in field trips, even in inclement weather.
  • Travel in personal vehicles as necessary to reach field trip locations.
  • Experience moderate activity on uneven terrain. Please consult with the program office before registering if you have you have questions about accessibility.
  • Complete a capstone project during the course.


If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, you must fill out the Master Naturalist scholarship form before registering. The Master Naturalist office will follow up with a special code to be used when you register.

Apply for scholarship

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