Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

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Training Dates

August 22 - September 26, 2019


Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

1111 E Brown Deer Rd

Milwaukee, WI 53217



Michelle Allison

Tom Finley

Don Quintenz

Corinne Palmer

Cassie Rincon


Schlitz Audubon Nature Center will provide training about the natural history of Wisconsin through classroom instruction, field experience and two off-site field trips.

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 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 Naturalists provide 40 hours of service and take 8 hours of advanced training each year to maintain their certification and receive a recognition pin.


Thursday, August 22: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday, August 24: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

* Mandatory field trip

Tuesday, August 27: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday, August 29: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday, September 3: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday, September 5: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday, September 10: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday, September 12: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday, September 19: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday, September 21: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

* Madatory field trip

Tuesday, September 24: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday, September 26: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Class Size



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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