CLOSED: Volunteer Training, Trees for Tomorrow, Eagle River; begins June 10, 2019

Trees for Tomorrow (TFT) in Eagle River is hosting its first Wisconsin Master Naturalist Volunteer training.  Join TFT staff and regional experts in a week-long exploration of the waters, forests, wildlife, and geology that make the Northwoods so special.  A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all participants each day.  Lodging is available for an additional cost payable to TFT.

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 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.

Schedule: Monday-Saturday, June 10-15, 2019; M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 8:30 a.m.-noon.

Lodging:  Lodging is available in one of our on-site dormitories for $30/night, made payable to Trees for Tomorrow.  Please plan to bring your own towels and bedding.  To reserve lodging, please call 715-479-6456 or email melanie@treesfortomorrow.com

Fee: $275 includes all class materials and a one-year membership with the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin.  Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided each day.  You are responsible for your own dinner arrangements. 

Scholarships:  If you would like to be considered for the reduced fee, 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.

Location: 519 Sheridan Street East, Eagle River, WI  54521

Questions? info@wimasternaturalist.org

PLEASE NOTE - Course participants who wish to become 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 May 27, 2019
  • Class size is limited to 20 participants.
  • Course cancellation policies:
    • If a registrant cancels his/her registration for this course prior to May 27, 2019, 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 (05/27/2019).
    • 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.

Course Dates: 

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 8:30am to Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 5:30pm