Adult & Teacher Education

Master Naturalist Training

July 8 - August 12, 2020

The Wisconsin Master Naturalist program is a network of well-informed volunteers dedicated to conservation service, leadership, and lifelong learning. 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 Naturalists provide 40 hours of service and take 8 hours of advanced training each year to maintain their certification and receive a recognition pin. 

Training will be held at both Camp Y-Koda and Kohler-Andrae State Park Sanderling Nature Center with field trips to Northern Unit-Kettle Moraine State Forest Ice Age Center and other nearby locations. Class sessions will cover Geology/landscapes, Ecology, Plant ID and Communities, Wildlife ID, interpretation, Aquatic Life, Human Impacts, Intro to Birding, Invasive Species. Class size is a maximum of 20 participants. 

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Schedule
  • July 8: 8:30am-5:30pm
  • July 15: 8:30am-5:30pm
  • July 22: 8:30am-5:30pm
  • August 5: 8:30am-5:30pm
  • August 12: 8:30am-5:30pm

 

For more information on the Master Naturalist Training Program, please click on the link below. 

Additional Information


 

Teacher Training

Currently no programs offered.  Watch this website for updates for courses offered through the University of Wisconsin- Green Bay taught by Camp Y-Koda instructors Sarah Dezwarte and Dale Katsma.  

Contact Sarah Dezwarte, sdezwarte@sheboygancountyymca.org for further information.